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Executive decision
Education-policy leader Darren R. Reisberg becomes the first executive director of the University's Institute of Politics.

Indigenous inquiry
Social scientists explore issues surrounding the descendants of America's first inhabitants.

Hard-won freedom
Karl Leonard, JD'09, and the Law School's Exoneration Project secure James Kluppelberg's release after 24 years in prison on a wrongful murder and arson conviction.



Chicago Tribune (June 3, 2012)
College freshman at age 9, MD at 21
Sho Yano, PhD'09, MD'12, will become the youngest person ever to graduate from the Pritzker School of Medicine.

Los Angeles Times (June 2, 2012)
University of Redlands names new president
Neurologist Ralph W. Kuncl, PhD'75, MD'77, currently provost and executive vice president at the University of Rochester, takes office in August.

New York Times Magazine (May 30, 2012)
How the art market thrives on inequality
Economics reporter Adam Davidson, AB'92, says investing in fine art--a market that grew faster than subprime housing from 2003 to 2007--is a bet that the rich will get richer.

Wall Street Journal (May 30, 2012)
Mastering the finer points of American slang
UChicago linguist Jason Riggle says "peppering our speech with nonstandard English is being a regular Joe."

New York Times (May 23, 2012)
Poetry slam of his own, on paper
In his first collection, Michael Robbins, AM'04, PhD'11, writes verse with "sheer joy and dizzy command."



Sunday, June 10
Buffalo Alumni Luncheon
12-2 p.m. | Buffalo, NY

Sunday, June 10
Sunday with the Durham Bulls
5:05-8:00 p.m. | Durham, NC

Wednesday, June 13
GLS with Luigi Zingales
6-8 p.m. | Los Angeles

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What they saw
Winners of the 2011 Study Abroad Photo Contest tell the stories behind the images.

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Rites of spring
A stream of spring convocation begins Saturday at 9:15 a.m. via UChicago Live on Facebook.

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