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High-impact appointment
Peter Littlewood is named Argonne National Laboratory's 13th director, succeeding new University provost Eric Isaacs.

Encyclopedic knowledge
After more than three decades at Britannica, editor in chief Dale Hoiberg, AM'74, PhD'93, knows the business inside out.

Popular science
David Saltzberg, SM'91, PhD'94, keeps the research realistic on The Big Bang Theory.



New York Daily News (April 6, 2014)
Watching the watchmen
Law professor and civil libertarian Geoffrey Stone, JD'71, has come to respect the NSA, but says, "people should never trust the government, period."

Bloomberg Businessweek (April 4, 2014)
GM know-nothing chiefs buck post-Tylenol crisis standard
"The CEO sets the tone. Wanting to find out is different than finding out," says Chicago Booth clinical professor James Schrager.

New York Times (April 3, 2014)
John Paul Stevens: By the book
Former Supreme Court justice Stevens, U-High'37, AB'41, cites Norman Maclean, PhD'40, as "the teacher to whom I am most indebted."

Time (April 2, 2014)
To sleep or to sleep with?
UChicago's Dario Maestripieri leads a study that shows people who stay up late tend to have more sex but fewer stable relationships.

Chicago Tribune (March 28, 2014)
Can arts get smart about the smartphone?
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and professor Shulamit Ran creates ringtones for a Spektral Quartet project.



Saturday, April 19
Historic South Portland Walking Tour with Laura O. Foster
9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Portland, OR

Wednesday, April 23
Alumni Law School Cocktail Hour
6-8 p.m. | Chicago

Wednesday, April 23
LGBTQ Spring Alumni/Student Mixer
6:30-8:30 p.m. | Chicago

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Unraveling mummy mysteries
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