June 12, 2019
For extra credit in Associate Professor Dorian Abbot's Global Warming class, students made outreach videos with a song, poem, or comedy sketch about global warming. Here's a YouTube channel with all the videos, organized by number of views:
June 10, 2019
Assistant Professor Graham Slater is featured on UChicago News this week, talking about his recent paper on the evolution of sloths. Prof. Slater was part of an international team of researchers who used evidence from ancient proteins to reconstruct the relationships of living tree sloths to their giant extinct relatives. "Not only do our results rewrite sloth classification," said Prof. Slater, "they suggest much of what we thought we knew about how sloths evolved may be wrong."
May 31, 2019
Assistant Prof. Malte Jansen was recently granted an NSF CAREER Award from the NSF's division for Ocean sciences for displaying outstanding potential as an early-career scientist and academic role model. Congratulations, Prof. Jansen!