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Social grace
Judith Jamison, the keynote speaker for the University’s MLK Commemoration Service, changed the image of black women in dance.

High interest rate
Applications to the College for the Class of 2015 increase 12 percent to 21,669.

Thoughtful gestures
UChicago psychologists find that talking with your hands can change your thoughts.


Chicago Tribune (January 11, 2011)
New federal judge has Chicago roots
William Martinez, JD’80, gets confirmed to the bench in Colorado.

Deseret News (January 9, 2011)
Scholar mixes law, religion
Faith dominates the intellectual landscape for former Law School professor Michael W. McConnell, JD’79.

Wall Street Journal (January 7, 2011)
Top economists question continued U.S. dominance
UChicago’s John Cochrane and Raghuram Rajan foresee threats to America’s global financial stature.

New York Times (January 3, 2011)
A clear danger to free speech
Geoffrey R. Stone, JD’71, says the Shield bill proposed in response to WikiLeaks would violate publishers’ First Amendment rights.

Reuters (December 30, 2010)
Harvard, Yale beaten in university brand survey*
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UChicago’s online presence is second to the University of Wisconsin’s.


January 4–February 6
David Wojnarowicz: A Fire in My Belly
Smart Museum | Chicago

Friday, January 21
11 a.m.–6 p.m. | Chicago

Sunday, January 23
Chicago vs. NYU basketball doubleheader
12–3 p.m. | New York

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Pong song
Watch Philip Glass’s (AB’56) theme from The Truman Show—played with ping-pong balls.

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The King speech
Watch a live webcast of the MLK Commemoration Service, featuring Judith Jamison’s keynote address, Friday at 3:30 p.m. CST.

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To dye for?
UChicago’s Tie-Dye Guy, Rafael Menis, ’11, explains the political significance of his wardrobe and the reactions it generates.

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