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Freedom writer
A homebody with a hitchhiker's heart, 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship winner Bonnie Jo Campbell, AB'84, writes stories that cover a lot of ground.

Preserve and protect
Vince Michael, AB'82, AM'82, builds community by saving buildings.

Shovel ready
A groundbreaking event marks the beginning of construction on the Harper Court mixed-use development.


Chicago Tribune (November 21, 2011)
U of C creates platform for economists
On a new website, Chicago Booth poses one public-policy question each week and posts answers from 40 senior professors at US universities.

New York Times (November 19, 2011)
When business can’t foresee outrage
Richard Thaler’s research into consumer perceptions of fairness might have helped Bank of America and others avoid a backlash.

Baltimore Sun (November 18, 2011)
Where you live can help determine your health
Improving neighborhoods, Harris School and SSA professor Jens Ludwig says, should be seen as a form of preventative care.

Chicago Tribune (November 16, 2011)
From the NBA to the eurozone crisis
Law professor Saul Levmore explains how to raise the stakes to reduce brinksmanship in bargaining.

CNN Money (November 15, 2011)
Why Klout scores are possibly evil
To John Scalzi, AB'91, the site that ranks online influence makes the Internet "a high school cafeteria, in which everyone is defined by the table at which they sit."



Thursday, December 1
An Evening with Paul Ballew,
Nationwide Insurance

5:30-8:00 p.m. | Columbus, OH

Sunday, December 4
Lexicography Anyone?!
2:00-4:30 p.m. | Morristown, NJ

Sunday, December 4
Holiday Happy Hour
3-7 p.m. | Seattle

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Food for thought
Tune in tonight at 7:30 CST for a live webcast of the 65th annual Latke-Hamantash Debate.

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Goodbye, Mr. Sinaiko
Memorial service celebrates a teacher "who lived for the moment of engagement."

Ready for winter? Use our pattern to snip a phoenix-shaped paper snowflake.