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Exploring Knowledge about Knowledge

Posted: 05 / 18 / 2011

University of Chicago

Pushing past the present limits of human knowledge is crucial in tackling society’s challenges, says James Evans, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Chicago and in the College.

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Developing the Science of Spatial Learning

Posted: 05 / 18 / 2011

University of Chicago

To better understand and improve such skills, researchers at the Spatial Intelligence Learning Center (SILC) are establishing the burgeoning interdisciplinary science of spatial cognition. Their goal is to transform educational practice so that educators can more effectively teach scientific, technical, engineering and mathematical (STEM) skills.

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Focusing on Reproductive Health

Posted: 05 / 04 / 2011

University of Chicago

"Reproductive health challenges — including adolescent and unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive cancers, obesity and postpartum hemorrhage — remain daunting and intractable, both in Chicago and around the world," says Melissa Gilliam, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Chicago.

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Informing, Influencing Energy Policy

Posted: 05 / 06 / 2011

University of Chicago

Energy policies on many levels of government and at many organizations around the country are in disarray, says Robert Rosner, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, and physics at the University of Chicago and the College, and former director of the Argonne National Laboratory.

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