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Graphene explorer
Physicist Jeanie Lau, AM’94, paves the way to developing a faster, more energy-efficient computer chip.

Those who can, lead
Sara Ray Stoelinga, AB’95, AM’01, PhD’04, explores how teacher leaders can inspire school improvement.

The journey home
A father and son’s ride back from college, recalled in Mark Freeman’s (PhD’86) recent book Hindsight, becomes immersed in meaning.


New York Times (May 23, 2010)
Martin Gardner, puzzler and polymath, dies
Gardner, AB’36, was “so prolific and wide-ranging that critics speculated that there just had to be more than one of him.”

Chicago Tribune (May 19, 2010)
‘My Girl’ star all grown up
A sidewalk psychic set Anna Chlumsky, AB’02, back on the road to acting.

Foreign Policy (May 18, 2010)
Left behind in Iraq
Kirk W. Johnson, AB’02, explores the potential effects of a U.S. withdrawal.

Los Angeles Times (May 19, 2010)
Nonconformity marks Campbell’s career
Does U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell’s (AB’73, AM’73, PhD’80) intellectual reach exceed his political grasp?

New York Times (May 24, 2010)
Two theories of change
David Brooks, AB’83, praises Yuval Levin’s (AM’02) “superb dissertation” called “The Great Law of Change.”


Friday, June 18
Boom to Bust Rooftop Happy Hour
6–8 p.m. | Washington

Saturday, June 19
Pittsburgh Summer Cookout
4–7 p.m. | Forest Hills, PA

Saturday, June 19
Abita Brewery Tour
11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Abita Springs, LA

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Don’t mess
with the Zoltan
Arresting photos of snakes and more from UChicago assistant professor and National Geographic "Emerging Explorer" Zoltan Takacs.


Between the lines
University of Chicago Press editor Carol Fisher Saller, author of The Subversive Copy Editor, blogs about cuddling up with e-books, editorial road rage, and more.