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Welcome to the June edition of UCHICAGO.EDU, a monthly e-bulletin bringing you online news about the University of Chicago and its larger community of alumni and friends.

Your June/05 University of Chicago Magazine is in the mail. It's also online at:

Here's a sampling from the June issue:

* Child Support
In the new Comer Children's Hospital ICU, all care is critical:
* He Seized the Day
Novelist Saul Bellow, X'39, took the world around him and made it his own--and ours:
* The Once and Future Club
Part faculty commons, part neighborhood social institution, the University's Quadrangle Club has a landmark building, a quirky past, and high hopes:

News from Chicago

* Regenstein Library Gains in Stacks Appeal
The Joseph L. Regenstein Library is about to begin a $42 million expansion. At the project's June 2009 completion, the Reg will house more volumes than any other library in the United States. What's better, say researchers, none of the books will be stored off-site.

For details of the expansion:

For scholars' takes on the importance of browsing see "The Joy of Stacks":

* Winning Streak Hits 19 Years
This year 28 of 42 Chicago applicants received Fulbright-Hays fellowships for doctoral-dissertation research abroad--more than any other school in the nation. It's the 19th year in a row the U of C has led the fellowship count:

Research at Chicago

* Speed Matters
A Chicago study overturns conventional theory in evolution, showing that the accumulation of genetic changes is not solely determined by natural selection, but that the speed at which new mutations arrive at a cell also plays a role:

* AgentCell to the Rescue
University and Argonne National Laboratory scientists have constructed a computer simulation to study a single-cell as it interacts with other cells and its environment. The AgentCell simulation may be used in cancer research, drug development, and countering bioterrorism:

Today @ UChiBLOGo

* How many MBAs does it take to fill a quad?
The Magazine's Web log attends Session IV of the University's 481st Convocation:

From the University of Chicago Alumni Association

* New Executive Director has Strong Chicago Ties
Christine O'Neill Singer, who served as vice president for development at the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Art Institute of Chicago, is the new executive director of the U of C Alumni Association. It's not, however, her first job at Chicago:

* Charge It Up to Student Aid
The University of Chicago VISA card supports student aid--more than 80 Chicago students have already benefited--and alumni programs. You can use the card's Flexible Rewards for travel, cash, merchandise, or gift certificates. You don't have annual fees--and you get a wallet-sized portrait of campus. For details:

* Cruise the Waterways of France
With Fontainebleau in the south, Giverny in the north, and Paris at its center, the Ile-de-France is bordered by four rivers. Cruise the "island" heart of France August 19-27 aboard the small, luxurious M.S. Anacoluthe with fellow alumni and Chicago professor Shadi Bartsch. There's a $250 discount per person if you register soon. For complete details:

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