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Do we live in a 2-D hologram?
A Fermilab experiment explores mind-bending questions about the universe.

Green growth
A Paulson Institute program promotes training, education, and collaboration on economic development and environmental preservation among Chinese city leaders.

Work-life imbalance
Unpredictable schedules, often set on short notice, complicate family life for many workers.



US News and World Report (September 5, 2014)
Chicago isn't waiting for Superman
Tim Knowles, director of UChicago's Urban Education Institute, outlines the city's progress in public school graduation rates.

Forbes (September 1, 2014)
Obamacare is dampening the job market in three principal ways
UChicago economist Casey Mulligan, PhD'93, calls the health care legislation's work disincentives "startling."

Chicago Tribune (August 29, 2014)
Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll
New shops and restaurants add momentum to the neighborhood's redevelopment.

New York Times (August 28, 2014)
Sam Kass, the foodmaster general
Kass, LAB'98, AB'04, "blazed a trail of cruciferous vegetables into the first lady's heart" as the family's personal chef and now a top policy adviser.

Atlantic (August 27, 2014)
Always make promises
Chicago Booth behavioral scientist Nicholas Epley shows that it's important to live up to social contracts, but not to exceed them.



Thursday, September 18
Choking Under Pressure
6-9 p.m. | Chicago

Friday, September 19
UChicago Alumni Club of Argentina: Luncheon Speakers Series with Governor Juan Manuel Urtubey
12:30-2:30 p.m. | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Saturday, October 11
The UnCommon Core: Mid-Florida Style!
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Saint Petersburg, FL

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Subatomic bomb squad
Fermilab's Don Lincoln explains how particle physicists conduct their experiments.

 Watch the video.


Sign language
Do you speak emoji? The pictographs from Japan add visual pizzazz to your text messages--or make them into tiny rebus-like puzzles.

What would the autumn 2014 course catalog look like, we wondered, rendered as emojis?

 See the cryptic results.