Must-reads, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
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January 20, 2015

UChicago Short List
Must-reads, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Preparing Chicago’s emerging leaders
1. Preparing emerging leaders
On a trip to South Africa, leaders from around the city of Chicago found common cause with young black women there. "These are problems that are plaguing the world, and it leaves me feeling like there's a lot I've got to do," says one participant in UChicago's Civic Leadership Academy.
See the Civic Leadership Academy's Class of 2016.
Follow @UChiEngagement.

2. Road rage: A legit brain disorder
A new study by UChicago scientists provides evidence that people with intermittent explosive disorder have altered brains.
Learn more about the science behind a bad temper.
Follow @UChicagoMed and @ScienceLife.

3. Women in computer science
Associate professor Shan Lu's research on software bugs, efforts to increase gender diversity in the Department of Computer Science, and the "first" computer bug.
Learn how the department's new chair will lead its expansion.

4. Business-minded social sector
Chicago Booth now provides weekend MBA scholarships to government and nonprofit professionals, funded in part by trustee Joseph Neubauer's (MBA'65) family foundation.
Read career advice from Google's Banks Baker, MBA'05.
Learn how to find a job in two hours.
Follow @UChicagoCareers and @UChicagoAlumni.

5. Lloyd Rudolph, 1927-2016
Political scientist Lloyd Rudolph's distinguished career was almost entirely in collaboration with his wife, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, who died in December 2015.
Revisit Susanne and Lloyd Rudolph's 1956 travel journal.
PLUS . . .
EPIC year in review . . . The double life of Law's Richard Posner . . . The alum behind Ultra Music . . . Deep dive with whales . . . College Memory Project: David Bevington.
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Career opportunities
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Goldman Sachs Asset Management
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Associate Director of Workforce Development
Inspiration Corporation
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Enkhmend Gereltogtokh and Tyler Ross
Enkhmend Gereltogtokh and Tyler Ross
Class of 2016
Fourth-years Enkhmend Gereltogtokh and Tyler Ross were selected for the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars for graduate studies in China. More »

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Graham School Summer Session

Lite of the mind
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UChicago linguist Jason Riggle on 2015's words of the year, including "identity," "-ism," and an emoji.
Find out who's winning the serial-comma debate.
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