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An artistic flourish
The Logan Center for the Arts makes its official debut this week, but the facility is already the collaborative "mixing bowl" its visionaries intended.

Language barrier
A UChicago surgeon specializing in cochlear implantation harnesses "the power of words to unlock a child's potential."

Chief of troops
New Girl Scout chief of staff Nhadine Leung, AB'90, bleeds green.



Economist (October 6, 2012)
Losing the blues
Chicago Booth returning to the top of the Economist's MBA rankings "is proof that it is a well-rounded school."

New York Times Magazine (October 5, 2012)
Remixing Philip Glass
To celebrate his 75th birthday, composer Philip Glass, AB'56, asked Beck to find artists to reimagine his music.

Chicago Sun-Times (September 30, 2012)
Plans for music club, restored theater bring a spark to Hyde Park
The revitalization effort on 53rd Street is the University's answer to the question, "How can we be a part of the city that we're named for?"

Atlantic (September 25, 2012)
Meet Mira, the supercomputer that makes universes
Argonne physicist Salman Habib discusses how computer simulations will affect cosmology.

New York Times (September 24, 2012)
Mayor of an ailing Indiana mill town turns to a Chicago veteran for advice
Former Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley and his Harris School students will work with Gary, Indiana, leaders to address public-policy challenges.



Saturday, October 13
University of Chicago Volunteer Caucus
8 a.m. | Chicago

Sunday, October 14
"Economics Unprecedented?"
Featuring Hugh Rockoff, AM'69, PhD'72

2-4 p.m. | New Brunswick, NJ

Tuesday, October 23
The Weird and Wacky History of UChicago Football
6-8 p.m. | Indianapolis

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Station break
After 13 years in public radio, Steve Edwards discusses his move to the University's new Institute of Politics.

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Sink or swim
College students no longer have to pass a swim test or take physical education classes to graduate. Did you take the swim test in a string bikini or Victorian bathing suit? Did you satisfy your PE requirement by taking ballroom dancing or archery? E-mail PE memories to by November 1 with the subject line "Go Ask Alumni."

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