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Crime Lab opens in New York
Crime Lab New York applies years of objective, analytical research from the UChicago Crime Lab to the nation's largest city.

Human (and non-human) rights
Comparative human development's new chair sees the field expanding in new directions.

Majestic thunder
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel's organ scholar program offers students an opportunity to learn an iconic instrument.



New York Times (December 28, 2014)
In Haiti, battling disease with open-air clinics
Michael Murphy, AB'02, a cofounder of the MASS Design Group, discusses the importance of permanent infrastructure to maintain progress after a health crisis.

Economist (December 20, 2014)
Joy to the world
UChicago philosopher Martha Nussbaum argues for measuring a good life based on "capabilities" rather than an elusive concept of happiness.

Chicago Magazine (December 18, 2014)
Medical wonders
Among the life-changing innovations cited is neuroscientist Sliman Bensmaia's prosthetic arm that transmits a sensation of touch.

Reuters (December 17, 2014)
Docs may be too conservative about sex after heart attack
UChicago Medicine's Stacy Tessler Lindau, AM'02, director of the Program in Integrative Sexual Medicine, finds that few physicians counsel patients on the subject.

Washington Post (December 15, 2014)
Living well with breast cancer by choosing wisely
Professor Harold Pollack interviews geriatric-care expert and stage IV breast-cancer patient Amy Berman about how she manages her care.



Sunday, January 11
Indian-Inspired Magic Performance
10:00-10:45 a.m. | Arlington, VA

Friday, January 16
University of Chicago Alumni Association in Jamaica Kick-Off Event
6-8 p.m. | Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, January 30
Chicago Economics Society Presents James Bullard
6:30-8:30 p.m. | New York

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Why love and hate are so often connected
Chicago Booth behavioral psychologist Nicholas Epley discusses "parochial altruism," a love for compatriots that can inspire hateful actions against others.

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Why we lost
Retired Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, AM'86, PhD'86, on learning from failures in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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