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Mirrored Emotion
While neuroscientist Jean Decety searches for empathy inside the brain, other Chicago faculty find its footprint in hospital exam rooms, social work, sentimental literature, and medieval monastic prayer.
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Readers prove that religion is a hot topic in and out of the classroom, about Woodlawn as it used to be, accountability in higher education, and overlooked jazz musicians.
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It was the best of times, it was the best of times, as Chicago announced two double-digit gifts for biomedical care and research. The total: $67 million.
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Religion scholar Michael Sells argues that Islam’s conflict with the West is neither eternal nor inevitable.
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Writer Dava Sobel pushes students to get the most out of their words.
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Chicago choir takes on Bach’s behemoth, television producer foils the FCC, and glass critic dives into marine aesthetics. Plus: cultural studies, alumni books, and more.
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