Chair of medicine Everett Vokes will serve as interim dean and CEO when James L. Madara steps down October 1. Madara, a pathologist and expert on epithelial cell biology and gastrointestinal disease, will remain on the faculty.
Economist Rose Friedman, PhB’32, the widow of Milton Friedman, AM’33, has died at age 98.
A rare species of interdisciplinary scientist populates the Committee on Evolutionary Biology.
Customers at Teresa Ging’s (AB’00) downtown Chicago bakery experience Sugar Bliss.
Chicago in the News
- U.S. News & World Report: College and university rankings. Chicago is No. 8 in the latest U.S. News ranking of national universities. (August 19, 2009)
- Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs sale a done deal. Tom Ricketts, AB’87, MBA’93, led his family’s successful $845 million bid. (August 21, 2009)
- Chicago Tribune: Pregnant, with cancer: An agonizing decision. Sarah Joanis, MBA’06, fought for her life—and her baby’s. (August 18, 2009)
- New York Times: A public option isn’t a curse, or a cure. Chicago Booth’s Richard Thaler says both the pros and cons of government-run health care are exaggerated. (August 15, 2009)
- Chicago Tribune: Making their own fairy tale. Katie Keiling’s (AB’01) commitment to the disabled sparked her unlikely love story. (August 15, 2009)
- NPR: Sharing culture, one tweet at a time. Twitterature, by rising second-years Alex Aciman and Emmett Rensin, captures the 140-character zeitgeist. (August 14, 2009)
From the Editors
UChicago stands at No. 8 in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of national universities. So what else is new? But did you know that an alumnus (Carl Loof, AB’08) is one of Capitol Hill’s 50 most beautiful people, and another (Matthew Fan, JD’08) is a semifinalist in Esquire’s Best Dressed Real Man contest?
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Saturday, October 10
University of Chicago campus
Wednesday, September 9
New England Alumni 55+
Thursday, September 10
Forum on Health-Care Reform
with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Forum on Education Reform
with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, U-High’82
Jazz Reception with remarks by David Axelrod, AB’76
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Sociology PhD student David Schalliol, AM’04, uses photography to chronicle Chicago’s evolving urban landscape. His work is featured in the Catherine Edelman Gallery’s Chicago Project III exhibition.