March 6, 2018

UChicago Short List
News, careers, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Students borrow art from the Smart
1. Art to live with
The Smart Museum revives a program that loans artworks to students, who say they "can vibe with it." More »
Learn about the Smart's new center for bringing art closer to students.

2. A chaplain's compassion
As a hospital chaplain, Bailey Pickens, AB'10, has learned the difference between compassion and empathy. More »

3. Go with your gut
Tweaking your microbiome could help you fight illnesses as tough as cancer. More »
Hear about another study of the microbiome and human health.
Read µChicago's issue on the microbiome and your biological clock.

4. The food desert debunked?
Research by Chicago Booth's Jean-Pierre Dubé suggests preference is a factor in the nutrition gap. More »
Read an opinion that may change your own grocery preferences.
PLUS . . .
Obama Foundation Scholars Program . . . Supreme Court sides with OI . . . Black Panther's savvy audiences . . . Mapping flu outbreaks . . . Universal basic income: a case study.
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UChicago Online Learning beginning March 19

Career opportunities
Jersey City, NJ
Sr. Analyst, Business Insights
TD Ameritrade
Madison, WI
Project Manager
Madison, WI
Technical Problem Solver
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Sociology for the people
Sociology for the people
Herbert Gans, PhB'47, AM'50, has pushed sociologists to take up an old question: What is a good society? More »

Upcoming events
5:15-6:15 p.m
Bruce Cumings on "The Orientalist Roots of American Perceptions of N. Korea"
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Washington, DC:
Capitol Hill Chorale's Spring Jazz Concert
03/19/18 through 03/23/18
AlumniU Career Colloquium:
Journalism and Media: An Inside Scoop
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Alumni Award Nominations

Lite of the mind
UChicago donut tour
Chicago School of Social Gastronomy
Every year the Department of Sociology invites undergrads on a tour to see sites of scholarly importance--and to sample the city's doughnut offerings. Watch »
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