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Knowledge Applied

Mar 26, 2018

Imagine a health monitor for the city, but instead of measuring heart rate or daily steps, this device measures everything from air quality to vehicle traffic.

The idea may sound like science fiction, but it’s becoming a reality for cities like Chicago through the Array of Things project, a collaborative effort...


Mar 19, 2018

Dr. Stacy Lindau, professor at Pritzker School of Medicine in the Departments of OB/GYN and Medicine-Geriatrics, leads a program to help combat hunger called “Feed First.” With six food pantries located throughout Comer Children’s Hospital, they are serving a profound solution in the fight against a condition...


Mar 12, 2018

It’s no surprise that a little nature can go a long way in making people feel better. But the research of environmental psychologist Marc Berman, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago, shows that adding trees to a city can have a significant impact on a person’s health...


Mar 5, 2018

Matt Epperson, associate professor in the School of Social Service Administration, has seen the failures of mass incarceration first hand. For more than two decades, Epperson worked with incarcerated individuals as a social worker, including six years in a county jail in Michigan.

On this episode of Knowledge Applied,...