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Reversal of fortune
Once the biggest capitalist in Russia, William Browder,
AB'85, became one of the Kremlin's fiercest enemies
after his lawyer was tortured and died in jail.

Building community
UChicago's collaboration with local businesses,
residents, and elected officials revitalizes 53rd Street
and energizes Hyde Park.

On topic
From nostalgia to Chicano literature to the Paris Salon, humanities students reveal the inspirations for their dissertation subjects.



Wall Street Journal (May 16, 2013)
More talk, less violence
Researchers at the UChicago Crime Lab find that weekly counseling led to dramatic behavioral changes among at-risk boys in dangerous neighborhoods.

NPR (May 15, 2013)
Scientists clone human embryos
to make stem cells

"This raises serious problems because it is the first
actual human cloning," says UChicago bioethicist
Daniel Sulmasy.

New Republic (May 13, 2013)
The lethality of loneliness
Professors John Cacioppo and James Heckman weigh in
on the devastating effects of social deprivation.

Chicago Tribune (May 11, 2013)
Justice Ginsburg: Roe v. Wade
not "woman-centered"

Speaking at the Law School, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said
the landmark 1973 decision gave abortion opponents
a rallying point.

Atlantic (May 8, 2013)
What the Obama campaign's chief data scientist is up to now
Rayid Ghani comes to UChicago to apply analytics
to the task of solving complex social problems.



Sunday, June 2
Architecture + Influence Tour
at the Philip Johnson Glass House

Time varies | New Canaan, CT

Wednesday, June 5
Distinguished Alumni Lecture with
Professor Ruth Grant: "Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives"

6:30-8:30 p.m. | Chapel Hill, NC

Saturday, June 8
Little Miami River Clean-up
8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Bellbrook, OH

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


Coin of the realm
Brian Muhs, associate professor of Egyptology, discusses death and taxes in ancient Egypt.

 Watch the video.


Alumni Weekend
Relax, reconnect, and share memories with old friends and new acquaintances at Alumni Weekend. Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #UCAW13.


True confessions
What did you get away with while you were in the College? Did you keep a pet in your dorm room? Do you still have a library book somewhere? Send your story to No felonies, please.


Off the presses
and online

The May-June issue of the Magazine is in the mail, and it's available online.

 Browse the stories.

 Download the PDF.