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October 28, 2008

Top Stories

Small molecules, big impact

Thatís the promise behind a three-institution center that will help identify chemical compounds for new drugs and basic biomedical research.

Sergey Kozmin

A genre grew in Bronzeville

Jacqueline Goldsby studies the South Side movement that produced some of the nation's iconic African American literature.

Chicago: incubator of big ideas

The Arete Initiative will foster cross-discipline research on topics from MRSA outbreaks to the scientific study of wisdom.

Out of the shallows

Neil Shubin's new study on the internal anatomy of the skull of Tiktaalik roseae uncovers more evidence of how life transitioned from water to land.

Chicago in the News

From the Editors

At the Forefront of Social Justice

As part of Chicago’s 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, the U of C Diversity Leadership Council will recognize an alum who has led efforts to promote equality, diversity, and social justice. Nominations are due November 10, 2008.

Learn more about the award »
Nominate a candidate


Friday, Nov. 7

SSA Panel: New Directions for Social Policy under a New Administration

5:30 p.m.
Los Angeles

Thursday, Nov. 13

Harper Lecture:
Geoffrey Stone, JD'71: The State of the Supreme Court after November 4th

6:30 p.m.
New York

Saturday, Dec. 6

Chicago Weekend: An Examination of Gangs and Urban Violence

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Gleacher Center

View all events »


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Planet Money

This NPR podcast works to make sense of the world's rapidly changing economy—with help from Adam Davidson, AB'92, NPR's international business and economics correspondent.

Read the latest from Chicago GSB professors on the credit crisis.»

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