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Alumni Award winners announced
This year's honorees include Nobel laureate James Cronin, SM'53, PhD'55, who will receive the Alumni Medal.

Craft Singles
David Blum, AB'77, shapes the digital publishing strategy at Amazon.

Sky's the limit
Astrophysicist Edward "Rocky" Kolb has been named dean of the Physical Sciences Division.



New York Times (April 22, 2013)
Another scourge in his sights
Donald R. Hopkins, MD'66, who helped eradicate smallpox, is winning his fight against Guinea worm disease.

National Journal (April 16, 2013)
Who is Lisa Monaco, the White House's counterterrorism adviser?
In her first weeks as President Obama's homeland security point person, Monaco, JD'97, deals with the Boston Marathon bombings.

Ad Age (April 16, 2013)
Obama's data scientist runs social good program
Rayid Ghani brings his statistical expertise to a Computation Institute and Harris School initiative tackling issues such as public safety, health care, and education.

Wall Street Journal (April 14, 2013)
America needs an alternative maximum tax
Chicago Booth's John H. Cochrane outlines what he calls "a simple, rough-and-ready way to limit the tax zombies' economic damage."

Washington Post (April 12, 2013)
In the US, the HIV prevention fight has stalled
School of Social Service Administration professor Harold Pollack advocates better testing procedures to prevent the spread of the disease.



Saturday, April 27
Time Sensitive: A Play and Panel
6-10 p.m. | Oakland, CA

Wednesday, May 1
Wine Tasting and Presentation
by Karen Gahl-Mills, Executive Director
of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture

6-8 p.m. | Cleveland Heights, OH

Saturday, May 4
Historic Walking Tour of New Brunswick
and Lunch

11 a.m.-3 p.m. | New Brunswick, NJ

 /> See events across the country and around the world.


Design of the times
The student group MODA's spring fashion show showcased UChicago's most stylish.

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Alumni Weekend
Revisit campus in June for four days of UChicago-style fun. Register by April 30 to receive a 15% discount.

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Ideas are boring
Freelance writer Anne Ford, AM'99, creator of "Chicagoans," explains why she thinks people are fascinating--until they start telling you what they think.

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How do we stack up?
If you give $50 or more to the Magazine, we'll send you a thank-you package of eight campus-themed maple blocks, packed in a maroon drawstring bag: your own set of UChicago thinkers' toys.

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