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Performance anxiety

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Psychologist Sian Beilock studies what makes people choke under pressure
and offers techniques to prevent those mental meltdowns.

Song of myself

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For a once-shy guy, singing karaoke reflects a social transformation toward a new bold attitude.

Years of cheers

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For five decades, Stuart Rice and his doctoral students have had great chemistry.

University news

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Communication and compassion in medicine, extending the law and economics connection, a new shelf life at the Reg, and an Obama adviser leads the University's civic engagement.

Islam’s origins

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Historian Fred Donner offers a new reading of an old story.

Smoke signals

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Geophysicist Raymond Pierrehumbert studies global warming on Earth and the climate physics of distant planets.

University news

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Austan Goolsbee returns to Chicago Booth, 24-hour diner Clarke's opens on 53rd Street, and more.

William Rainey Harper's Index: Card catalog

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A 90-year project illuminates an ancient culture.

Smart doctors

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A Pritzker School of Medicine course teaches observation skills through the study of art.

Man of many worlds

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For the late Mexican history scholar Friedrich Katz, research “was a type of pursuit.”

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