February 6, 2018

UChicago Short List
News, careers, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Zonia Baber made geography progressive
1. "A world of sympathy"
Geographer and activist Zonia Baber's (SB 1904) vision was for geographers to help save the environment and end colonialism. More »
See how historical geography figures into LandUse6k, a project on land use and climate change.
Learn how College students discover a bigger world--right in Chicago.

2. Smart on crime
Jens Ludwig, director of the UChicago Crime Lab, says one solution to gun violence in Chicago is to boost school funding. More »
Listen to Ludwig sketch his proposal to the City Club of Chicago.
Read about other ways the Crime Lab contributes to smarter policing.

3. Early success
Teaching new parents simple techniques can lead to better outcomes--for their children and for the economy. More »
Read about low-income moms and babies supported by UChicago's School of Social Service Administration.

4. Ineligible bachelors
The other gender pay gap, and what it's doing to marriage. More »
Read one alum's story about rethinking what's expected of men in marriage.

5. Emotional intelligence
Neuroscientist Stephanie Cacioppo and her colleagues have identified the brain region where love drives more than just passionate feelings. More »
Explore other areas your brain might exercise on Valentine's Day.
Read more about Cacioppo and her UChicago love story.
PLUS . . .
Bannon on campus: one side and another and the University's response . . . Beyond the melting pot . . . DuSable Museum expands . . . Two minutes to doomsday . . . Remembering Robert McCormick Adams, PhB'47, AM'52, PhD'56.
For more stories and events, visit news.uchicago.edu.

Job opportunities
Research Support Assistant
The University of Chicago Thirty Million Words Initiative
San Antonio
Strategy Engagement Manager
Hong Kong
Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant
Hip Shing Hong Company Limited
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Jadine Chou, MBA'90
Force for good
Jadine Chou, MBA'90, Chicago Public Schools' chief safety and security officer, uses an approach that is changing students' lives. More »

Giving Day 2018

Upcoming events
6:30-10 p.m.
A Meal with Murakami
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Washington, DC:
International Cooking Class/Lunch
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Bay Area:
The Second City Presents Look Both Ways Before Talking
See more events across the country and around the world »

Lite of the mind
Knitted organs
The way to a med student's heart--or eyeball
How a fourth-year Pritzker student uses knitting to help visualize anatomy. More »
Learn more about Daniel Lam, whose stitching is bringing purls of wisdom to medical school classmates.
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