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Neubauer elected Board of Trustees chair
Longtime trustee Joseph Neubauer, MBA'65, will begin a three-year term as chair in May, succeeding Andrew Alper, AB'80, MBA'81.

Community of scholars
The dedication of the Renee Granville-Grossman Residential Commons highlights the importance of undergraduate student housing to the social and academic culture on campus.

America: Compromised
Lawrence Lessig inaugurates the the Humanities Division's Berlin Family Lectures with a study of institutional corruption.



Los Angeles Times (March 6, 2015)
Bernie Sanders presidential bid would take on the billionaires
An "angry, righteous" Sanders, AB'64, considers a populist campaign for the White House.

New York Times (March 4, 2015)
The forgotten emancipation
UChicago historian Amy Dru Stanley reflects on the 1865 Enlistment Act, which freed the wives and children of slaves who fought in the Union army.

Telegraph (March 2, 2015)
100 million watch China's "inconvenient truth" on pollution
Dali Yang, director of the University's Center in Beijing, predicts the documentary Under the Dome will have a profound influence on Chinese society and politics.

Boston Globe (March 1, 2015)
Who's poor? Depends on how you measure it
Economist Bruce Meyer argues that the amount of spending, not earnings, should determine the people who are in poverty.

Atlantic (February 26, 2015)
How Gary, Indiana, got serious about tackling blight
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson says the data UChicago students helped gather positions her city to make significant progress.



Wednesday, March 18
Chicago Economics Society Presents Jens Ludwig
6:30-8:30 p.m. | New York

Monday, March 23
Special Alumni Reception with Visiting UChicago TREK Students
6-8 p.m. | Durham, NC

Tuesday, March 24
A Fireside Chat with Joaquim Levy, PhD'93, and Dean Sunil Kumar
7:30-10:00 p.m. | Sao Paulo, Brazil

Wednesday, April 1
Brain Teasers: Cracking the Mind's Toughest Riddles
6-8 p.m. | Chicago

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Sweet throne Chicago
How a statue of King Tut, one of only two in the world, became an Oriental Institute artifact.

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More than meets the eye
From the Magazine's print archive, researchers study how the mind translates light into visual experience; or, why everybody disagrees about the dress.

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

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