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Survey assesses campus climate
Faculty members help develop a comprehensive survey to inform the University's approach to combating sexual misconduct and sexual assault.

Knowledge base
The University establishes the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge to examine how the history of what societies knew in the past shapes the modern world.

Scare tactics
A popular Theater and Performance Studies course directs students on how to stage terror.



Reason (May 2015)
"A solution that won't work to a problem that simply doesn't exist"
FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, JD'97, says net neutrality and the government's attempts to regulate the internet are all wrong.

New York Times (April 19, 2015)
T. H. Tsien, scholar of the Chinese written word, dies at 105
Tsien, AM'52, PhD'57, who smuggled thousands of rare Chinese books out of Japanese-occupied Shanghai in 1941, built the Library's East Asian collection.

Nature (April 15, 2015)
Genomes carry a heavy burden
A study led by graduate student Ziyue Gao finds that most people's DNA contains genetic mutations that are potentially deadly to their offspring.

Quartz (April 15, 2015)
The key ingredient to having groupthink-free meetings is leadership
Chicago Booth behavioral scientist Reid Hastie's research identifies techniques to make group discussions more productive.

NPR (April 13, 2015)
Take it from David Brooks: Career success "doesn't make you happy"
Brooks, AB'83, discusses his new book, The Road to Character, which he wrote "to save my soul."

Washington Post (April 10, 2015)
The new civil rights movement doesn't need an MLK
UChicago political scientist Cathy Cohen argues that grassroots organizing and digital activism create a new model of social justice leadership.



Tuesday, April 28
Distinguished Alumni Series:
Lifelong Learning the UChicago Way

6-8 p.m. | Research Triangle Park, NC

Wednesday, April 29
Navigating the Alphabet Soup:
The Politics and Poetics of Queer Identity

6:00-8:30 p.m. | Washington, DC

Thursday, April 30
Discover UChicago New York City
6:30-8:30 p.m. | New York City

Saturday, May 2
Beer, Bacon, and Bourbon on Derby Day
3:00-6:30 p.m. | Chicago

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The clock is ticking
The time to make our impact is coming. Get ready for the University of Chicago's first giving day, April 22-23. Noon to noon, give Maroon!

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Hank Paulson on greater dangers than financial crisis
The former Treasury secretary and chair of the Paulson Institute reveals what he considers today's most pressing problems.

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Finals week memories
What is your favorite (if that's the right word) memory of finals week? Did you have a specific ritual or foodstuff that sustained you? Almost slept through an exam but got an A anyway? Send your finals week memories to


Not without merit
To commemorate your most UChicago feats, you need these stinking badges.

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