New Year’s Resolutions

Take a look at a few goals for 2018 from some our colleges and deans.

IS HE REALLY THAT INTO YOU?

U researcher finds how a woman evaluates a man’s mating interest may be psychologically linked to her father’s behavior β€” and that can affect her own sexual behavior.

Simply tobacco-free

The Tobacco Free rule for the U has gone through a formal review process, has been approved by the Academic Senate and will take effect July 1, 2018.

CONQUERING THE IMPOSSIBLE

Ben Nemtin, No. 1 New York Times best-selling author and star of MTV’s β€œThe Buried Life,” gave the keynote address at commencement and provided students with five steps to make the impossible possible.

CRIME RESEARCH

U researchers identify link between Chicago homicide spike and decline in stop-and-frisk policing.

FROM CAMPUS LAB TO CONTAMINATED CITY

The U’s radiobiology professor Scott Miller is one of the only Americans still allowed to visit sensitive Russian sites.

2017 TOP STORIES

If you missed some of the top-clicked stories of the year, don’t fret. You can find them here.

CODING WITH KALLIE

Recent U graduate Kallie Bracken reflects on paving her own academic path and coding as an art form.

SNAIL VENOM: ALTERNATIVE TO OPIOIDS

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the U received a $10 million grant from the Department of Defense to identify new, natural compounds to develop non-opioid drugs for pain management.