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May 10, 2016

UChicago Short List
News, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Alumni Weekend 2016
1. Your weekend at UChicago
From reunions and class celebrations to UnCommon Core lectures, campus tours, family activities, IF Sing, and, of course, the beer garden, Alumni Weekend has something for every Maroon. More »
Scope out who's coming to your reunion.
See UChicago Magazine editors' can't-miss #UChiAW events.
Watch the #UChiAW trailer. How many squirrels can you spot?
This year's Alumni Weekend offers a spotlight series of events with a focus on the arts called Artscape. See student performances and alumni creations, talk shop with others working in the arts, and celebrate UChicago's imaginative side. More »
Include your work in the Alumni Arts Exhibition.

2. Data driven
Gifts from two UChicago families give the Department of Computer Science a $20.5 million boost, expanding resources for faculty and students. The gifts will also support University-wide data science initiatives. More »
Meet Michael Franklin, UChicago's new chair of computer science.
Learn how one faculty member uses computers to analyze novels.
Find out how big data can increase government transparency.

3. Reputation rehab
It's easy to get a bad reputation. It's much harder to get others to believe you've changed, according to Chicago Booth's Ed O'Brien, and Chicago Harris's Nadav Klein, AM'08, MBA'13, PhD'15. More »
Learn how O'Brien is inspired by stand-up comedy.

4. Scav savvy
Can you avoid trouble with a Tribble, get featured on a Kardashian's Instagram account, or make two strangers fall in love? See what happened at Scav Hunt 2016. More »
Check out this year's list (pdf) and see the blockbuster reveal.
Remember when two Scavvies built a nuclear breeder reactor?
Watch an interview with the Grandmother of Scav, Lorna Straus.
Participate in the Alumni Scav Hunt at #UChiAW.
PLUS . . .
Martha Nussbaum on American anger . . . Pornography and Prince . . . Nate Silver, AB'00, explains Trump's victory . . . The OI's Emily Teeter, PhD'90, explores mummy tattoos . . . Data that reduces pollution.
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Career opportunities
Dean of Students
University of Chicago Law School
Cap-Haitien, Nord, Haiti
Nutrition Fellow
Meds & Food for Kids
Transplant Coordinator
University of Chicago Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Solutions Consultant
Narrative Science
See more jobs »

Gordon Quinn
Beyond Hoop Dreams
For 50 years Gordon Quinn, AB'65, and Kartemquin Films have focused on social and political forces that shape lives. More »
Meet Quinn, Kartemquin's cofounder and artistic director, June 2 in Chicago.

Signature event
Alumni Weekend 2016
Alumni Weekend 2016
Chicago: June 2-5, 2016
Reunions | Event highlights | Plan your visit
Alumni Weekend presents Artscape, a spotlight series of events focused on the arts. Explore campus illuminated by creativity plus everything you've always loved about Alumni Weekend, from the UnCommon Core to the UChicaGO Party.
 Register for Alumni Weekend » 
More events
2-4 p.m.
Harper Lecture with Kimberly Kay Hoang
5:30-8:30 p.m.
San Diego:
Biotech Speaker Series
6-8 p.m.
Ping-Pong and Networking
See more events across the country and around the world »

Lite of the mind
Alumni Weekend 2016
At Alumni Weekend, it's all about celebrating milestones, seeing old friends, visiting favorite campus haunts, and showing off UChicago pride. More »
Get your swag at Alumni Weekend, June 2-5. Register now.
The #UChiAW trailer is here. See you back in Hyde Park.
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