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April 12, 2016

UChicago Short List
News, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
President Obama
1. A case supreme
Last week President Barack Obama returned to the Law School, where he and the late Justice Antonin Scalia taught, to argue for nominee Merrick Garland to replace Scalia on the Supreme Court. More »
Find out what Obama said about Garland's qualifications.
Hear Geoffrey Stone, JD'71, on the confirmation battle.
Read how Adam Chilton and others measured Garland's ideology.
See if you could have passed Obama's Law School exams.

2. City on the syllabus
The new Study Chicago quarter lets undergrads study abroad at home, from Pullman to Wicker Park and beyond. More »
Read two undergrads' experiences in Senegal.
Support Study Abroad.

3. Race in classical music
A Logan Center panel addresses diversity in orchestras and opera companies. More »
Read about how an alum monitors organized racism.
See how a gift to the Odyssey Scholarship Challenge illustrates a diverse donor base.

4. Are you attractive?
According to behavioral scientist Nicholas Epley, research reveals clues to how others perceive us. More »
Learn how a fashion model balanced College classes and a career.
PLUS . . .
Nanotech meets medicine . . . Chicago Booth gets scholarships for vets . . . Kelly Bulkeley, PhD'92, looks at "big dreams" . . . Meet UChicago's next provost . . . The icy eruptions on Saturn's moon.
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Career opportunities
Washington, DC
Human Rights Associate
Disability Rights International
St. Louis
IT Internship
Oakland, CA
Senior Strategy Analyst
Kaiser Permanente
University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering
See more jobs »

Daniel Clowes
Daniel Clowes, LAB'79
To launch an exhibit of his work, the cartoonist told a Regenstein crowd about growing up in Hyde Park. More »
Focus on the arts at Alumni Weekend.

Graham School Summer Session

Upcoming events
11 a.m. to Noon
Las Vegas:
UChicago Southern Nevada Meetup
11:30 a.m.-5 p.m
High Point, NC:
Tour of the High Point Market
6-8 p.m.
San Francisco:
Harper Lecture with Andrew A. Chien
See more events across the country and around the world »

Lite of the mind
Stop capping web and internet
Stop capping "web" and "internet"
Read up on these and other new AP style rules that might drive you crazy. More »
Remember when Ben Zimmer, AM'98, took over William Safire's New York Times column?
51 days until #UChiAW. Check out weekend highlights »
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