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June 21, 2016

UChicago Short List
News, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Class of 2016 graduation
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1. Dangerous curiosity
Curiosity often outweighs self-preservation, finds a Chicago Booth study (pdf). We want answers--even if we know they will be painful. More »
Find out how uncertainty affects policy and markets.
Read more research-driven stories in the Chicago Booth Review.

2. Lifetime achievement
Chinese literature professor emeritus David Tod Roy, who died in May, spent 30 years translating the 3,000-page Ming dynasty novel Chin P'ing Mei, which chronicles the life of a corrupt merchant with six wives and many concubines. More »
Learn more about Roy, 1933-2016.

3. Let's stay together--or not
Chicago Harris's Ioana Marinescu uses employment and housing data to predict couples' likelihood of divorce. More »
Discover how love can lower stress.

4. Beyond infinity
As mathematical consultant for the biopic The Man Who Knew Infinity, Ken Ono, AB'89, helped detail the life of the 20th-century mathematician who was his professional and personal inspiration. More »
See how UChicago researchers are quelling math anxiety.
PLUS . . .
UChicago mourns Orlando . . . Save (at) the Sem Co-op . . . Improving urban health care . . . More gravitational waves detected . . . Economic impact of Brexit . . . The future of artificial intelligence.
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Career opportunities
Digital Production Specialist
University of Chicago Alumni Relations and Development
South Pole
University of Chicago Physical Sciences Division
Assistant Director
University of Chicago Study Abroad
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Lisa Lucas, AB’01. Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan
Literature advocate
In March Lisa Lucas, AB'01, took the helm at the National Book Foundation with one goal: to get more people reading. More »

Upcoming events
6:30 p.m.
Queens, NY:
Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Los Angeles:
Alumni Club Summer Picnic
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Boulder, CO:
Children's Hike and Outdoor Concert
See more events across the country and around the world »

Lite of the mind
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Uncommon greetings
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