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  1. Senator revising proposed research release mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    ... fiscal issue for the field of higher education," said Biss, a mathematician who was a professor at the University of Chicago before he entered state politics. The bill's filing came in the wake of the January suicide of Internet prodigy and ...

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  2. Research examines how loneliness affects the social human brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PhysOrg Weblog

    But the power of loneliness -its potential for causing depression and other serious health problems as well as its surprising role in keeping humans safe from harm-may be more profound than researchers had previously presumed, says neuroscience researcher John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago. Cacioppo has spent nearly three decades exploring the social nature of the human brain, working to find the mechanisms behind traits such as loneliness, empathy, synchrony and emotional contagion.

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  3. UChicago Jewish Frat Ensnared in Racist Email ScandalRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Forward

    The AEPi chapter at the University of Chicago is in hot water after a series of stunningly offensive emails between members of the Jewish fraternity were revealed. The emails show the brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi: - Regularly bandied about the N-word.

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  4. Read early, read often.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... to our community and to better connect with our children. The Thirty Million Words project out of the University of Chicago has shown that some children, mainly those of a lower socioeconomic status, hear 30 million fewer words by their fourth ...

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  5. Connective tissue disease increases risk for cardiovascular problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... author Francis Alenghat, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the section of cardiology at the University of Chicago. "They point to differences in heart disease risk tied to systemic inflammation and modified by race and age." Prior to this ...

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  6. University of Chicago frat's racist emails leakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | New York Daily News

    One email thread when some brothers in the largely Jewish fraternity went to Israel during a period of violence was titled "Towel Heads," and another referred to a Muslim student government member as a terrorist.

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  7. 'Like' this! Interesting facts about Facebook on its 12th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... 105th birthday. According to ABC News, Kirchmaier is also California's oldest licensed driver and the University of Chicago's oldest living graduate. At first, she couldn't enter her birth year of 1908 when she joined Facebook, a glitch that took ...

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  8. Some USC faculty departments vote for union, others rejectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Daily Republic

    ... from teaching to make ends meet. Over the last year, non-tenure faculty at institutions including the University of Chicago and Tufts also voted to unionize.

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  9. Guilbault casts critical eye on calypso and socaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Trinidad Guardian

    As with so many other aspects of Trinidad and Tobago's culture, it has taken a foreign scholar to produce an account of the country's music. Guilbault, a musicologist from the University of Chicago, focuses on soca and calypso, her central question being: "What is it that the new Carnival musics perform that calypso does not?" In a sense, this is the least interesting aspect of the book.

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  10. Study suggests improvements in how mesothelioma is stagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Medical News Today

    ... studies, Dr. Vigneswaran and colleagues reported. Dr. Vigneswaran performed the study at the University of Chicago. He recently joined Loyola, where he is the division director of Thoracic Surgery and a professor in the Department of Thoracic and ...

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  11. U Of C Professor Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBS Local

    (CBS) - A prominent University of Chicago professor has resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct. What's more, 43-year-old Jason Lieb has faced this kind of trouble before. University officials say they first heard about all of this in ...

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  12. Former U. professor resigns from teaching position following allegations of sexual misconductRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Daily Princetonian

    Former molecular biology professor Jason Lieb resigned in January from his position as a Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Chicago after allegations of sexual misconduct. Lieb, who joined the University's faculty in July 2013 and served as the director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, resigned from the University seven months later in February 2014.

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  13. Federal proposal seeks to create summer and youth jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Washington Post

    ... One Summer program that linked the program to a 43 percent reduction in violent-crime arrests. The University of Chicago Crime Lab study said that students who were randomly assigned to participate in the program had 43 percent fewer violent-crime ...

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  14. Racist Emails Leaked From Jewish Frat at University of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Patch.com

    Racist emails from a historically Jewish fraternity at the University of Chicago have been leaked, showing offensive words and images about African-Americans, Muslims and women have been commonplace over the last five years. Among the most shocking comments was a January 2013 email which suggested celebrating "Marathon Luther King Jr." Day by eating fried chicken at Harold's Chicken Shack, "drinking 40s" during the day and watching Black Dynamite at night.

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  15. Land and sea animals in all their B&W glory make up new UMD photo exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... A professional photographer, teacher, and author since the 1970s, Horenstein studied history at the University of Chicago and earned his BFA and MFA at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) where he is now professor of photography. He has exhibited ...

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  16. Bernie Sanders calls faith a "guiding principle in my life"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBS News

    ... very, very much," he added, even if it was injustice at the hands of playground bullies. While at the University of Chicago in the 1960's, Sanders said, "I learned more off campus" with the Congress on Racial Equality. As part of that group, Sanders ...

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  17. ArticlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PsychDaily

    ... helps determine why some adults are persistently lonely, research co-authored by psychologists at the University of Chicago shows. Working with colleagues in The Netherlands, the scholars found about 50 percent of identical twins and 25 percent of ...

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  18. Chicago Historical Landmark Launch New Website For Sale of Building...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... to New Construction and Real Estate Development *Presidential Library Public Hearing - Given by University of Chicago and Owings & Merrill LLP *Obama Foundation Announcing South Side Library and its pending location(s) (1 of those locations is ...

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  19. University of Chicago joins Universal College ApplicationRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    While much of the attention directed at the Common Application's myriad technical problems and user-un-friendliness has died down now that many college application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle have passed, the Common Application is still helmed by the same individuals who led it to where it is today and it still operates in a way that puts the needs to students last. Maybe because of such underlying rot at the heart of today's Common Application or maybe because it's always wise to hedge one's bets, today, the University of Chicago has announced that it is joining the Universal College Application starting later this year.

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  20. A fertility treatment for women to help with conceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... Fertility Center of Chicago at . University of Chicago at also offers this option. To learn more about egg ...

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