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Julius Rosenwald Hall at the University of Chicago (Czmurio / Wikimedia Commons)

High schoolers looking to attend the prestigious Hyde Park university no longer need to worry about submitting ACT or SAT test scores on their undergrad applications.

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(Basil Greber / University of Chicago)

A study of rock minerals from northern Canada provides evidence that the Earth might have supported life hundreds of millions of years earlier than thought, according to research led by UChicago scientists.  

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Scenes from the New Venture Challenge held Wednesday, May 30, 2018. (Courtesy of Matt Marton)

The “Shark Tank” of the University of Chicago awards some big money to young entrepreneurs. Meet two of the newly minted Polsky prize winners.

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UChicago Medicine began offering level-one adult trauma care on May 1—something it hadn’t offered since 1988. 

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Life restoration of the new mammaliaform species Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch.  The animal is estimated to have weighed 2.5 pounds and probably grew to be about the size of a small hare. (Jorge A. Gonzalez illustration)

The discovery of a fossilized skull in Utah suggests the divide of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea, occurred 15 million years later than previously believed, according to a new study. 

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A new report from the ACLU and the University of Chicago alleges a disturbing trend of abuse towards young migrants held by immigration officials.

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The former Attucks Elementary School building, located near Washington Park, is one of the 50 schools CPS closed in 2013. (Steven Kevil / Wikimedia Commons)

What happened to students caught up in one of the largest waves of school closures in U.S. history? A University of Chicago study suggests the controversial move did not result in academic gains.

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Hanna and Charles Gray, June 1993. (Courtesy of Hanna Gray)

The first woman to be president of the University of Chicago, who is also a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, talks about her extraordinary life.

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A new resource is designed to help adolescents and young adults develop job skills, continue their education and overcome barriers to stable employment.

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A hypothetical male patient diagnosed with hypertension served as the starting point for a University of Chicago study on racial bias in health care in the U.S. and France.

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(Inventorchris / Flickr)

The University of Chicago student shot by campus police this week now faces a felony charge of assaulting an officer, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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Nneka Jones Tapia appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Nov. 2, 2017.

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart drew national attention when he appointed a psychologist to be the jail’s executive director. After almost three years on the job, Nneka Jones Tapia is moving on. 

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A woman covers her mouth with a handkerchief while walking through the streets of Ahmedabad, India. (Jill Ryan / WBUR Boston’s NPR News Station / Flickr)

Air pollution kills more than one million people every year in India. A team of Chicago students are now developing an app they think will give Indians the tools needed to confront the deadly problem.

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Artificial intelligence research has been around for more than half a century, but we’ve only recently seen developments in AI technology that might bring sci-fi film plotlines to life. Should we be afraid?

UChicago Study Finds Immune History Influences Effectiveness

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This year’s flu vaccine is only 36 percent effective, according to the CDC. But a new study suggests that a person’s past flu experiences could influence how effective the flu vaccine is for them.

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The Canadian prime minister spoke candidly at the University of Chicago on Wednesday, addressing trade tensions between both countries, as well as his vision of gender equality.

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