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January 27, 2009

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Color lines

By 1940, more African American students had earned PhDs at Chicago than at any other institution in the nation. A Special Collections exhibition traces the University's history of integration.

Hear a conversation with exhibition curator Danielle Allen.

Economic pressures and institutional priorities

In a January 15 e-mail, Provost Thomas Rosenbaum outlined Chicago's response to budget pressures created by the economic downturn. The guiding principle: continued investment in the University's core missions.

Declining patient-care revenue is one factor in a University of Chicago Medical Center reorganization that will trim $100 million from its $1.5 billion budget by the start of FY 2010.

Chicago students go to Washington

Undergraduate journalists captured the historic events surrounding the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Chicago in the News

From the Editors

The latest issue of the University of Chicago Magazine is in the mail and online. Find out about the man who gave Chicago Booth its new name; remember the great listener—and storyteller—Studs Terkel, PhB'32, JD'34; and start thinking spring: enter our Peeps Diorama Contest.


Sunday, Feb. 22
Skill or Luck? Golf and Nobel Prizes

Harper Lecture with statistics professor Stephen Stigler

2 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 24
Job Hunting in a Difficult Economy

Panel presentation and networking reception

6 p.m.
Gleacher Center

View all events


Remembering King
The Rev. Joseph Lowery—who gave a memorable benediction at Obama's inauguration—also gave the keynote address for the University's Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week.

James Hormel, JD'57, and Hedy Ratner, AM'74, shared the University's first Diversity Leadership Alumni Award.

Watch the Rockefeller Chapel ceremony.

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