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Culture wares
Theaster Gates hopes to transform the South Side's Grand Crossing neighborhood through art.

Shards unseen
Archaeologist Hannah Chazin, AB'08, searches for late Bronze Age artifacts in Armenia.

Colorful memorial
Friends and family honor Mandeep Bedi, AB'10, who died August 25 from injuries suffered in a traffic incident, with a graffiti art installation.


US News (Sept 13, 2011)
High five
"A rich campus life in a big-city setting" helps UChicago earn a No. 5 ranking in the latest national university rankings.

New York Times (September 10, 2011)
Wanting the hard to get simply because it is
Chicago Booth researchers study the allure of the challenge.

Harper's (September 8, 2011)
"The Illusion of Free Markets"
Bernard Harcourt, professor of law and criminology and political science, discusses how his book contradicts the Chicago school of economics.

Newsweek (September 5, 2011)
The poet of Sept. 11
Polish writer and distinguished service professor in social thought Adam Zagajewski spoke to a traumatized nation.

New York Times (August 31, 2011)
Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, inventive novelist, dies at 71
Schaeffer, AB'61, AM'63, PhD'66, had "a gift for evoking complex characters in the grip of extreme psychological stress and physical suffering."


Friday, September 16
Boomers to Busters: Farewell to Summer
6–8 p.m. | Washington

Sunday, September 18
Farmer's Market and Historic Home Tour
1:00–3:30 p.m. | Farmington, CT

Sunday, September 18
Ultimate Frisbee Clinic and Pickup Game
12–2 p.m. | San Francisco

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Production value
Harriet Nzinga Plumpp, as Clara, sings a lullaby in Court Theatre's production of Porgy and Bess, for which the company received five of its 12 Jeff Award nominations.

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