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What is a Person?

January 15, 2020

Nicolette Bruner asks us who — or what — people really are.
News

The Shortlist for the 2019 Tony Lothian Prize has been Announced

January 09, 2020

SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow Joe Stadolnik was shortlisted for the 2019 Tony Lothian Prize for his book in progress: "The Unsettled Life of Duarte Brandão."
In the Media

What Will the Next Decade Bring in Science?

January 09, 2020

UChicago scientists, including recent Meeting of the Minds participant Ayelet Fishbach, discuss the future of science in the new decade.
In the Media

They Wanted to Save Their 119-Year-Old Village. So They Got Rid of It.

November 26, 2019

A feud over local taxes turned into a referendum on government itself. But Election Day left residents as divided as ever. SIFK Core Faculty member William Howell comments.
In the Media

Introductions Have a Lasting Impact

November 26, 2019

How SIFK Core Faculty member Gary Tubb taught this first-year college student the importance of continually meeting new people and places for personal growth.
In the Media

A Philosopher and a Psychologist Walk into a Panel

November 26, 2019

UChicago Magazine covers the latest installment of SIFK and Booth's event series, A Meeting of the Minds: Business and the Human
In the Media

“We Have To Guard Ourselves Against Gradual Erosion Of Democratic Space”

November 12, 2019

SIFK Core Faculty Member Professor Tom Ginsburg discusses his new book with Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Arvind P. Datar, and Payal Chawla
In the Media

Data Science Predicts Which Failures Will Ultimately Lead to Success

November 07, 2019

SIFK Core Faculty Member James A. Evans discusses how to fail the right way.
Features

SIFK Fellow Wins Modernist Studies Association Prize for an Edition, Anthology, or Essay Collection

October 22, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellow Isaiah Lorado Wilner won the Modernist Studies Association Prize with his book "Indigenous Visions" earlier this month.
In the Media

How Should Economics Shape Policy?

October 15, 2019

Chicago Booth and the University of Chicago's Lars Peter Hansen and Kevin M. Murphy discuss the challenges of translating academic research into policy advice
In the Media

The Impeachment Process: How It Works

October 01, 2019

SIFK Core Faculty Member William Howell weighs in on President Trump's possible impeachment
In the Media

Scientists taught these adorable rats to play hide and seek

September 16, 2019

UChicago neurobiologist Peggy Mason comments on the fun side of science.
In the Media

Classic Chicago Magazine discusses SIFK’s upcoming partnership with artist Kevin Pang

August 16, 2019

Walking into the Stevanovich Institute, surely one of the brightest most welcoming buildings on the University of Chicago campus, you are once again aware that learning can be pure joy.
News

Isaiah Lorado Wilner Awarded 2019 Article Prize from the Forum for the History of the Human Sciences

July 31, 2019

In Wilner’s hands, Franz Boas, a supposed producer of modern anthropology, is transformed into an interlocuter and translator of indigenous peoples‘ knowledge.
In the Media

Bad At Sports Episode 692: Audrius Plioplys

July 30, 2019

Chicago-based contemporary artist Audrius Plioplys, practicing neurologist and visual artist for more than 40 years, talks brain, soul, string theory, convergence, and art.