Articles about University of Chicago

Want to get a law degree from US? Read this!

15 Jul 2022

Career
Want to get a law degree from US? Read this!

Law degrees are one of the most prestigious. Lawyers not only have the opportunity to earn a high income but are also vital to the judiciary besides other fields.

India's air pollution reducing 5 years of life expectancy: Study

14 Jun 2022

India
India's air pollution reducing 5 years of life expectancy: Study

Air pollution emerged as the greatest threat to human health in India, decreasing life expectancy by five years, said the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) released on Tuesday.

Ready to share cash transfer scheme with India: Pakistan PM

11 Jun 2020

World
Ready to share cash transfer scheme with India: Pakistan PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he is ready to share his government's cash transfer program with India to help the latter with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak.

Missouri becomes first US state to sue China over coronavirus

22 Apr 2020

World
Missouri becomes first US state to sue China over coronavirus

The US state of Missouri on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against the Chinese government over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Researchers create ultrasonic wearable bracelet that jams all nearby microphones

17 Feb 2020

Technology
Researchers create ultrasonic wearable bracelet that jams all nearby microphones

From smartphones, smart speakers to other microphone-equipped gadgets, all such devices might be snooping on you without even your knowledge. But if you aren't willing to take any chances, there is a solution for you.

Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

17 Feb 2020

Technology
Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

Despite being incredibly helpful, smart home devices carry the risk of abuse - cases where hackers exploit bugs and listen to private/intimate conversations of unsuspecting people.

True Balance raises $23 million from Korean investors

16 Oct 2019

Business
True Balance raises $23 million from Korean investors

Fintech start-up True Balance has received $23 million in Series C round of funding.

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

15 Jul 2019

Inspirational
Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

Five people who became the youngest-ever doctors in the world

12 Jun 2019

World
Five people who became the youngest-ever doctors in the world

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many and it is one of the most sought-after professions.

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

27 Sep 2018

India
Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

Indians may live 4yrs longer if country meets WHO standards

13 Aug 2018

India
Indians may live 4yrs longer if country meets WHO standards

Indians would live for about four years longer on an average if the country meets the WHO's air quality standards, according to a new study.

Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan

13 Apr 2018

India
Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan

Comparisons between India and China are "unfair" as India "pales" before the Communist giant, which is about five times India's size, ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said as he emphasized on improving infrastructure for the country's growth.

ISB tops Indian institutes in Global MBA Rankings, IIM-Ahmedabad slips

29 Jan 2018

India
ISB tops Indian institutes in Global MBA Rankings, IIM-Ahmedabad slips

The Indian School of Business (ISB) was ranked 28th among universities worldwide in Financial Times' Global MBA Ranking 2018.

Doomsday Clock moved to two minutes to midnight

26 Jan 2018

World
Doomsday Clock moved to two minutes to midnight

The Doomsday Clock, which serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet, was moved to two minutes before midnight or doomsday, said the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

NASA sets 2018 goal: Will launch mission to "touch" Sun!

01 Jan 2018

Technology
NASA sets 2018 goal: Will launch mission to "touch" Sun!

NASA, which is turning 60 this year, has released a "2018 to do list" including an exciting mission to "touch" Sun!

Nobel laureate Richard Thaler says demonetization was badly implemented

20 Nov 2017

India
Nobel laureate Richard Thaler says demonetization was badly implemented

The winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard Thaler has said that the Modi government's decision to demonetize high value currency notes was a "good" idea, but its implementation was "deeply flawed".

Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

08 Nov 2017

Politics
Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been considering giving its three Rajya Sabha (RS) seats to "outsiders," that is, those who don't belong to any political party.

Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?

01 Nov 2017

World
Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?

Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, makes for an ideal candidate to head the US Federal Reserve, says international financial magazine Barron's.

Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

07 Oct 2017

Business
Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is on the list of probable winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics compiled by research company, Clarivate Analytics.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

02 Jun 2017

Technology
NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

In 1969, when Neil Armstrong from NASA's Apollo 11 mission took the first step on the moon and made history, it was immortalized by the famous quote, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Obama's first post-presidency speech: 'Ready to train new leadership'

25 Apr 2017

World
Obama's first post-presidency speech: 'Ready to train new leadership'

In his first post-presidency speech, former US President Barack Obama announced he wants to spend the next phase helping "prepare the next generation of leadership".

Raghuram Rajan returns to Chicago Booth School as Professor

19 Sep 2016

India
Raghuram Rajan returns to Chicago Booth School as Professor

Former RBI Governor, Raghuram Rajan, is set to teach International Corporate Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Winter 2017.

Raghuram Rajan: Willing to stay, but could not reach agreement

02 Sep 2016

India
Raghuram Rajan: Willing to stay, but could not reach agreement

With Raghuram Rajan's tenure coming to an end on Sunday, Rajan said that he was willing to stay for an extended period as RBI Governor, but talks with the government failed.