June 7, 2022
Adina’s dissertation is on a multi-wavelength investigation of young stellar and planetary systems, supervised by Jacob Bean.
June 7, 2022
Rebecca’s dissertation is on the acceleration and astrophysical impact of galactic cosmic rays, supervised by Damiano Caprioli.
May 27, 2022
Congratulations to Huanqing Chen for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation on “Probing Cosmic Reionization with Quasar Proximity Zones” (PhD Advisor: Nick Gnedin)
May 26, 2022
Congratulations to Rostom Mbarek, graduate student, for winning a 2022 Nathan Sugarman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research.
May 18, 2022
Megan Mansfield won a 2021 IAU PhD Prize
April 14, 2022
Graduate student Alice Burington, undergraduate student Nick Corso, undergraduate student Viraj Manwadkar, and undergraduate student Jared Siegel received the NSF GSRFs Award.
November 18, 2021
October 5, 2021
Emily Gilbert has received the NASA/GSPC Robert H. Goddard Award - Science.
September 21, 2021
Zhuowen Zhang has received the Prize for the Best Poster at the Fermilab Users Meeting in August, on DES galaxy cluster research.
September 15, 2021
Congratulations to Andrew Neil for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "Constraining Exoplanet Composition Demographics with Large-scale Surveys" (PhD Advisor: Leslie Rogers).
June 17, 2021
Students’ final year of undergraduate study is filled with opportunities to make fond memories while preparing for life after their time at the College.
May 4, 2021
Gourav Khullar, graduate student, has been awarded a Physical Sciences Teaching Prize for 2020-2021.
April 14, 2021
A safe space for EDI in A&A: Back in 2017, a group of graduate students and postdocs from the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics created IDEA, or Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Astronomy.
April 6, 2021
Jazmine Jefferson is a second year PhD student in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
March 1, 2021
Astrophysicist and University of Chicago graduate student Abigail Lee is the lead author on a new paper that analyzed observations of light from a nearby galaxy to validate the JAGB method for measuring cosmological distances. This novel technique will allow future independent distance measurements that can help answer one of the biggest outstanding questions in cosmology: how fast is the universe expanding?