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No little plans
A $15 million gift from the Pritzker Foundation supports a 12,000-square-foot nanoscale fabrication facility for the Institute for Molecular Engineering.

Treated poorly
An analysis of four million scientific articles finds that research neglects diseases affecting the developing world. As a result, "death is not distributed equally."

How catholic the curriculum?
Martin E. Marty, PhD'56, considers how Catholic universities integrate business education.



Bloomberg Businessweek (April 17, 2014)
Gentzkow wins John Bates Clark award
Chicago Booth's Matthew Gentzkow, whose work shows "almost unprecedentedly grand ambition," honored as America's top young economist.

Daily Beast (April 15, 2014)
Democracy demands a journalist-source shield law
Law professor Geoffrey R. Stone, JD'71, argues that reporters and sources should share the same privilege as attorneys and clients, doctors and patients.

Wall Street Journal (April 15, 2013)
Korean start-up turns free printing into a moneymaker
UChicago fourth-years Kim Hye-sung and Song Rho-kook provide a necessary service to students at no charge, generating revenue through advertising.

Chicago Tribune (April 13, 2014)
Argonne's new director wants lab to boost Chicago as innovation hub
Peter Littlewood's vision includes a reminder to "always be bold" in research goals.

New York Times Magazine (April 10, 2014)
The paramedic murderer of Narrowsburg, NY
Journalist Nina Burleigh, AM'87, chronicles the story of a man who saved many lives--and ended one.



Saturday, April 26
UChicago College Admissions Reception with Admissions Officer Simon Nascimento
3:00-4:30 p.m. | Sao Paulo, Brazil

Saturday, May 3
A Star Party: Picnic, Observatory Tour, and Stargazing
6-11 p.m. | Taxahaw, SC

Wednesday, May 7
Toast the "Life of the Mind" at Flying Leap Vineyards
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Tucson, AZ

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Night writer
Author Robert Coover, AM'65, discusses his new novel, The Brunist Day of Wrath, and the wee hours when he feels most at one with his work.

 Watch the video.

Plus: "Told and Retold," a 2012 Magazine interview with Coover about the enduring power of folk tales.

 Read the interview.


A 1975 history of Hyde Park's well-loved watering hole.

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