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Endowed ideas
Richard and Ellen Sandor make the lead donation for a $10 million endowment in law and economics to honor Nobel laureate Ronald Coase.

Avowed connections
Political scientist Bernard Harcourt illuminates MichelFoucault's lost lectures, revealing continuity in the French philosopher's thought on the role of confession in truth and justice.

Impact investing
A $5 million gift from John Edwardson, MBA'72, establishes the Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth.



Chicago Tribune (February 3, 2013)
Henry Paulson turns career adviser at UChicago
The former treasury secretary and former Goldman Sachs CEO offers counsel to Chicago Booth students.

Economist (February 2, 2013)
Batteries included?
Argonne National Laboratory's new research institute sparks the quest for better energy-storage technology.

Time (February 1, 2013)
Guns, cities, and the death of Hadiya Pendleton
In a Q&A, Crime Lab director Jens Ludwig addresses the causes of urban crime and the potential impact of federal legislation.

New York Times (February 1, 2013)
The operatic Walt Disney, delivered by Philip Glass
A "surreal, meditative, episodic" novel proves to be ideal source material for the "surreal, meditative, episodic" composer Glass, AB'56.

Chronicle of Higher Education (January 28, 2013)
Anti-Judaism as a critical theory
Professor David Nirenberg traces the intellectual history of 'anti-Judaism' from ancient Egypt through Marx to the present.



Tuesday, February 12
Latke-Hamantash Debate
7:30 p.m. | Watch online

Wednesday, February 13
The Universe Within: A Lecture with Neil Shubin
7:30-8:30 p.m. | Philadelphia

Saturday, February 16
Word for Word presents You Know When the Men Are Gone
8-10 p.m. | San Francisco

Tuesday, February 26
*InterClub 2.0 Social
6-9 p.m. | Houston

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All-encompassing discipline
"Once you start to think about economics, it's hard to think about anything else," says University of Notre Dame professor Timothy S. Fuerst, AM'87, PhD'90.

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