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Protein simulations on home computers help researchers hunt for better cancer drugs.

Finding humility on the last frontier
Dorothee E. Kocks, AB'78, found dignity in humility after her career dropped out from under her.

What's in store?
Bob Mariano, MBA'87, sheds light on what it's like to be CEO of a supermarket chain.



NPR (July 24, 2014)
How high debt from the housing collapse still stifles our economy
Chicago Booth's Amir Sufi argues that lagging spending by overextended consumers continues to have a corrosive effect on growth.

Bloomberg (July 21, 2014)
Smart money buys Brand X
"The more informed you are, the more likely you are to choose store brands."

Washington Post (July 21, 2014)
Government data exaggerate the increase in terrorist attacks
Research from political scientist Robert Pape's Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism disputes claims of unprecedented global danger.

USA Today (July 20, 2014)
How sleep loss leads to significant weight gain
Sleep researchers Eve Van Cauter and Matthew Brady, AB'87, PhD'94, explain how fatigue affects appetite regulation and other factors that contribute to extra pounds.

New York Magazine (July 17, 2014)
Awareness is overrated
Crime and health-care scholar Harold Pollack discusses the concept of "motivational interviewing" as a means of altering behavior.



Thursday, August 7
Summer Happy Hour
6:30-8:30 p.m. | New Haven, CT

Wednesday, August 20
Alumni Law Society Lecture on In-House Counsel Issues
5:45-8:00 p.m. | Menlo Park, CA

Saturday, August 23
UChicago and Ivy+ Durham Bulls Game
7-10 p.m. | Durham, NC

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Knotty by nature
UChicago physicists solve the puzzle of how to tie knots in fluids.

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