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A macro economist
Gary Becker’s (AM'53, PhD'55) transformative career has broadened the study of economics to include “every topic under the sun.”

Academic Odyssey
Scholarship program achieves its first fundraising goal, putting a UChicago education within the reach of more undergraduates.

Well-read lives
Norman Maclean Faculty Award winner Amy A. Kass, AB’62, recalls the professor who inspired her to pursue an academic career.


New York Times (June 3, 2010)
Silver bullet
Nate Silver’s (AB’00) political blog moves to the New York Times, where he will also be a regular print contributor.

Wall Street Journal (June 3, 2010)
Turnaround specialist takes on Yale
Outgoing Chicago Booth dean Ted Snyder, AM’78, PhD’84, prepares for what some consider his biggest challenge yet.

Chicago Tribune (June 8, 2010)
A cartoonist’s Chicago—warts and all
Every time he draws a face, Daniel Clowes, U-High’79, thinks about Chicago. What he thinks about Chicago is open to interpretation.

New York Times (May 27, 2010)
Uncommon app
Sam Munson’s (AB’03) debut novel The November Criminals is praised as a “thoughtful coming-of-age story and an engaging teenage noir.”

Boston Globe (June 3, 2010)
Lawton catching up to UChicago champion
Winning two track national titles in three days, Liz Lawton, ’11, gains on Rhaina Echols, AB'00.


Sunday, June 27
Summer Celebration Picnic Potluck
1–4 p.m. | Cincinnati

Sunday, June 27
An Afternoon at the Wolfsonian
2–5 p.m. | Miami Beach, FL

Saturday, July 10
Livermore Shakespeare Festival
5:30–10 p.m. | Livermore, CA

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A Flickr of nostalgia
Look back at photographer Dan Dry’s memorable images from Alumni Weekend 2010.


While the Chicago Blackhawks skated to the Stanley Cup, UChicago physicist Justin Burton explained why ice is slippery and flying pucks knock out teeth.