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The evolution of health care reform
SSA professor Colleen Grogan, editor of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, tracks the impact of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion.

Marathon of the mind
The most grueling sport on campus just might be competitive computer programming.

Hiring locally
A new report finds that about one-third of the University's staff employees live in surrounding neighborhoods and more than 63 percent live in the city of Chicago.



New York Times (August 22, 2014)
The enclosure of the American mind
In a review of Excellent Sheep, Anthony Grafton, AB'71, AM'72, PhD'75, defends elite universities' ability "to build a soul--the soul of a scholar or scientist."

Wall Street Journal (August 21, 2014)
A few things the Fed has done right
Chicago Booth's John H. Cochrane says the Federal Reserve needs "a little cheering, and a bit more courage of their convictions."

New Republic (August 19, 2014)
"No one treats African Americans worse than we treat each other"
Political scientist Michael Dawson puts the self-scrutiny of Ferguson's black community into historical context.

Financial Times (August 15, 2014)
Lunch with the FT: Raghuram Rajan
Over a fine veg cutlet, India's central bank governor, on leave from Chicago Booth, discusses his first year on the job.

Chicago Magazine (August 14, 2014)
How early-childhood education can aid the poorest children
Economist James Heckman finds that a simple program from Jamaica allowed malnourished toddlers to catch up to their peers as adults.



Friday and Saturday, September 5-6
Center in Paris 10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, October 11
The UnCommon Core: Mid-Florida Style!
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Saint Petersburg, FL

Sunday, October 12
Fall Foliage Viewing by Hot Air Balloon
6 a.m. | Southington, CT

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Business incubator
John Flavin, executive director of the Chicago Innovation Exchange, discusses the University's entrepreneurial tradition and its promise for the future.

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Bon viveur
Author, photographer, and provocateur Carl Van Vechten, PhB 1903, never saw a taboo he wasn't itching to break.

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