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  • The graduating class celebrates a memorable #UChicago2019 Convocation weekend. #🎓

    Full Story: http://ms.spr.ly/6188TKE66

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  • “You will be called upon to act, to speak, and to lead. And like so many University of Chicago graduates who have come before you, you will approach this challenge of leadership empowered by your #UChicago education." - Pres. Zimmer

    Congratulations to the Class of 2019—we can't wait to see where your education takes you. #UChicago2019

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  • The 532nd Convocation of the University of Chicago, live from the main quadrangle. #UChicago2019

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  • As the UChicago College Class of 2019's journey nears its end with #UChicago Convocation this weekend, we go back to where it all began—take a look at a #tbt to the Class of 2019's Move-In and O-Week in 2015.

    Recognize anyone?

    #UChicago2019

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  • Six months ago, a silent film was identified as the earliest depiction of African American affection, sparking a radical rethinking of early cinema—now, the #UChicago scholar who dated the film has been honored by The Academy.

    Allyson Nadia Field's path to becoming an Academy Film Scholar: http://ms.spr.ly/6188TJ22e

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  • Each year, #UChicago Study Abroad hosts a photo contest in which UChicago College students submit their favorite photos from their travels around the globe. Check out this year's winners:

    1st: Moroccan rug - Gwyneth Hochhausler, ’20
    2nd: A Painting of Montserrat - Sally Wan, ’20
    3rd: Busker on the train, Paris - John Luo, ’20

    See more at: http://ms.spr.ly/6180TJIzE

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  • Today in sloth news: Sloths once roamed the Americas, ranging from tiny animals that lived in trees to massive ground sloths that may have weighed up to six tons. (‼)

    Now, new research from #UChicago scientists has shaken up the sloth family tree: http://ms.spr.ly/6188TJYPI

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  • Congratulations to My Art Cache, an online platform for art industry professionals and winner of the first-place prize in the #UChicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's 2019 New Venture Challenge: http://ms.spr.ly/6181TJlQv

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  • An ornately decorated ostrich egg. Abraham Lincoln's pie safe. An unreadable concrete book. A poem printed on pasta. Take a look at just a few of the treasures hidden within the University of Chicago Special Collections Research Center: http://ms.spr.ly/6185TJ9i5

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  • Every year, UChicago Admissions asks applicants to consider essay questions that are…a bit less conventional.

    From the physics of unlimited breadsticks to interdimensional #UChicago campuses—check out the brand new essay prompts at: https://collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/essay

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  • Two years ago today, NASA announced it was naming a solar probe in honor of pioneering #UChicago physicist Eugene Parker.

    Now venturing closer to the sun than any spacecraft before it, the Parker Solar Probe marked the first time a NASA spacecraft had been named for a living individual. http://ms.spr.ly/6187TJMpc

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  • The campus community mourns the loss of Olaf Schneewind, Professor and chair of the #UChicago Department of Microbiology.

    Prof. Schneewind, who joined the University in 2001, was one of the world's leading experts on infectious diseases: http://ms.spr.ly/6180TJyL8

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  • Announcing the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering — the nation’s first school dedicated to this emerging field and the first new school at #UChicago in three decades.

    Supported by a generous commitment from the Pritzker Foundation, Pritzker Molecular Engineering builds on advances in basic science to design technology from the molecular level up, providing pivotal new approaches to fundamental societal challenges. http://ms.spr.ly/6186Tyh52

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  • "PokĂ©mon’s invocation of supernatural power as an alternative to the constraining societal forces of corporate greed may help us discern a larger current of millennial religion."

    What #DetectivePikachu tells us about Milliennial Religion, via University of Chicago Divinity School:
    http://ms.spr.ly/6186TytLA

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  • You're looking at a vial of seawater dating to the last Ice Age—about 20,000 years ago.

    A #UChicago scientist discovered these drops preserved inside rock in the Indian Ocean. It’s the first time we’ve ever had an actual sample of the ancient ocean—and it can tell us about the Earth's climate. http://ms.spr.ly/6183TytIf

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  • Although his music is performed in concert halls, most of it doesn’t sound like strings or horns. It's electronic and experimental, veering closer to Trent Reznor than Beethoven.

    Meet Sam Pluta: the UChicagoan inventing his own kind of music. http://ms.spr.ly/6185Tytwb

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  • #UChicago will award the 2019 Rosenberger Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Creative and Performing Arts to Jenny Holzer, “whose unique text-based work is ambitious, relevant and influential.”

    Holzer, a pioneer in using public art as social intervention, will receive her award at Convocation ceremonies on June 15:
    http://ms.spr.ly/6187TyWdR

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  • For two weeks during Ada Palmer's Italian Renaissance course the class transforms into a live-action role-playing game centered around a papal election circa 1492. Students negotiate, make alliances and compete to elect a pope whose influence determines the outcome of a war.

    More on this uniquely #UChicago experience: http://ms.spr.ly/6180Tyc7u
    (📸: UChicago College)

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  • When a #UChicago ecologist first came to Hyde Park he stumbled on a unique piece of the city’s history: the monk parakeets of Hyde Park, inspiring his innovative research into domestic parrot populations. #PollySci http://ms.spr.ly/6181TykD9

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