Must-reads, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.
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Must-reads, job listings, events, and more for University of Chicago alumni, parents, families, and friends.

November 3, 2015
1. Urban Labs Innovation Challenge: Delhi
UChicago and the Delhi government launch an innovative partnership to clean the air and water.
Read about data-based policy research at EPIC and Urban Labs.
Follow @UChiUrbanLabs.

2. What happened to confession?
Divinity professor emeritus Martin E. Marty, PhD'56, on "the sin box."
Read more essays from Sightings.
Follow @UChiDivinity.

3. "Newton had his apple. I had my cashews."
How irrational consumption of a party snack inspired Richard Thaler's research.
Read the Guardian's review of Thaler's Misbehaving.
Follow @R_Thaler and @ChicagoBooth.

4. Campaign progress report
One year into the public phase of the University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact, the global effort has surpassed 60 percent of its $4.5 billion fundraising goal.
See photos of the newly opened William Eckhardt Research Center.
Make a gift.

5. Leo Kadanoff, 1937-2015
The professor's "work on statistical mechanics is one of the great achievements of 20th-century theoretical physics."
Read Kadanoff's obituary in the New York Times.
From the archive: Revisit Kadanoff's insights on "complexity."
PLUS . . .
History professor Tara Zahra on the refugee crisis . . . Food stamps do more good than we thought . . . Are you writing a novel this month? . . . Starting college apps in ninth grade . . . Let's make a MOOC.
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Career opportunities
Associate Editor
University of Chicago Magazine
San Francisco
Investment Analyst
Ultra Capital
Springhill Consulting Group
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Carol Ruth Silver
Carol Ruth Silver
AB'60, JD'64
Before Silver was a lawyer and public servant, she was a young, scared Freedom Rider. More »

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Lite of the mind
UChicago postcards
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Greetings from the Midway
Historical postcards capture UChicago as it was and as it wanted to be seen.
See the Logan Center exhibition featuring all 200 postcards and attend the opening reception with a lecture by history professor emeritus Neil Harris on Tuesday, November 10.
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