Last Friday, four College third-years, all finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarships, were invited to Harper to pose for publicity photos—or so they thought. The finalists didn’t yet know that they had already been selected for the honor. Dean Boyer broke the big news, and their reactions were captured on video!
Thursday, April 10th through Saturday, April 19th will all have dates that read the same forwards as they do backwards (4 / 1x / 14), making this week a solid block of perfectly palindromic days. New life goal: live life moving forward from now until noon on Friday, and then reverse it until midnight on Sunday!
Indeed, we do offer physics based programs! Graduating with a degree in physics requires classes in introductory and advanced physics, mathematics courses, as well as physics electives that will allow you to pursue specific interests. We also offer a degree program in physics with specialization in astrophysics!
Sound cool? Then you should check out this link courtesy of the UChicago Physics Department:
Want to major in another field of study but also do a minor in physics? You can! The UChicago Core emphasizes a strong liberal arts education, meaning you can decide to pursue physics without forgoing discussions on Hamlet’s inner turmoil or Marx’s commodity fetishism.
Frodo Baggins risked his life in Mordor, Sherlock Holmes continues to fight his nemesis, Moriarty; and Harry Potter struggled from birth against the evil Voldemort. So what exactly makes these “mor”bid monikers so monstrous? Slate explores the linguistic origins behind the common de-name-inator of literature’s vilest villains.
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