Department News: 2021
Congratulations to Professor Jacob Bean
October 20, 2021
Jacob L. Bean, Professor
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Dear Colleagues,

Please join me in congratulating Jacob Bean on his promotion from Associate Professor to Professor with the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Congratulations Jacob!

- John E. Carlstrom,
Chair, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Department members: Jacob L. Bean

Congratulations to Emily Gilbert
October 5, 2021
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Emily Gilbert has received the NASA/GSPC Robert H. Goddard Award - Science.

Noel Swerdlow, one of the ‘greatest scholars’ of the history of science, 1941-2021
August 3, 2021
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Expert on ancient scientists remembered for mathematical rigor, intellectual imagination.
Prof. Emeritus Noel M. Swerdlow, a distinguished historian of science and the world’s foremost expert on Ptolemy and Copernicus, died July 24. He was 79.

Astrophysics Class of 2021
June 17, 2021
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Finian Ashmead, Sham Dilmohamed, Nicholas Earley, Solomon Freilich, Shane Helstrom, Kate Howell, Ben Koch, An Li, Jason Lin, Owen Matthews, Liz Medina, Kaiya Merz, Blake Moss, Amanda Muratore, Ally Nisenoff, Jorge Sanchez, Emily Sisco, Daniel Stein, Ezra Sukay, Kiyan Tavangar, and David Weisskopf.

Students’ final year of undergraduate study is filled with opportunities to make fond memories while preparing for life after their time at the College. From Senior Week and unique traditions to Convocation, the College plans numerous events to help commemorate the UChicago experience.