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Care and discovery
Treatment and research intertwine at the University's innovative new hospital.

Twilight zone
Exploring the attributes of low light, an architect and a physicist try to cultivate a dim awareness.

The unknown Metcalf
An intimate look at the multifaceted man who launched two thousand internships.



Economist (January 12, 2013)
Has the ideas machine broken down?
Economist Chad Syverson cites similarities with the age of electrification to explain productivity trends as information technology proliferates.

Chicago Tribune (January 11, 2013)
Neil Shubin on The Universe Within
In his new book, the UChicago evolutionary biologist shows how our bodies tell the story of the planet and the stars.

New York Times (January 10, 2013)
Economists, consensus, and healthy debates
In economics there are more settled issues than the public realizes, says UChicago's Anil Kashyap, who leads a project to change perceptions.

Atlantic (January 10, 2013)
The iron in our blood that keeps and kills us
Even in death, molecular geneticist Malcolm Casadaban continues to further the understanding of science and disease.

Slate (January 8, 2013)
Why you shouldn't work less
Chicago Booth economist Emily Oster applies the principle of diminishing marginal utility to measure work-life balance.



Monday, January 21
Open House during the Second Inauguration of Barack Obama
11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Washington

Sunday, January 27
Snowshoe at Butler Gulch, followed by Late Lunch in Empire
7 a.m.-4 p.m. | Golden, CO

Friday, February 15
NYC Arts Alumni Happy Hour
4:30-7:30 p.m. | New York

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Rights and arms
A webcast of "The Politics of Guns in America," a panel discussion moderated by Tom Brokaw, begins at 7 p.m. tonight.

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The problem with metadata
What's in a keyword? Mark Athitakis, AB'95, turns a critical eye on how the Library of Congress and the New Yorker classify fiction.

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