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March of the books
A bagpipe parade of writers and bibliophiles ends at the Seminary Co-op's new store.

Moving pictures
Peter Selz, AM'49, PhD'54, looks back on a life in modern art through the works that most inspired him.

Pierce's replacement
A new residence hall and dining commons is scheduled to open in 2016 on the site of Pierce Tower, which will close in June.



New York Times (November 17, 2012)
Goodbye, frustration
In retirement, novelist Philip Roth, AM'55, finds daily affirmation on a Post-it Note: "The struggle with writing is over."

Atlantic (November 15, 2012)
China's power transition
University Professor Kenneth Pomeranz says an aging population presents Chinese leaders with demographic challenges.

Forbes (November 12, 2012)
Undercounting very discouraged workers
Stephen Bronars, AM'80, PhD'83, argues that the Bureau of Labor Statistics should adapt its measures to better reflect the economic reality.

Boston Globe (November 11, 2012)
Attack of the B-movie scientists
Biomechanics expert Michael LaBarbera has advice for fighting off giant ants and other science-fiction threats.

Chicago Magazine (November 8, 2012)
The resurrection of Chicago's first craft beer
Rob Sama, AB'93, led the rebirth of Baderbrau, the locally brewed Czech pilsner he loved as a College student.



Tuesday, November 27
Career Month: Charlotte
5:30-7:00 p.m. | Charlotte, NC

Saturday, December 1
Produce to People Volunteer Event
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Braddock, PA

Thursday, December 6
A Beautiful Mind Film Screening and Discussion
6-8 p.m. | Chicago

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Voice recognition
The UChicago a capella group Voices in Your Head covers the song "Titanium" in a new music video.

 Watch the video.


Mad man of letters
An Indianapolis library dedicated to Kurt Vonnegut, AM'71, explores the emotional layers of the author's life and work.

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