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A tradition of inquiry and impact
The University prepares to celebrate its 125th anniversary.

The great escape
Notes on an intellectual and musical journey, by Philip Glass, AB'56.

A matter of identity
William Bila, IMBA'02, advocates on behalf of Romani people.



Atlantic (April 2015)
Is it time for the Jews to leave Europe?
David Nirenberg, an anti-Semitism scholar and dean of the Social Sciences Division, says the question of where Jews can feel safe shifts over time.

Hindu (March 26, 2015)
"For a politics of humanism"
For philosopher Martha Nussbaum, "equal respect for persons and a careful use of the sympathetic imagination" are essential to a public sphere where citizens can flourish.

CNN (March 25, 2015)
Doctors: Angelina Jolie did the right thing
Funmi Olopade, director of UChicago Medicine's Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics, says the actress made a life-saving decision to remove her ovaries.

Fortune (March 25, 2015)
The unluckiest president in America
Teresa Sullivan, AM'72, PhD'75, navigates a tumultuous tenure as the University of Virginia's first woman president.

New York Times (March 25, 2015)
How to survive brain-eating distractions
In The World Beyond Your Head, Matthew Crawford, AM'92, PhD'00, argues that there is "a moral imperative to pay attention to the shared world."



Tuesday, April 14
Journalism Today
7-9 p.m. | New York City

Saturday, April 18
DC Scav Hunt
1-5 p.m. | Washington, DC

Sunday, May 17
Dance Kaleidoscope: The Next Wave
2-5 p.m. | Indianapolis

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Growing concerns
Chicago Booth's Capital Ideas asks, "Can innovation save the US economy?"

 Watch the video.


Off the presses and online
The Mar-Apr issue of the Magazine is in the mail and available to read online now.

 Browse the stories.


How big data is changing economies
A panel of experts will explore how "big data" is shaping the 21st-century economy on Friday, April 10, at 4 p.m. CDT.

 Stream the webcast.


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