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  • Aims of Education
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    Aims of Education

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    John W. Boyer, Dean of the College, will introduce the speaker, Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Provost of the University and the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor in Physics. The Aims of Education Address is a celebrated tradition in which a...
  • Is 21st Century Media Weakening Democracy?
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    Is 21st Century Media Weakening Democracy?

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    This event is part of Democracy Week, presented with the generous support of the Joyce Foundation. From the explosion of the Twitter-verse and the political blogosphere to the round-the-clock chatter of cable news, the American public is awash in a...
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    "Clean Energy 2030: Building a Sustainable Future" Panel Discussion

    By Brian December 20, 2013

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    Twice a year, the University of Chicago offers the Joint Speaker Series for members of the University, Argonne, and Fermilab communities to foster new interactions. The program provides a setting for all three communities to gather informally around...
  • Steven Levitt: The freakonomics of McDonalds vs. drugs
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    Steven Levitt: The freakonomics of McDonalds vs. drugs

    By Brian March 8, 2013

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    Freakonomics author Steven Levitt presents new data on the finances of drug dealing. Contrary to popular myth, he says, being a street-corner crack dealer isnt lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can kill you. TEDTalks is a daily...
  • The 66th Annual Latke Hamantash Debate
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    The 66th Annual Latke Hamantash Debate

    By Brian February 25, 2013

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    More than 60 years after the first Latke-Hamantash Debate at the University of Chicago, the University community came together once again at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Mandel Hall to weigh the merits of the two Jewish foods. The...