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Song birds
Ensemble in residence eighth blackbird wins its third Grammy Award.

Radical hospitality
Notes from the free-food line outside the Smart Museum's exhibit, Feast.

Sweet shop
Kilwin's will offer candy and ice cream--including the new flavor Hyde Park Mud--when it opens this fall on Harper Avenue.


Boston Globe (February 26, 2012)
The ‘meh’ generation
Ben Zimmer, AM'98, explores how an expression of apathy invaded America.

New York Times (February 25, 2012)
An intellectual pas de deux
At a UChicago conference on manhood in literature and law, Richard Posner debated Joyce Carol Oates about the meaning of life, death, and boxing.

WBEZ (February 24, 2012)
Chicago's forgotten movie star
Milton Sills, AB 1903, taught mathematics at the University before becoming a Hollywood leading man in the 1920s.

New York Times (February 19, 2012)
New leader helps heal scandal-scarred Atlanta schools
Lured from retirement, "genuine public servant" Erroll B. Davis, MBA'67, toils to change a troubled educational culture.

Chicago Sun-Times (February 16, 2012)
Artist to color part of the Loop
Jessica Stockholder, chair of the department of visual arts, will "wrap" her work around four buildings at a State Street intersection.



Thursday, March 1
UChicago Young Alumni Happy Hour
5:30-8:00 p.m. | St. Petersburg, FL

Wednesday, March 21
The Economic Outlook for 2012
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Cleveland

Saturday, April 28
Angels in America at Court Theatre
3-10 p.m. | Chicago

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Global forums
The University has outlined an ambitious agenda that will influence the future of science, the arts, global engagement, and education. Join us as we discuss the strategic vision for the University of Chicago.


Gripping footage
A robotic gripper developed by UChicago physicists can now shoot baskets and throw darts.

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