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Neapolitan pizza restaurant moves into Hyde Park

Neapolitan pizza joints have been cropping up all over Chicago the past few years, but none had opened in Hyde Park, until recently. Our Hungry Hound …

Pizza

Why American men are getting less marriageable

• <b>We're in the middle of a great marriage decline in the US.</b>• <b><br>This phenomenon is partially explained by economic forces that are making men less appealing partners.</b>• <b><br>Traditional gender roles are also to blame.</b><p>If it seems like the number of complaints from your female friends about not being able to find …

Women's News

Trump's Biggest Con May Be The One He Has Played On American Workers

The Donald Trump presidency is now one year old and in many respects ― the unhinged tweeting, the contempt for democratic norms, the potential collusion with a hostile foreign power ― it has been unlike any presidency in history.<p>But there is one respect in which Trump’s tenure in office has been …

Equality

First lady Michelle Obama makes rare speaking appearance in Dallas

Former first lady Michelle Obama will be making a speaking appearance in Dallas in the spring. The event will take place at the Winspear Opera House …

Michelle Obama

Couple injured after becoming trapped by fire in East Chatham apartment

A man and a woman were injured when they became trapped in their apartment after a fire broke out Friday morning in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago fire officials.<p>The man was found in the bedroom of the apartment in the 900 block of 86th Street and was taken in …

Chicago

Springer, Censorship and the Need for Open Access

<i>It’s</i> <i>Copyright Week</i><i>! Today’s topic is “Copyright and Censorship: Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right essential to a functioning</i> …

Censorship

2 hurt in East Chatham fire

At least two people were injured in a fire Friday morning in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.<p>Two people were taken to hospitals after …

Chicago

Can a little nudge help in saving for retirement?

Have you ever wondered why lottery winners sometimes go bankrupt, even after winning large sums of money? Why people keep balances on their credit cards and pay high interest rates on the borrowed funds when they have savings available to pay the bill?<p>And why it seems so hard for Canadians to set …

Richard Thaler

Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law

1. See, for example, <i>Humphrey’s Executor v United States</i>, 295 US 602, 629 (1935) (“The fundamental necessity of maintaining each of the three general …

Government

The Reading Rooms Designed to Protect Women from "Library Loafers"

During the second half of the nineteenth century, women began to move more freely in public. It was a new world—and one that didn’t quite know what …

Sustainability

Sticky Regulations

1. See Richard H. Pildes and Cass R. Sunstein, <i>Reinventing the Regulatory State</i>, 62 U Chi L Rev 1, 4 (1995) (noting certain “pathologies of modern …

Law

The Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal, '77: Profiled in the Houston Chronicle

In her early days as a trial lawyer, Lee Rosenthal contemplated what it took to be a great judge.<p>You had to be thoughtful, efficient, compassionate, …

Law

Dallin Oaks, '57: Russell M. Nelson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Picked Oaks to be his First Counselor in the Governing First Presidency

For nearly 34 years, Dallin H. Oaks has been at Russell M. Nelson’s side — in solemn meetings at the Salt Lake Temple, during intense policy …

Law

Abrams Clinic, Representing Surfrider Foundation, Sues US Steel for Lake Michigan Pollution

Chicago, IL, January 17, 2018 – The Surfrider Foundation, represented by the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago, today …

Law

Volume 85, Issue 1 (Jan 2018) 1–237

Articles<p><b>Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law</b><i><br>David Fontana & Aziz Z. Huq</i><p><b>Sticky Regulations</b><i><br>Aaron L. Nielson</i><p>Comments

Law

Lyle Anderson, '82: To Retire from the Seventh District Court on July 1

Judge Lyle R. Anderson has announced his retirement from the Seventh District Court on July 1.<p>Anderson announced his retirement in a letter to Utah …

Law

Kevin McAleenan, '98: Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

President Donald Trump’s choice to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been running the agency on an acting basis since day one of his …

Law

14 Ways to Squeeze More Joy Out of Every Day

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Sometime this morning, during …

Happiness

The Importance of Friends with Similar Disabilities

A new study finds that friendships among adults with disabilities are beneficial. Might that be true for young people, too?

Chicago

Washington U. partners with full-ride scholarship program for elite colleges

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> Washington University is joining schools such as Yale and Princeton in an effort to become more accessible to future scholars who can’t …

Education

The Fink doctrine

The Times reports that Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, has sent a letter to the CEOs of the public corporations that BlackRock owns stakes in …

Law

Divisibility Criteria

Divisibility criteria are ways of telling whether one number divides another without actually carrying the division through. Implicit in this concept …

Mathematics

Last Resort

In this book, I examine the lawfulness of the federal government’s bailouts of major financial institutions during the crisis of 2008 and 2009. …

Law

Open Courses

Consistently ranked among the top programs in the United States and worldwide, Executive Education at Chicago Booth is simply the best source for …

Education

The GOP's New Tax Plan Will Affect Everyone, But Will It Grow The Economy?

The hubbub over the Republican tax plan has died down some since it passed, but the bill isn't forgotten — not by a long shot.<p>Many Americans will see the effects already this year, when the IRS gives employers new guidance on how much money to withhold from people's paychecks. And you can bet it …

Economics

Jonathan Z. Smith, historian of religion, 1938-2017 | The Chicago Blog

Historian of religion Jonathan Z. Smith died on December 30, aged seventy-nine. He leaves a remarkable legacy from his forty-five-year career at the …

Chicago

Andrew S. Boutros Featured in Netflix's Food Supply Chain Docuseries

Messrs. Boutros and Gauder’s presentation also coincides with Netflix’s January 5th, 2018 release of its new series, <i>Rotten</i>, which exposes the fraud …

Law

Thanks to the North Carolina case, partisan gerrymandering's day of reckoning may soon be upon us

Gerrymandering was already shaping up to be an important issue this year, with huge implications for American democracy. But after the ruling this …

Judiciary

Aditya Bamzai, '04: Will Present Argument as Independent Amicus, In Rare Move by Justices

Professor Aditya Bamzai of the University of Virginia School of Law will make his debut this month at the U.S. Supreme Court after a rare decision by …

Law

Top EMBA and DBA courses in Hong Kong

Business schools offering advanced courses in Hong Kong for senior executives from around the region know they are dealing with high expectations and …

Richard Thaler