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Nobel laureate Robert Fogel dies
The economic historian, whose studies of slavery and the impact of railroads in the 19th century challenged conventional wisdom, was 86.

Where fun comes to life
Gregory Wendt, AB'83, uses philanthropy to help more students have transformative experiences--and a great time--at UChicago.

The humanities strike back
The latest Colloquium is an unlikely anthology, say its editors, and they couldn't be prouder.



Chicago Tribune (June 17, 2013)
Bernie Sahlins, cofounder of Second City,
dies at 90
Influential in the evolution of improvisation and sketch comedy, Sahlins, AB'43, discovered talent such as Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner, and John Belushi.

New York Times (June 12, 2013)
CIA to get first woman in No. 2 job
Avril D. Haines, AB'92, the top lawyer at the National Security Council, is appointed as the CIA's first female deputy director.

CNN (June 8, 2013)
The real labor market; buying
and selling the economy

Chicago Booth's Austan Goolsbee discusses unemployment, underemployment, and the growth rate of the economy.

NBC (June 8, 2013)
Amid overall homicide decline,
Chicago readies to curb summer violence

Roseanna Ander, executive director of the University of Chicago's Crime Lab, says the city faces a rising threat in warmer months.

Mosaic (June 2013)
The ten commandments
Leon R. Kass, SB'58, MD'62, explores why the Decalogue matters.



Wednesday, June 26
Slicing Pie: How to Divide Equity in a Start-Up
12-1 p.m. CDT | Webinar

Sunday, June 30
Stageworks Theater Performance
of The Garcia Girls

3-5 p.m. | Tampa, FL

Sunday, June 30
Welcome Beach Party
1-3 p.m. | San Francisco

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Sound minds
A new UChicago study shows that people who have perfect pitch may not always hear what they think they hear.

 Watch the video.


Shakespeare's laws
A justice, a judge, a philosopher, and an English professor.

 Read the conversation.