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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MAGAZINE
Table of Contents
VOLUME 89, NUMBER
6 AUGUST 1997
laureate F. Sherry Rowland, SM'51, PhD'52, discovered that man-made gases were
destroying the Earth's ozone layer. (See "Clean-up Hitter," below).
Photograph by Dan Dry.
Sherry Rowland's work in atmospheric
chemistry made CFCs a household word--and halting their production a global issue.
Contemporary composer Shulamit
wrote her first opera by drawing on ancient themes.
from our readers: Law in the public interest; a small College and those who love
it; wilderness values.
The U of C reaches out to the red planet. Also: a bumper crop
of first-rate teachers.
Historian Rashid Khalidi explains how Palestinian identity emerged.
news, including Alumni Awards
news for graduating classes in
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