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The spirit of the law
Brian Leiter, professor of jurisprudence, argues against legal exemptions for religious practices.

Rasmussen named dean of students
Bryn Mawr College dean and anthropologist Michele A. Rasmussen will help lead Campus and Student Life.

Informed fearlessness
Architect Ann Beha transforms a former seminary into the University's new home for economics.



Economist (April 5, 2013)
Yesterday came suddenly
Behavioral scientist Eugene Caruso argues that human perception of time has a "Doppler effect"--the future feels psychologically closer than the past.

Wall Street Journal (April 1, 2013)
Don't take your guns to town
The UChicago Crime Lab's Roseanna Ander advocates tougher punishments for those caught illegally carrying a weapon in public.

Chronicle of Higher Education (April 1, 2013)
Hacking the world
Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman, AM'99, PhD'05, is the leading interpreter of a geek insurgency.

Crain's Chicago Business (April 1, 2013)
UChicago more selective than some Ivies
An 8.8 percent acceptance rate puts the College in exclusive company.

Chicago Tribune (March 31, 2013)
An ob-gyn with a mission
Family planning professor Melissa Gilliam uses creative approaches to help at-risk teens.



Saturday, April 13
Natalie Merchant at Bass Performance Hall
6-10 p.m. | Fort Worth, TX

Sunday, April 21
Ball Aerospace Lecture with Paul Lightsey
2:00-3:30 p.m. | Boulder, CO

Monday, April 22
Lecture by UChicago Paleontology Professor Paul Sereno
7:00-8:30 p.m. | Dayton, OH

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Icons of the sky
Images from Victoria Vantoch's (AB'97) book The Jet Sex show how stewardesses embodied the "perfect woman" and became feminist trailblazers.

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