News & Events


  • Maria Hernandez Limon received the 2021 RISE Up Award

    May 12, 2021

    Maria Hernandez Limon received the 2021 RISE Up Award, one of the University's Student Leader Awards. This award recognizes students who, through their engagement with members of the campus community, represent our shared commitment to the values of diversity and inclusion. Congrats Maria!

  • Justin Podowski awarded Harper Dissertation Fellowship

    May 12, 2021

    Justin Podowski was awarded a prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship! The William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship is one of the highest honors awarded to UChicago students. It is awarded in the final year of graduate study to recognize significant achievement and facilitate completion of the doctoral degree. Justin's dissertation work has, for the first time, mapped the genomic landscape of microbial communities across the Laurentian Great Lakes. Congrats Justin!

  • In memory of Professor Victor Barcilon, 1939-2020

    May 11, 2021