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Marshall resources
Leah Rand, '12, receives a Marshall Scholarship to study medical ethics at Oxford.

Biologist Margulis dies at 73
Lynn Margulis, AB'57, a National Medal of Science recipient, was acclaimed for her theories on the evolution of cells.

Years of cheers
For five decades, Stuart Rice and his doctoral students have had great chemistry.


The Guardian (November 30, 2011)
Occupy's new grammar of political disobedience
Bernard Harcourt, chair of the political-science department, argues that leaderless protests defy meanings that outsiders try to impose.

Wired (November 30, 2011)
New twist in the search for dark matter
Physicist Juan Collar explains why the existence of lighter dark matter is possible.

Wall Street Journal (November 30, 2011)
Academics of real estate
The University's Harper Court project, one of the South Side's largest in decades, reflects academia's influence on community development.

Chicago Tribune (November 27, 2011)
Chicago native takes reins of giant scientific experiment in Europe
Joe Incandela, AB'81, SM'85, PhD'86, leads the hunt for the "God particle" at the Large Hadron Collider.

Financial Times (November 25, 2011)
Law and business: A marriage of convenience
Michael Schill, dean of the Law School, says "it is irresponsible to establish law without understanding economic costs."



Thursday, December 8
A Christmas Carol
7:30-10:30 p.m. | Washington

Saturday, December 10
Motet Choir Winter Tour
and "BYOCC" Holiday Party

7-9 p.m. | Aspinwall, PA

Saturday, December 10
USAF Museum Tour
1:30-3:00 p.m. | Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

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Extreme research
From mine shafts to remote islands, UChicago, Argonne, and Fermilab scientists face unusual challenges in interesting places.


A sense of place
Architect Stanley Tigerman and Critical Inquiry editor W. J. T. Mitchell talk about buildings in Chicago—and what they displace.