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Heal thyself
Kim Williams, AB'75, MD'79, president of the American College of Cardiology, advocates a plant-based diet as part of shifting heart disease treatment from "event" to "prevent" focused.

Americans in Paris
At the University's Center in Paris, undergrads learn to see the world with different eyes.

Joining forces
Michael Dawson, LAB'68, director of the University's Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, believes a postracial society is not only possible but desirable.



Boston Globe (February 18, 2015)
Media bias? Not such a big deal, economist says
Chicago Booth's Matthew Gentzkow finds that, despite common perceptions, print and online media do not drive America's political polarization.

USA Today (February 18, 2015)
Economists argue it's "unfair" that college athletes aren't paid
An article coauthored by senior lecturer Allen Sanderson says pending legal cases threaten the National Collegiate Athletic Association's system.

Wall Street Journal (February 17, 2015)
Whose history is it, anyway?
Cultural critic Edward Rothstein, PhD'94, explores the issue of fact-checking, or the lack thereof, in recent films based on actual events.

Chicago Tribune (February 17, 2015)
Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
A veteran of five space missions and 58 days in space, John Grunsfeld, SM'84, PhD'88, "represents what NASA inspires people to do: Serve the nation. Serve science."

Slate (February 10, 2015)
Climate hacking is barking mad
UChicago geophysicist Raymond Pierrehumbert warns of risks involved in engineering strategies to counteract climate change.



Sunday, March 1
Ice-Skating in Harford County
1-3 p.m. | Abingdon, Maryland

Thursday, March 5
University of Chicago Alumni Association in Colombia Kick-Off Celebration
8-11 p.m. | Bogota, Colombia

Saturday, April 25
Greater U Street Heritage Trail
3-5 p.m. | Washington, DC

 /> See events across the country and around the world.


"Stay weird"
Oscar winner Graham Moore, LAB'99, makes a heartfelt acceptance speech drawing on a painful past to encourage young people who feel like outsiders.

 Watch the speech.


Talking to your parents about improv
Susie Allen, AB'09, offers a guide for comedy-inclined UChicago alumni.

 Read the story.


It's here.
The redesigned Alumni Association website is live.

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