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Exchange of ideas
A new hub for business innovation offers a fertile, collaborative environment for faculty, students, and local entrepreneurs.

Natural connection
Joining forces with the Marine Biological Laboratory, the University formalizes its long-standing links to a venerable scientific destination.

Novel pilgrim
A Divinity School historian's study of medieval Europe becomes a wellspring of historical fiction.



Politico Magazine (October 19, 2014)
Yes, Ebola is scary. But the system is working.
In the United States, health policy scholar Harold Pollack says, the disease is an "eminently containable public health threat that requires a calm, methodical response."

National Geographic (October 16, 2014)
How jetlag disrupts the ticks
of your microbial clock

Environmental microbiologist Jack Gilbert says studies in mice provide evidence that eating at unpredictable times alters the cycle of an individual's microbiome.

Time (October 15, 2014)
How sports can help your kids outsmart everyone else
Chicago Booth's Tobias Moskowitz argues that playing fields provide children a tailor-made context for learning basic concepts of math and economics.

New Republic (October 7, 2014)
What if your humanitarian donations are making things worse?
UChicago's Martha Nussbaum reviews Angus Deaton's book about the vast progress and persistent inequality in human health and wealth.

Wall Street Journal (October 1, 2014)
In Chicago, a flexible curriculum
Dean Sunil Kumar says Chicago Booth is in the business of "training future leaders as well as creating enduring knowledge."



October 28-November 20
Career Month
Various locations

Friday, October 31
A Celebration of the Life and Work
of Gary Becker

11:30 a.m. | Chicago

Thursday, November 6
Sao Paulo Harper Lecture with Colm O'Muircheartaigh: Policy, Data, and Respect for Human Dignity
8:00-10:30 p.m. | Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Goofing off
From a 1957 performance at Mandel Hall, Pete Seeger plays selections from Goofing-Off Suite.

 Play the audio clip.


Of time and the reader
How well do you keep up with the page-turning pace?

 Read the story.


If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium
Did you study abroad when you were in the College? What was your most exhilarating, embarrassing, or life-changing experience? Send your travelogues to


Homecoming 2014
Festivities include the Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the third annual Block Party, and the UChicago vs. Washington University in St. Louis football game, which streams live October 25 on Maroon TV.

 Watch the game.

 See the full schedule.