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Free for all
In Jamaica, Amara Ugwu, '13, discovered that free health care can mean no health care at all.

A walk in Baicheng
During the Cultural Revolution in China, Jian Ping's (CER'07, CER'11) father was declared a traitor, and her mother was imprisoned by the Red Guards and repeatedly coerced to divorce him.

"So where is Waldo, really?"
Uncommon questions yield creative admissions essays.



Bloomberg (July 12, 2012)
Forget about the mandate. Let's fix health care
Chicago Booth finance professor John H. Cochrane says Obamacare opponents and supporters should stop playing lawyer and focus on economics and policy.

Boston Review (July 11, 2012)
The new religious intolerance
Philosopher Martha Nussbaum says "fear is a major source of the denial of equal respect to others."

Chicago Sun-Times (July 7, 2012)
Renowned gastroenterologist dies at 102
Joseph B. Kirsner, PhD'42, who spent more than 75 years at UChicago, pioneered treatment for inflammatory bowel disease.

New York Times (July 7, 2012)
Watching behavior before writing the rules
Richard Thaler nudges governments toward the notion that economists are not the only social scientists who can improve efficiency.

NPR (July 5, 2012)
Posner: GOP has made me less conservative
A "goofy" Republican Party has made federal judge and Law School lecturer Richard Posner modify his political views.



Monday, July 23
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
7:05-10:00 p.m. | Pittsburgh

Thursday, August 2
Happy Hour in Grandview
5:30-7:00 p.m. | Columbus, Ohio

Saturday, August 4
College Alumni Night
with the Tampa Bay Rays

5-10 p.m. | St. Petersburg, Florida

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The other war on poverty
In the American Enterprise Institute's Irving Kristol lecture, Leon Kass, SB'58, MD'62, calls hope the "indispensable virtue" in a spiritually impoverished nation.

 Watch the video.

 Read the speech.


Puppet government
The longest-serving dean of the College reflects on the longest-serving Habsburg Emperor.

 Read the story.