News & Events


  • Andrea and Olivia Rock the Undergraduate Research Symposium

    October 12, 2018

    Andrea Salazar and Olivia Alcabes had excellent poster presentations at the 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium today. Andrea's poster was titled "Testing for Climate Limit Cycles on Tidally Locked Planets" and Olivia's was titled "The Survivability of Alien Life on Gaian Exoplanets with Changes in External Forcing." Awesome job Andrea and Olivia!!

  • Congratulations, Dr. Tierney!

    September 21, 2018

    Peter Tierney passed his thesis defense this Friday, titled "Characterizing and quantifying habitat heterogeneity, extinction, and persistence of habitat preference in Phanerozoic reefs." His committee members were Sue Kidwell (chair), David Jablonski, Michael Foote, Mark Webster and Scott Lidgard. Congratulations Dr. Tierney!

  • UChicago News Spotlights recent PNAS paper

    September 19, 2018

    Katie Collins, Stewart Edie, Gene Hunt, Kaustuv Roy and Prof. David Jablonski coauthored a paper presenting a new metric for predicting extinction risk. Their results and an interview with Katie Collins and David Jablonski were featured by UChicago News.