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Chimp off the old block
In the battle against pathogens, humans and chimpanzees share a genetic strategy.

Through hoops
An unlikely NBA executive, Mike Zarren, AB'99, brings a Moneyball sensibility to the Boston Celtics.

Sigh of relief
An ALS victim becomes the first UChicago Medicine patient to receive an implant that eases respiration.



Wall Street Journal (February 20, 2013)
New paper sheds light on extent
of housing bubble fraud

An article coauthored by Chicago Booth's Amit Seru examines how issuers of mortgage-backed securities misled investors.

Chicago Tribune (February 20, 2013)
Doctor by day, viola player by night
Jerome Taxy, UChicago Medicine's director of autopsy pathology, is the only practicing physician among the Highland Park Strings.

Time (February 19, 2013)
Discrimination doesn't make dollars,
or sense

Research by economist Chang-Tai Hsieh examines the history of gender and race discrimination in the workplace and its effect on the economy.

Salon (February 13, 2013)
Philip Roth's retirement lesson
Roth, AM'55, hung it up when he lost his fanaticism for writing fiction--and he inspired novelist Dwight Allen to follow suit.

Atlantic (February 13, 2013)
Unpaid internships are a rich-girl problem--and also a real problem
Phoebe Maltz Bovy, AB'05, says a subconscious belief that young, middle-class women are taken care of financially makes their free labor seem acceptable.



Thursday, February 28
Alumni Career Services: Exploring Entrepreneurship
12-1 p.m. | Webinar

Saturday, March 2
Technology and the Rising Cost of Health Care: A Paradigm Shift
10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Tempe, AZ

Thursday, March 14
Investing in Unsettled Times
5:30-8:30 p.m. | Chicago

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Nanoprobing Picasso
A high-tech Argonne National Laboratory analysis confirms what art historians have long believed: Picasso used common house paint.

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Stranger than fiction
UChicago nerds don't just read science fiction. Some of them write it.

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