Law, Policy & Society

Stop standing still

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An excerpt from Sian Beilock’s book How the Body Knows Its Mind yields surprising advice on the best way to solve problems.

Mind-body problem

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Psychology professor Sian Beilock on her research, her books, and her new role in the Office of the Provost.

Go out there and meet people

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How the Chicago school of sociology changed the field.

Can the law keep up with robots?

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Examining why new technology often poses questions that the law isn’t equipped to answer.

Setting the Doomsday Clock

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As Armageddon nears, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists sends a message of urgency—and hope.

Marching on

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A Divinity School event commemorates the 50th anniversary of Selma and explores the state of civil rights today.

Crossed lines

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A secret in her own family led Allyson Hobbs, AM’02, PhD’09, to uncover the hidden history of racial passing.

Botching the wedding

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Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, reflects on the winding path he and his wife followed on their way down the aisle.

Rx: Research

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UChicago’s Health Lab uses social scientific methods to address the needs of urban patients.

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