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On the dark side
Astrophysicist Josh Frieman, PhD'89, studies the night sky for insight into the accelerating expansion of the universe.

Learning environment
New Rhodes Scholar Samuel Greene, '14, plans to study renewable energy technologies and climate change at Oxford.

Hire voltage
Michael Greenstone, a leader in energy and environmental economics, is appointed to lead the Energy Policy Institute
at Chicago.



Forbes (November 27, 2013)
Putting Intel inside your 401(k)
Investor David Booth, MBA'71, leads a sophisticated strategy to solve the looming retirement-income crisis.

Chicago Tribune (November 26, 2013)
Lifting the smoke over the stigma of lung cancer
UChicago Medicine's Ravi Salgia says the disease's connection to tobacco use stifles funding and makes even nonsmoking victims the subject of condemnation.

New York Times Magazine (November 26, 2013)
Mind the gap
Adam Davidson, AB'92, discusses the difficulty mayors have in decreasing income inequality in New York.

Slate (November 22, 2013)
Centrists should mourn the demise of the filibuster
Law professor Eric Posner predicts more ideological extremism on the federal bench as a result of the Senate's rule change.

Wall Street Journal (November 22, 2013)
An accomplished conjurer
Undiluted Hocus-Pocus is an "agreeably rambling autobiography" by the late Martin Gardner, AB'36, who delighted in puzzles, tricks, and debunking frauds.



Friday, December 6
Holiday Joint School Mixer
6-9 p.m. | Hong Kong

Wednesday, December 18
University of Chicago Motet Choir Concert
7-9 p.m. | Cambridge, MA

Saturday, December 21
Annual Holiday Gathering
6-9 p.m. | Tarpon Springs, FL

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Book it
Visit the University of Chicago Press's website this month to get your free digital copy of Norman Maclean's [PhD'40] essays and letters.

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What do babies know?
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