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“The value of life lies not in the length of days but in the use you make of them.”—Michel de Montaigne, Essays

The University of Chicago Magazine has been published continuously since 1907; here are the features from the Winter/16 issue:

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Landmark $100 million gift creates The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and The Pearson Global Forum
Data-driven research at the global institute will spur new insights into violent conflict and inform public policy.

Start with what you got
At the Arts Incubator, creative minds build on the cultural wealth of Chicago’s South Side.

Mortal thoughts
Doctors are taught to fight death—but it’s a losing battle. Some are looking beyond biomedicine to help them better communicate with patients about the end of life.

Grace notes
Katherine Dunham, AB’36, forged a unique career as a dancer and anthropologist.

Three views on inequality
Scholars discuss the causes of growing economic inequality in the United States and what to do about it.