Videos

Chapin Hall Child and Family Policy Forum: Collaborative Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Prevention

On March 14, 2013, Chapin Hall hosted a Child & Family Policy Forum at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center titled ”Chapin Hall Child and Family Policy Forum: Collaborative Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Prevention.” Despite overall declining ra...

Arts Incubator Ribbon Cutting and Opening Reception

The University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life initiative on March 8, 2013 opened its new Arts Incubator in the Washington Park neighborhood—providing a dedicated space for artists to grow professionally and build creative connections with the su...

A Conversation with Jon Huntsman

Jon Huntsman, former Republican presidential candidate, former governor of Utah, and former ambassador to China, sits down for a wide-ranging conversation on the state of American politics, the future of U.S.-China relations, and more.

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...