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DECEMBER 2002
Volume 95, Issue 2
 
 
   
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Birthday party for a revolutionary
To celebrate the ideas and influence of Milton Friedman, Chicago threwwhat else?an economics conference. The same man who skewered the anticompetitive practices of the American Medical Association and attacked rent control was present at the creation of the federal income-tax withholding system during World War II. Then Milton Friedman, AM'33, fresh from stints with the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER), the Department of the Treasury, and Columbia University's Statistical Research Group, joined Chicago's economics faculty in 1946.
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Birthday party for a revolutionary
Hyde Parkers are bowled over
New York kicks off campaign
E-mail incidents reflect tensions
Back from the boondocks
Male volunteers not so rare anymore


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Bird Watching

New York kicks off campaign
With faculty presentations worthy of the spectacular venuethe Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural Historythe U of C Board of Trustees kicked off the New York regional portion of the "The Chicago Initiative," the five-year, $2 billion capital campaign launched on campus in April. More than 300 guests attended the October 16 event, the first in a series of special programs for the New York community, where board chair Edgar D. Jannotta noted that supporters had already committed more than $760 million to the Initiative.
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E-mail incidents reflect tensions
In recent months both Provost Richard Saller and President Don Randel have addressed the far-reaching influence of current tensions in the Middle East and specifically how these tensions may affect the University community.
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Back from the boondocks
It happened when Al Sharpton was caught on video in a cowboy hat, making a drug deal. It happened when Harry Belafonte compared Colin Powell to a slave "permitted to come into the house of the master." It happened when Jesse Jackson called for Barbershop filmmakers to edit out jokes about Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. It happens often when prominent African Americans make public gaffes: they land in the boondocks.
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Home away from home at I-House
A former International House resident, Henry Pernet, AM'67, PhD'79, became I-House director in December 2000. Previously secretary general of the University Hospitals of Geneva, Pernet has also managed a European real-estate firm and spent six years in the banking industry. His master's and doctoral degrees are in history of religions from the Divinity School, and he lived in I-House for two years in the 1960s.
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Join the club(s)
Civil liberties, ballroom dancing, Objectivism, tutoring, rugby, Japanese animation, the Brazilian dance/martial art Capoeira, hot chocolateyou name it, chances are there's a U of C club to pursue it.
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