University of Chicago Arete


Molecular scientists unexpectedly produce new type of glass

Posted: 08 / 21 / 2015

University of Chicago

When Prof. Juan de Pablo and his collaborators set about to explain unusual peaks in what should have been featureless optical data, they thought there was a problem in their calculations. In fact, what they were seeing was real. The peaks were an indication of molecular order in a material thought to be entirely amorphous and random: Their experiments had produced a new kind of glass.

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2015 Impact Report

Posted: 08 / 06 / 2015

University of Chicago

2015 was an outstanding year for Arete and our partners. We ended the year with over 19 million dollars in successful grant proposals. We increased the number of faculty we work with to 243, we helped secure one of the largest foundation awards the Divinity School has ever received, and we made front page news on the UChicago homepage. Our 2015 report highlights some of the key moments and milestones that stood out this year.

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UChicago anthropologist improves climate change models using historical data

Posted: 07 / 14 / 2015

University of Chicago

Kathleen Morrison takes on an “insanely ambitious effort” to improve global climate change models by using historical landcover data. 

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Posted: 05 / 15 / 2015

University of Chicago

We're counting down the days until the MBL Celebration of Discovery. The UChicago - MBL summer retreat will be held in dreamy Woods Hole, MA from July 10 - 12. 

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~ Past Events ~

MBL Celebration of Discovery

10 / 07   12:00 AM Marine Biological Laboratory

There is no other place in the world like the Marine Biological Laboratory. An environment of discovery without equal, the MBL is a nexus where scientists meet—often for the first time—and begin work that has a global reach.

Apply Now: MBL-UChicago Seed Fund Application Due 4/30

04 / 30   12:00 AM

Grants (up to $25,000) will be given out in support of collaborative research among UChicago and MBL faculty at the MBL. Applications are due April 30, 2015. 

Climate Change: Fact, Fiction, and What You Can Do

03 / 10   6:00 PM International House