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OCTOBER 2002
Volume 95, Issue 1
 
 
   
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2001
News from the University of Chicago Magazine

Welcome to the first issue of Uchicago.Edu, a monthly e-bulletin bringing you news about the University of Chicago. We hope you will find Uchicago.Edu a quick and easy way to connect to the University and to its alumni community.

In this e-bulletin we offer links to the latest U of C Magazine and to other online news from Chicago:

IN THIS ISSUE >>
COVER STORY:
- Chicago's Nobel economic tradition
ALSO IN THE DECEMBER MAGAZINE:
- Grad student turned bookseller Michael Powell
- Enrico Fermi's 100th birthday party
- After-images of September 11

OTHER NEWS FROM CHICAGO >>
- Saller named provost, Boyer 3-term dean.

RESEARCH AT CHICAGO >>
- Loneliness can be dangerous to your health.

MAROON SPORTS >>
- Seven football players make All-UAA first team.

NEWS FROM THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION >>
- "The Politics of Terrorism." Watch the video.
- To give or get career advice, try the Alumni Careers Network.


YOUR CHICAGO CONNECTIONS >>
ABOUT CHICAGO.EDU >>
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IN THIS ISSUE
Your December/01 University of Chicago Magazine is in the mail. And it's online. Here's some of what's coming your way:

COVER STORY:
www.alumni.uchicago.edu/magazine/0112/features/index.htm
- Wealth of notions: Chicago's nobel economic tradition

"Chicago economist" and "Nobel laureate" are not synonymous. But a long line of Chicago faculty and alumni has dominated the marketplace of economic thought. Here, in translation, are the theories that made Chicago famous.

ALSO IN THE DECEMBER MAGAZINE:
www.alumni.uchicago.edu/magazine/0112/features/powell.html

- The life and tomes of Michael Powell   
A former grad student turned bookseller, Michael Powell is the owner of the world's largest new- and used-book store.

www.alumni.uchicago.edu/magazine/0112/features/beyond.html
- Beyond the bomb   
On the centenary of Enrico Fermi's birth, colleagues and students of the atomic physicist gathered to remember an outstanding teacher.

www.alumni.uchicago.edu/magazine/0112/features/remains.html
- The remains of the day   
An ethicist, an iconologist, and a philosopher who's also a psychiatrist consider after-images of September 11.

www-studentactivities.uchicago.edu/?page=rccs&cat=facilities
- VIRTUAL CHICAGO: Wanna be an undergrad again?
Click on the Web cam and see students playing pool, watching TV, or just hanging out at the Reynolds Club.

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OTHER NEWS FROM CHICAGO
www-news.uchicago.edu/releases/01/011129.saller.shtml
- SALLER named U of C provost.   
Dean of the Division of Social Sciences Richard P. Saller will become Chicago's second-ranking officer effective January 1, 2002. He succeeds Geoffrey R. Stone, JD'71, who announced in October his decision to return to full-time research and teaching in the Law School and the College.

www-news.uchicago.edu/releases/01/011204.boyer.shtml
- BOYER reappointed College dean.   
John W. Boyer, AM'69, PhD'75, has been appointed to a third five-year term as Dean of the College effective July 1, 2002. Since taking the post in 1992 Boyer has strengthened the College curriculum, admissions program, study abroad options, internships, and foreign language instruction.

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RESEARCH AT CHICAGO
chronicle.uchicago.edu/011115/loneliness.shtml
- LONELINESS can be dangerous to your health.   
A team of University researchers will receive $7.5 million from the National Institute on Aging to support work to better understand what many doctors have suspected for generations: People who feel lonely have more health problems and a shorter-life expectancy than those who do not feel lonely.



MAROON SPORTS
www.uchicago.edu/student/athletics/news.htm
- SEVEN FOOTBALL PLAYERS make All-UAA first team

Sixteen University of Chicago football players have been named to the 2001 All-University Athletic Association First and Second Teams. Among the 16 honorees were seven First Team selections. The Maroons finished the season 6-3-0 overall (1-3-0 conference).

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NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

www.alumni.northwestern.edu/2001/ed&travel/classes_wo_classrooms/politcs.asx
- CHICAGO FACULTY discuss "The Politics of Terrorism."
In late October the University of Chicago and Northwestern University Alumni Associations sponsored a panel discussion on international politics after September 11. On the panel were political scientist John Mearsheimer, who directs the U of C's Program on International Security Policy, and Marvin Zonis of the Graduate School of Business, an expert on terrorism, Middle Eastern politics, and global development.

alumnicareers.uchicago.edu
- To give or receive career advice, try the
Alumni Careers Network, alumnicareers.uchicago.edu
  
The Alumni Careers Network is an online database of alumni who have volunteered to be career contacts and provide informational interviews about their careers to alumni and students. The network includes more than 3,000 alumni career advisors and is growing daily. It's free, it's password protected, and more volunteers are welcome.

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YOUR CHICAGO CONNECTIONS
Chicago Alumni Online: www.alumni.uchicago.edu
Chicago Home: www.uchicago.edu
Chicago Chronicle: chronicle.uchicago.edu
University News Service: www-news.uchicago.edu
About Chicago: www.uchicago.edu/uchi/about
Maroon Athletics: www.uchicago.edu/student/athletics/news.htm
The Chicago Maroon: www.chicagomaroon.com
The Chicago Weekly News: www.chicagoweeklynews.com

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