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Court reigns supreme
With a record 18 Jeff Award nominations, including three for best play, Court Theatre takes a bow.

True story
Associated Press videographer Kirsten Johnson, AB’06, forsakes the Onion’s fake-news comedy for real-life drama.

Clock punched
An SSA study finds that hourly workers are especially susceptible to economic disruption in a recession—even while remaining employed.


Chicago Tribune (September 5, 2010)
A deep dive into Soviet era
University of Chicago Presents executive director Shauna Quill’s boldest vision is about to be realized.

NPR (September 3, 2010)
Study: Cash for Clunkers was a wash
Chicago Booth economist Amir Sufi finds little impact from the incentive program for better or worse.

Daily Herald (September 2, 2010)
Abbey’s youngest monk named abbott
The Rev. Austin G. Murphy, AB’96, is elected at age 36 to lead St. Procopious Abbey.

Chicago Tribune (September 2, 2010)
Food fights
Geophysicist Pamela Martin, AB’89, discusses the environmental effects of locally grown produce.

New York Times (August 25, 2010)
In humanities for love, not money
Enrollment is increasing in the Graham School’s liberal-education program.


Wednesday, September 15
North Carolina Harper Lecture with David Bevington
6–8:30 p.m. | Chapel Hill, NC

Saturday, September 18
Seattle/Portland Alumni Wine Tour
12–6 p.m. | Dayton, OR

Saturday, September 18
Horseback Riding
8–10 a.m. | Half Moon Bay, CA

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In full bloom
Campus gardens fulfill Frederick Law Olmsted’s vision.


Seal of approval
Vincent Yu, ’14, designs his own new look for UChicago’s old logo, just for kicks.