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Scrap mettle
Entrepreneurs meeting the demand for raw materials, not environmental virtue, drives the expansion of the recycling industry.

American studies
Leon (U-High'54, SB'58, MD'62) and Amy Kass (AB'62) develop an online curriculum that inspires insight into the national soul.

Artistic merit
Several UChicago artists contribute to the 2014 Whitney Biennial.



New York Review of Books (March 20, 2014)
Imaginary Jews
Historian David Nirenberg's book on anti-Judaism explores the intellectual history of Western civilization from a "frighteningly revealing perspective."

Chicago Tribune (March 7, 2014)
What a Chicago financial nonprofit is doing to make itself become obsolete
Moneythink CEO Ted Gonder, AB'12, teaches financial literacy to high school students--skills he hopes to make universal, rendering his organization unnecessary.

Nature (March 5, 2014)
Butterfly disguise down to a single gene
Evolutionary biologist Marcus Kronforst's research traces the source of the swallowtail wing patterns that mimic toxic species.

New Yorker (March 5, 2013)
Inside the cloister
Abbie Reese, MFA'13, recorded oral histories and photographed work and worship among the nuns at Corpus Christi Monastery of the Poor Clare Colettine.

NPR (February 28, 2014)
Strong sex life helps couples cope with the trials of aging
A study coauthored by sociologist Linda Waite finds that physical intimacy can offset the stresses of chronic illness.



Wednesday, March 12
UCLAN NYC Happy Hour
6-9 p.m. | New York

Saturday, April 5
Alumni Ski Day--Winter Park
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | Winter Park, CO

Wednesday, April 16
Think and Drink with the Extinct
5-10 p.m. | Cleveland

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Words with friends
Maroon TV covers actor Jason Bateman's visit to Doc Films for a screening of his directorial debut, Bad Words, and a discussion with students.

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Cool runnings
UChicago's four-time reigning Polar Bear Run winner talks strategy and seminudity.

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