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Welcome to the July 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.

News from Chicago

* Three Deans Get Five-Year Terms

At the School of Social Service Administration, Jeanne Marsh returned July 1 to the dean's post she held from 1988 to 1998:

Beginning a second term as Divinity School dean is Richard Rosengarten, PhD'91:

And Dean Edward Snyder, AM'78, PhD'84, has begun a repeat term at the Graduate School of Business:

* To Dream the Improv-able Dream
Fifty years after their debut the Compass Players are long defunct. But the style of improv theater the group of U of C students and their friends developed lives on--and was celebrated on campus in vintage style:

Research at Chicago

* Just say NO
In a study reported in the July 7 New England Journal of Medicine, Chicago researchers have found that inhaled nitric oxide protects premature infants at high-risk for brain injury and delayed development:

* Like Sand Through An Hourglass
University physicists have found a way to measure the forces exerted as granular particles switch from a static to a flowing condition. The work, reported in the June 23 Nature, may help to explain how glasses differ from liquids at the atomic level:

* Fresh Thinking from First-Rate Faculty
Killer bacteria, democracy's fate in the 21st century, theoretical cosmology, the limits of globalization. How about Renaissance demonology, the Kamasutra, the meaning of Martin Luther? Or free speech in wartime, the composition of the U.S. Supreme Court, race after 9/11, biodefense? Chicago faculty have ideas on these and other topics, and they're eager to share. For video essays on current research at Chicago:

Today @ UChiBLOGo

* Artists Ad Astra
The Magazine's Web log visits "They Saw Stars" at the Crerar Library:

From the University of Chicago Alumni Association

* Summertime--and the Mixers are Multicultural
For the second summer in a row, the Alumni Association, Career Advising and Planning Services, and the Office of Minority Students Affairs are hosting student/alumni multicultural mixers in various cities. These mixers are great opportunities for students to meet and connect with alumni across the county:

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