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September 22, 2015

UChicago Short List
Must-reads, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
125th anniversary
1. Happy quasquicentennial!
Provost Eric Isaacs welcomes the UChicago community to celebrate the University's 125th anniversary with a series of lectures, panels, exhibits, and other events.
Join our 125th anniversary global book club and get a discount on The University of Chicago: A History by John W. Boyer, AM'69, PhD'75.

2. The baby talk boost
Dana Suskind, a pediatric cochlear-implant surgeon at UChicago, discusses her 30 Million Words Initiative and how she became an activist for talk.
Watch Suskind's Harper Lecture about the initiative.
Learn more about Suskind's research.
Follow @DrDanaSuskind.

3. South Side trauma center
The University of Chicago Medicine and Sinai Health System are partnering to build and operate a level 1 adult trauma center and to expand emergency services.
Watch the joint announcement.
Questions? Read the FAQ (pdf) about the project.

4. Teacher of teachers
As classes begin this week, read what former Quantrell Award winners say they've learned in the classroom.
Learn more about this year's Quantrell Award winners.

5. Mission: Save the Yazidi women
Doctoral student Matthew Barber heads to Iraq to help save more than 3,000 women and girls kidnapped by ISIS and sold into sex slavery.
Learn how Barber's research led him to activism.
Follow @Matthew__Barber.
PLUS . . .
First-years taking loans falls by half . . .
The art of procrastination . . . The pen
that ended WW II . . . Water Nymphs gifted
to the Smart . . . Football and the Russian middle class.
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Career opportunities
Newport Beach, CA
Strategic Director
Renegade Brands/Altamont Capital
New York City
Financial Analyst
Estée Lauder Corporation
Seattle, WA
Financial Analyst
Azimuth Advisors LLC
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Howard S. Becker
Howard S. Becker
PhB'46, AM'49, PhD'51
From piano-bar-playing teen to expert in deviance and one of France's favorite academics.
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Upcoming events
2-4 p.m.
(San Diego) Harper Lecture with Giulia Galli
9:30 a.m. (CDT)
(Webcast) Confronting the New Era of Global Conflicts
11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
(Hartford, CT) Special Guided Tour of Newly Reopened Wadsworth Galleries
See more events across the country and around the world »

Amitav Ghosh: 2015 Berlin Family Lectures

Nota bene
Browning, Keats, Tennyson, Wordsworth . . .
Joel Wachs, AB'92, and his sisters have given the UChicago Library hundreds of titles from their father's impressive collection of 19th-century English poetry.
Browse the web exhibit.
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