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Gifts for professorships
Anonymous donations provide funding for four named professorships in the Institute for Molecular Engineering.

Print and politics
At New York's MOMA, curator Judith Hecker, AM'97, showcases works by South African printmakers—some never seen before in a US museum.

Micro robots
Argonne physicists Alexey Snezhko and Igor Aronson can make a half-millimeter-wide composition of microparticles do their bidding.


Miller-McCune (August 23, 2011)
Chicago charter schools aim to lift urban education
The University's Urban Education Institute uses innovative practices to provide inner-city children a pathway to college.

New York Times (August 20, 2011)
Locust soufflé, anyone?
UChicago-based startup Entom Foods wants to make insect meat, eaten by 80 percent of the world's population, an American staple.

Chicago Magazine (August 19, 2011)
Next Cubs GM: Why not Kim Ng?
Whet Moser, AB'04, says that Ng, AB'90, has the experience that Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, AB'88, MBA'93, wants in a general manager.

Chicago Sun-Times (August 15, 2011)
I was born inside the movie of my life
An excerpt from Roger Ebert's (X'70) autobiography Life Itself, to be published September 13.

Chicago Public Radio (August 9, 2011)
New dimensions
Theoretical physicist Craig Hogan is building a machine to determine if the universe is a hologram.


Saturday, August 27
Measure for Measure
7:30–11:00 p.m. | New Haven, CT

Wednesday, September 7
MindOnline Presentation and Discussion: Lessons from Fukushima
5:30–7:30 p.m. | Minneapolis

Saturday, September 10
Hyde Park and Kenwood Food Pantry Volunteer Day
9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Chicago

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Man vs. Mansueto
Mitchell Kohles, '12, stacks the odds against himself in a race to find a book the old-fashioned way.


EBSCO databases
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