Arts, Science + Culture Initiative
The Arts, Science + Culture Initiative cultivates collaboration, active exchange, and sustained dialogue across a broad spectrum of areas including art history, astronomy and astrophysics, biology, chemistry, cinema and media studies, computer and information science, creative writing, literature, mathematics, medicine, music, molecular engineering, physics, theater, and visual arts.
Carbon Vault is a US nonprofit initiative of the University of Chicago facilitating large-scale voluntary participation in the world’s major cap-and-trade markets by purchasing and holding pollution allowances to keep them out of the hands of polluters.
Environmental Frontiers (EF) creates student-faculty research and educational opportunities focused on the intersection of environmental sustainability and urbanization, with the goal of giving UChicago undergraduate students a scientific and practical understanding of sustainable urban development. Spanning the physical, biological, social sciences and the humanities, the initiative complements existing and emerging course curriculum in Environmental and Urban Studies, Environmental Sciences, and other programs. EF is an Initiative run by the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation in close partnership with the Program on the Global Environment (PGE), the Center for Robust Decision-making on Climate and Energy Policy (RDCEP), Facilities Services, and the Office of Sustainability.