January 23, 2018

UChicago Short List
News, careers, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Unveiling Ferrari's Dialogo in 1971
1. Inside the sculptor's studio
At 80, former UChicago sculptor in residence Virginio Ferrari continues to make art on Chicago's South Side. More »
Learn why Ferrari's Dialogo sparked controversy when it was installed outside Pick Hall in 1971.

2. Young and homeless
Where Chapin Hall's Matthew Morton finds alarming rates of homelessness. More »
See why views about homeownership may limit action on homelessness.

3. Front page, front lines
Dorothy Butler Gilliam, the Washington Post's first African American female reporter, spoke at UChicago's MLK commemoration about advancing civil rights and diversity in the media. More »
Learn who received Diversity Leadership Awards at the MLK commemoration.

4. Cryptic currencies
Chicago Booth's Randy Kroszner explains how we really ought to think of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. More »
See what else Kroszner told media outlets during Chicago Booth's Economic Outlook event in New York.
Listen to Kroszner, a former Federal Reserve governor, reflect on the 2008 financial crisis.

5. Human origins run deep
An ancient shark fossil points to a common ancestor with humans dating back 440 million years. More »
Peruse the study by UChicago's Michael Coates and his team.
Hear an interview with Coates about another extraordinary ancient shark species.
PLUS . . .
Coming in 2020: Woodlawn Residential Commons . . . Fracking's effects on newborns . . . The city's most advanced ER . . . Surfers fight the tide of pollution . . . Chemist Robert N. Clayton, 1930-2017.
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Milton J. Rosenberg, 1925-2018
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