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Portrait of the actress as a fourth-year
On stage and on campus, Rae Gray, '14, is someone to watch.

Only human
In his new book, anthropologist Russell Tuttle synthesizes decades of research to identify the characteristics that set our species apart.

Gifted students
President Obama lauds a $10 million gift from University trustee Steven Kersten, JD'80, and his wife, Priscilla Kersten, to support the Urban Education Institute's College Success Initiative.



New York Times (January 26, 2014)
Intensive small-group tutoring and counseling helps struggling students
A study led by UChicago Crime Lab codirector Jens Ludwig shows a promising approach to accelerate learning for students who have fallen behind their peers.

Chicago Sun-Times (January 22, 2014)
John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014
Rogers, JD'48, who flew with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and spent 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge, dies at 95.

Vogue (January 22, 2014)
Politics' it couple
Sam Kass, AB'04, the White House senior policy adviser on nutrition, and his fiancee, MSNBC's Alex Wagner, have a "low-key, hypermodern cachet."

USA Today (January 21, 2014)
High schooler's Twitter study aims to debunk college stereotypes
A social media analysis suggests UChicago should be the place where a certain old saying goes to die.

Bloomberg Businessweek (January 16, 2014)
The Heckman equation
A study of investment in early childhood education, economist James Heckman says, shows a "return to society" at an annual rate of 7 to 10 percent.



Friday, February 7
Advanced Negotiation Workshop
9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Paris

Friday, February 7
First Friday at the Museum of Contemporary Art
6-10 p.m. | Chicago

Friday, February 14
UChicago vs. NYU Men's and Women's Basketball
6-10 p.m. | New York

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Economy of words
Nobelist Eugene Fama, MBA'63, PhD'64, discusses UChicago's favorable climate--academically speaking, of course--and why he likes to work weekends.

 Fama's remarks (mp3).


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