In his first public event since leaving office, former President Barack Obama discussed his goal of inspiring the next generation of civic leaders at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Watch a clip from the conversation, which included students from local schools, including the University of Chicago. Full video and story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Tune in here at 11 a.m. to watch Barack Obama in conversation with young leaders from Chicago schools.
Tune in here at 11 am to watch Barack Obama in conversation

A Conversation with President Obama and Young Leaders by UChicago Live 2

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Welcome back, President Barack Obama!

The University of Chicago will provide a live webcast of a campus event featuring the former president on Monday, April 24. The event will be carried via Livestream webcast [[ Bit.ly Link ] starting at 11:00 a.m. Monday.

Obama will discuss civic engagement and the next generation of leadership with an invited audience that will include young adults...
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UChicago to webcast April 24 event featuring former President Obama

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Today marks the start of Spirit Week! Over the next 10 days, #UChicago students can interact with and reflect on a variety of religious and spiritual traditions. Learn more about the upcoming events:
Today marks the start of Spirit Week Over the next 10 days

Spirit Week brings together UChicago community to celebrate religious traditions

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Professor Olufunmilayo Olopade, a #UChicago oncologist specializing in breast cancer, aims not only to understand why black women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other group, but also to budge the numbers.
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Cancer research on a global scale

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A new article from The Economist on the Chicago School of Economics, then and now:
A new article from The Economist on the Chicago School of Economics then and now:

Schumpeter: The University of Chicago worries about a lack of competition | The Economist

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“Life is too short to live with any but the greatest books.” —Leo Strauss, #UChicago professor of political science from 1949 to 1968

The weather beckons—now's the time to grab a bag of books and head to the Quad! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Congratulations to UChicago College students Pradnya Narkhede and Clare Singer for earning Goldwater Scholarships!

Narkhede is a chemistry and biochemistry major who plans to earn her PhD in chemical biology, and Singer is a physics and mathematics major who plans to earn her PhD in geophysical and atmospheric sciences.
Congratulations to UChicago College students Pradnya Narkhede and Clare Singer for earning

Two College students earn Goldwater Scholarships

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Do you know where this ceiling is on campus? You can email your guess to headsup@uchicago.edu to win a high-res digital copy. #HeadsUpUChicago
Do you know where this ceiling is on campus You can email
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Every quarter at #UChicago is full of possibilities. What are you most excited for this spring?
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What would happen if we could edit our genetic makeup in order to quickly adapt to our environment? New #UChicago research shows that "smart" cephalopods can do just that through the process of RNA editing, but there's a trade-off when it comes to long-term evolution of the genome.
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‘Smart’ cephalopods adapt by editing genetic code, but sacrifice ability to evolve

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UChicago College third-year Soreti Teshome has been awarded a Truman Scholarship—congratulations!
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Truman scholar seeks career advocating for criminal justice reform

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University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration prof. Harold Pollack—who created one index card with "all the financial advice you'll ever need—is answering finance questions live now in a #RedditAMA: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Have you recently had a heated discussion about the day's news stories with your uninterested cat? Also, why is it so funny to put googly eyes on things? #UChicago behavioral scientist Nicholas Epley says our tendency to anthropomorphize nonhuman entities is a function of our complex social brains.
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People who talk to pets, plants, and cars are actually totally normal, according to science

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Free financial advice from Professor Harold Pollack? At tax time? Yes please! From 10:30-12 Thursday, April 13th, professor Pollack will be answering questions on Reddit. Ask him anything! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Free financial advice from Professor Harold Pollack At tax time Yes please

Reddit AMA with Harold Pollack: Financial Advice at Tax Time

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More reasons to celebrate #NationalPoetryMonth Congratulations to Tyehimba Jess, AB'91, on winning the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his second collection, Olio.

Jess recently shared one of his poems with the University of Chicago Magazine: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Olio, by Tyehimba Jess

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Health care—from premiums to subsidies to competition—is on everyone’s mind. David Meltzer, #UChicago professor in The University of Chicago Medicine and at The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, breaks it down:
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Scholars, writers, and musicians are gathering at #UChicago this week to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gwendolyn Brooks' birth: [ Bit.ly Link ] #NationalPoetryMonth
Scholars writers and musicians are gathering at UChicago this week to celebrate
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How two UChicago College physics majors turned a chance discovery into a new method for levitating objects: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration is preparing to use a super-pressure balloon to launch into near space a pioneering telescope, which is designed to detect ultra-high-energy cosmic rays as they interact with the Earth’s atmosphere.

#UChicago prof. Angela Olinto is serving as principal investigator of the project: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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