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July 19, 2016

UChicago Short List
News, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Scientists at work in the Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility
Camera thumbnail Researchers in UChicago's Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility create a pattern on a silicon wafer. Learn more about the new facility »
1. Unconventional wisdom
Just in time for the Republican National Convention, Planet Money founder Adam Davidson, AB'92, explores the effects of free trade on a small rust belt town--and its support for Donald Trump. More »
Get a Chicago Booth ethicist's take on Trump's The Art of the Deal.
Learn why public dislike for both Trump and Clinton is so widespread.
Find out what David Brooks, AB'83, calls Trump's smart move.
Check out Nate Silver's (AB'00) general election forecast.

2. On campus, it's debatable
As universities decide how to balance open discourse with calls to curb offensive language, 13 schools have adopted the so-called Chicago Statement, following UChicago's commitment to uninhibited speech. More »
Read the University's statement on freedom of expression.
See alumni responses to UChicago's free speech policy.

3. Money-minded reform
Insurance companies, says the Law School's John Rappaport, may be in a unique position to spur reform in police departments across the country. More »
Test your knowledge of legal police stops with this quiz.
Learn about the shifting roles and responsibilities of law enforcement.
Read about an alum who advocates for police in Illinois.

4. Head in the cloud
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, MBA'97, thinks beyond the PC to compete in the mobile and data storage markets. More »
Check out this list of 50 tech entrepreneurs with UChicago degrees.
Get a breakfast recipe from UChicago start-up Eastman Egg Company.
Learn how three alums are turning mealworms into a social enterprise.

5. I'll have what she's having
Want your date to like you? Order the same food, suggests a UChicago study. More »
Improve your relationship by saying "thank you."
Watch David Bevington talk about love and friendship in Hamlet.
PLUS . . .
World historian William H. McNeill, LAB'34, AB'38, AM'39 (1917-2016) . . . Chicago street named for Tuskegee airman John W. Rogers Sr., JD'48 . . . Fama and Thaler: Are markets efficient? . . . Alum appointments: World Bank chief economist and librarian of Congress . . . Find a better happiness.
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A $51K difference
UChicago Medicine's Vineet M. Arora, AM'03, fights to reduce the wage gap between male and female physicians. More »
Read Arora's editorial in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Lite of the mind
Pokémon's invade UChicago’s Hyde Park campus
Gotta catch 'em all
Hyde Park's a hotbed for Pokéstops and gyms in Pokémon Go. See campus screengrabs from the mobile game »
Learn why bulk discounts don't work for virtual goods like Poké Balls.
Read about a UChicago researcher who studied Pokémon in 1999.
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