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May 19, 2009

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Future fillet

Jason Matheny, AB’96, envisions the day when beef and chicken grown in labs will help prevent heart attacks and protect the environment—if enough people swallow the concept.

Make no little quads

Chicago’s Hyde Park campus undergoes its biggest building boom in a century.

Hyde Park’s Olympic history

William Rainey Harper and a committee of University luminaries led the city’s winning bid for the 1904 Games—only to suffer the agony of defeat.

The future of markets

How much regulation do financial markets need? Do stimulus programs work? Those are two of the questions Chicago Booth faculty and alumni will discuss during the 57th Management Conference on Friday, May 29. If you canít be there, thereís a Webcast.

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Thursday, June 4–
Sunday, June 7
Alumni Weekend

Plan to attend the annual celebration of all things U of C


Sunday, June 14
Pompeii and the Roman Villa

Docent tour at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

10 a.m.
Los Angeles

Saturday, June 20
Pittsburgh Summer Cookout

4 p.m.
Forest Hills, PA

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No we can't

Playing “Not My Job” on NPR’s Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me! quiz show, David Axelrod, AB’76, answers questions about an area of non-expertise–and also talks about what he can do as President Obama’s senior adviser.

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