Videos

Arts and Public Life at the University of Chicago

Visit http://www.arts.uchicago.edu/apl for more information on Arts and Public Life. Learn about the University of Chicago's Arts and Public Life initiative and its new Arts Incubator in Washington Park on Chicago's South Side. Envisioned by artist The...

Economic Development in New York Post 9/11: A Conversation with Dan Doctoroff

  As Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York, Dan Doctoroff, JD'84, helped lead one of the city’s most dramatic economic resurgences following the attacks of 9/11.  Mr. Doctoroff will recount his experience lea...

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Lessons from the 2012 Campaign

By many measures, the 2012 presidential election was historic and groundbreaking. Our panel takes a big-picture look at what happened in 2012 and how it may impact the future—for the president, for Congress, for campaigns, and for the political parti...

Knotted Vortex

University of Chicago physicists have succeeded in creating a vortex knot—a feat akin to tying a smoke ring into a knot. Linked and knotted vortex loops have existed in theory for more than a century, but creating them in the laboratory had previous...

A Vortex Tied in Knots

University of Chicago physicists have succeeded in creating a vortex knot—a feat akin to tying a smoke ring into a knot. Linked and knotted vortex loops have existed in theory for more than a century, but creating them in the laboratory had previous...

The Role of Super PACs in 2012 and Beyond

For the first time since the Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United decision, Super PACs such as Priorities USA and Crossroads GPS were able to put their mark on a presidential election in 2012, through hundreds of millions of dollars in spendi...

Confronting Risk and Ambiguity in Macroeconomics and Finance

For decades or centuries, economists and decision theorists have struggled to use probability to understand how individuals respond to risk and ambiguity. When investors or consumers face a complex economic environment, it is challenging to represent t...

The Dean's Craft of Teaching Seminar, Winter 2013, with Jonathan Z. Smith

Led by Jonathan Z. Smith, the Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities and Associate Faculty in the University of Chicago Divinity School, and author of the forthcoming collection of essays “On Teaching Religion: Essays by...

Media Relations in the Digital Age

From the explosion of Facebook and Twitter to round-the-clock cable news coverage, the 2012 presidential election took place in a media landscape like no other. So how did the Obama and Romney campaigns respond to these new trends and channels? Media s...

Ads, Messaging, and Media Buying in 2012

Leading media consultants from the 2012 presidential campaigns talk about the ads and messaging they created to move voters and define candidates and opponents in the race.