News: Faculty


Dark Energy Survey releases catalog of nearly 700 million astronomical objects to the public

January 14, 2021


Peter O. Vandervoort, astrophysicist and beloved UChicago mentor, 1935-2020

December 18, 2020

John Carlstrom named 2020 AAAS Fellow

November 25, 2020

James Truran awarded 2021 Hans Bethe Prize

October 8, 2020

Robert Rosner elected to presidency of the American Physical Society

September 23, 2020

UChicago to partner with Berkeley Lab to build next-gen cosmic microwave background experiment

September 9, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Passaglia

July 24, 2020

Congratulations to Sam Passaglia for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "The Black Hole Window on Cosmic Inflation". Sam has accepted a postdoctoral position at the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe.

Congratulations to Dr. Philip Mansfield

July 22, 2020

Congratulations to Philip Mansfield for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "Why Do Dark Matter Halos Die Together? An Intergalactic Murder Mystery". Philip has received a position of a KIPAC fellow at Stanford University.

Mystery over Universe’s expansion deepens with fresh data

July 17, 2020

UChicago scientists reflect on need to address racism, inequality

July 17, 2020

New view of nature’s oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe’s age

July 17, 2020

For A Day, Scientists Pause To Confront Racism

June 11, 2020

Prof. Paolo Privitera won a Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award

June 9, 2020

“Finding who you are, what you do best and what you enjoy doing will bring you in the right direction—in research, and more broadly, in life,” says Prof. Paolo Privitera. “For this reason, I do not rush the students to focus on a single big project when they start working with me.”

Paolo Privitera has been selected as a winner of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

April 21, 2020

Congratulations to Prof. Paolo Privitera

Richard Miller, pioneer of computational astrophysics, 1926–2020

March 25, 2020