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Folk roots
After 50 years, the U of C Folk Festival continues to honor the music’s origins over profits, and originality over popularity.

Research funding jumps
More than 2,000 federal and other research awards generated a University-record $471.8 million in FY09.


Forbes (February 2, 2010)
Critical diagnosis

Public-policy professor Tomas Philipson says proposed health-care reforms could harm cancer treatment.

Psychology Today (February 2, 2010)
Freud’s friends and enemies 100 years later
A UChicago cultural anthropologist asks, How far did Freud go?

Cincinnati Enquirer (February 4, 2010)
Art snobbery as vocation
Kathy Stockman, AM’97, devises a new job description—the connoisseur as entrepreneur.

Chicago Reader (February 4, 2010)
What sort of woman reads Playboy?
Peggy Wilkins, AB’92, rents an entire apartment just to store her collection.

Chicago Reader (February 5, 2010)
$100,000 prize goes to Hamza Walker
Renaissance Society educator and curator Walker, AB’88, knows the first thing he'll do with the arts award—buy a new harp for his daughter.


Saturday, February 20
Red Hook Brewery Tour
2:30–6:30 p.m. | Woodinville, WA

Saturday, February 20
Lunar New Year Spring Reunion Dinner
6–9:30 p.m.
| Singapore

Friday, February 26
Trivia Night
5:30–9:30 p.m. | Broomfield, CO

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Keynes indicators
In the wake of the economic crisis, law professor Richard Epstein responds to the question, “Are we all Keynesians now?”