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Desire for history
A College class looks back at gay and lesbian student life at UChicago.

The soul of medicine
For ethicist and doctor Daniel Sulmasy, medical progress is about more than the body.

Legislative liaison
Longtime congressional aide Trudy Vincent has been named the University's associate vice president for federal relations.



Chicago Magazine (February 2013)
Axelrod on his move to UChicago
President Obama's former strategist talks about leaving the campaign trail for the Institute of Politics.

New York Times (January 24, 2013)
Richard G. Stern, writers' writer, dies at 84
A legendary UChicago professor, the prolific novelist and essayist was celebrated among his fellow authors.

CNN (January 23, 2013)
Scan may detect signs of NFL players' brain disease
Researchers led by neurologist Julian Bailes identify the protein that causes mental and emotional impairment in living patients for the first time.

Time (January 22, 2013)
How disasters and trauma can affect children's empathy
A personal experience of pain can increase compassion, neuroscientist Jean Decety says, but it can have the opposite effect on younger children.

Economist (January 17, 2013)
Don't hate the player, hate the game
An appreciation of the late James Buchanan's (PhD'48) influence on public choice economics.



Thursday, January 31
A Healthy Debate about Affordable Health Care
6-8 p.m. | Indianapolis

Tuesday, February 5
Applying to UChicago (and Other Schools Like It): A Night with Dean Nondorf
6:30-8:00 p.m. | Delray Beach, FL

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

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Studs' Place
A new episode of Studs Terkel's (PhB'32, JD'34) old TV show, performed for a live audience.

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Cat in the belfry
Meet Modo, the feline who livens up Rockefeller Chapel.

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