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The Right rethought
Yuval Levin's (AM’02, PhD’10) new quarterly journal is more about intellect than ideology.

Legal practice
After taking the Law School’s Corporate Lab, new JDs have essential experience many first-year associates lack.

Sticking point
A $22.5 million “glue grant” will fund a University-led international study of membrane proteins involving 14 institutions.


Chicago Tribune (August 22, 2010)
Jury foreman kept panel from dissolving
James Matsumoto, AB’77, AM’78, receives praise from fellow jurors but feels “a sense of failure” over the Blagojevich trial’s outcome.

New York Times (August 19, 2010)
Young lawyers turn to public service
After large firms deferred employment offers during the economic crisis, Law School graduates found satisfaction with nonprofits.

CNN (August 18, 2010)
From juke joint to big stage
Yankee soul man Eli “Paperboy” Reed, X’07, croons of love and sex.

Chicago Sun-Times (August 14, 2010)
Stimulating science
Chemistry PhD student Nicole Tuttle, SM’09, is among the scientists whose research benefits from federal funding.

Christian Science Monitor (August 13, 2010)
Alien worlds? Far-off galaxies?
Astrophysicist Michael Turner helps establish U.S. space priorities for the next decade.


Saturday, September 11
Pious and Profane
7:30–9 p.m. | Boston

Monday, September 13
No More U.S. Olympic Games? America in the World Today
7:30–9:30 p.m. | Walla Walla, WA

Wednesday, September 15
Cincinnati Art Snob Tour
6–8 p.m. | Cincinnati

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The Movie

“Six rogue filmmakers” translate economist Steven Levitt’s “tricky ways to get at causality” for the screen.


What’s The Point?
Students in the Committee on Social Thought edit a literary magazine they view as a more argumentative, philosophical New Yorker.