October 10, 2017

UChicago Short List
News, careers, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
Art to Live With
Remember Art to Live With? The Smart Museum has revived the program, bringing museum-quality art to students' dorm rooms. More »
1. A Nobel for nudges
Congratulations to Chicago Booth's Richard H. Thaler, the 2017 recipient of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences "for his contributions to behavioural economics." More »
Watch Daniel Holz, SM'94, PhD'98, discuss the gravitational waves discovery made by the newest Nobel laureates in physics.
Read about the former MBL faculty member who won the latest Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Learn about Rami Nashashibi, AM'98, PhD'11, a Muslim activist who won a MacArthur Fellowship "genius" grant.

2. Beyond awareness month
After UChicago Medicine's Aasim Padela found that Muslim American women get mammograms less than other American women, he partnered with mosques to address their concerns. More »
Learn how Funmi Olopade studies the root cause of breast cancer.

3. Hidden costs of climate change
"Anything we estimate now is an underestimate," says UChicago's Amir Jina. More »
Find out about a material Argonne developed to soak up oil spills.

4. Northern light
Anthropologist Tiger Burch, AM'63, PhD'66, lived in a northwest Alaskan village to learn about Arctic peoples and their distant past. More »
Learn how electric cars could affect Alaska's oil market.

5. Look into my eyes
And read my mind. More »
Read about Simon (AB'64, AM'65, JD'73) and Virginia (AB'69, AM'73, JD'75) Aronson, who have been reading minds together for 40 years.
PLUS . . .
Alumni couple gives $75M to Chicago Booth . . . Have American men lost their groove? . . . Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, MBA'97, hits refresh . . . The peppermint-dementia link . . . What millennials think of NFL players kneeling.
For more stories and events, visit news.uchicago.edu.

Professional Achievement Awards

Job opportunities
Assistant Director, Digital Communications
Alumni Relations and Development, University of Chicago
New York City
Front End Engineer
LoanStreet Inc.
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
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Eve Ewing, AB'08
wikipedia brown
Twitter star, poet, and SSA postdoc Eve Ewing, AB'08, can't even buy kale without getting recognized. More »
Read more from Ewing, who in high school applied only to UChicago.

Signature event
Homecoming 2017
Homecoming 2017
Saturday, October 21
Homecoming is an opportunity to reconnect with old friends, cheer on the Maroons, and enjoy all the splendor of Hyde Park in the fall--with no classes.
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More upcoming events
7:30-9:00 p.m.
An Evening with Ron Chernow
4-7 p.m.
Tempe, AZ:
Alumni Happy Hour
Online Learning:
Enhancing Life: Death, Dying, and the Future
See more events across the country and around the world »

Lite of the mind
Women's soccer is No. 1
Foot ball
The top-ranked women's soccer team continues its winning streak. More »
See how UChicago alumni influence the professional sports world.
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