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August 25, 2009

Top Stories

Medical Center CEO steps down

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.

‘Advocate of freedom’

Economist Rose Friedman, PhB’32, the widow of Milton Friedman, AM’33, has died at age 98.

Breadth of life

A rare species of interdisciplinary scientist populates the Committee on Evolutionary Biology.

Let them eat cupcakes

Customers at Teresa Ging’s (AB’00) downtown Chicago bakery experience Sugar Bliss.

Chicago in the News

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?

Contact the Editor at uchicago-magazine@uchicago.edu with any questions or comments.


Saturday, October 10

Volunteer Caucus

8 a.m.
University of Chicago campus

Wednesday, September 9
New England Alumni 55+

7:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10
Chicago Contributes
Washington, DC

1 p.m.
Forum on Health-Care Reform
with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

3:30 p.m.
Forum on Education Reform
with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, U-High’82

6 p.m.
Jazz Reception with remarks by David Axelrod, AB’76

View all events


Urban focus

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.


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