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Data innovator
Brett Goldstein, SM'05, the City of Chicago's chief data and information officer, has been named the Harris School's inaugural urban science fellow.

In vino veritas
Wine writer and restaurant critic Bill St. John, AM'77, AM'80, PhD'83, talks fear of wine and the scourge of ratings.

My scarlet letter
Wayne Scott, AB'86, AM'89, knows from painful experience that an A is not a scarlet letter around here--an F is.



Chicago Tribune (May 31, 2013)
Andrew Greeley, Chicago priest and
best-selling novelist, dies at 85

"His love was the University of Chicago and the Archdiocese of Chicago. That's where he lived. That's where he studied."

WBEZ (May 31, 2013)
UChicago grad students aid
struggling steel town

A Harris School program works to revitalize a neighborhood in Gary, Indiana.

Wall Street Journal (May 29, 2013)
Are women's higher earnings holding back marriage rate?
Chicago Booth's Marianne Bertrand and Emir Kamenica investigate the effects of changes in the gender pay gap.

CNN (May 28, 2013)
Lasers turn cement into liquid metal
Argonne researchers unravel a formula to make a metallic-glass semiconducting material for use in consumer electronics.

New York Times (May 27, 2013)
Mapping the great indoors
Jack Gilbert leads the Hospital Microbiome Project at the Center for Care and Discovery to help prevent patients from acquiring infections.



Sunday, June 9
Mountain Play:
The Sound of Music

12:30-5:30 p.m. | Mill Valley, CA

Friday, June 14
An Evening with Nigerian Author
Uwem Akpan

7-9 p.m. | Atlanta

Saturday, June 15
Chicago White Sox vs. Houston Astros
6-10 p.m. | Houston

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An open bookstore
Author Aleksandar Hemon delivers the keynote talk at the Seminary Co-op's grand opening event.

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Research e-sources
UChicago alumni can access five research databases and thousands of publications online through the University library.

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Win UChicago gear
Do you drink coffee from a maroon mug? Read The Wealth of Nations at the beach? Upload a photo of your UChicago pride to win gear:

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JUNE 6-9, 2013

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.