Nation’s first quantum startup accelerator, Duality, launches at UChicago’s Polsky Center and Chicago Quantum Exchange
Duality, a new accelerator program based in Hyde Park, will help quantum startups bridge the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace.
Logan Center for the Arts appoints new strategic program manager for Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project
Dance leader Princess Mhoon returns to her hometown to amplify the voices of Chicago’s Black dancemakers and icons
Remembering Rudy Nimocks, Sr.: Campus and South Side community celebrate the life of a beloved leader
Friends and former colleagues honor the life and legacy of former UChicago police chief and longtime community leader Rudy Nimocks, Sr., who died this month at 91.
UChicago Community Programs Accelerator welcomes 17 incoming South Side organizations and recognizes first graduates of Crown Family School Certificate in Nonprofit Management Program
The selected nonprofit organizations and nonprofit professionals were recognized in a virtual event on March 12.
For Dr. Fauci, COVID-19 Has Underscored Value of Humility in Public Policy
At UChicago event, expert stresses importance of data, transparency—for COVID-19 and beyond
"Nothing about us, without us": Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention collaborates with the community to reduce violence
Disinvestment, poverty, educational disparities, and health inequities caused by systemic racism have taken a heavy toll on the Chicago communities that are disproportionately affected by violence. The Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention, based at the UChicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice, is collaborating closely with a Bronzeville community organization to take on this multifaceted issue.
UChicago students team up with pro athletes to fight inequality
Former Bears linebacker enlists Harris students in launch of nonprofit initiatives.
Pathbreaking Black mayors paving the way in urban policy
A February 1 event brought together a group of Black mayors who have been on the front lines of urban policy.
Road to recovery: How an innovative community-centered program is helping children and families build lives after trauma
The BHC Collaborative, founded on the premise that children and their families affected by trauma should be treated holistically, has helped both Nina Johnson and her son, Romel, to heal after his near-death gunshot wound.
Landmark Gift to UChicago is Nation’s Largest Ever for the Study of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
A new commitment to the University of Chicago from James and Paula Crown and their family will support the School of Social Service Administration, which will be renamed the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice.
Diverse learners, volunteers gain new perspectives through Winning Words partnership
At Hyde Park’s City Elementary, UChicago Civic Knowledge Project’s pre-college philosophy program makes a unique impact with the school’s diverse learners
Navigating startup success: Polsky launches the ‘Compass,’ a new deep tech accelerator program
The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently launched the Compass – a first-of-its-kind deep tech accelerator program for early-stage startups and technologies.