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Frodo Baggins risked his life in Mordor, Sherlock Holmes continues to fight his nemesis, Moriarty; and Harry Potter struggled from birth against the evil Voldemort. So what exactly makes these “mor”bid monikers so monstrous? Slate explores the linguistic origins behind the common de-name-inator of literature’s vilest villains. 

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How to moonwalk, for the moonwalk-challeneged.

Instructive animated graphic is instructive. 

Crucial moves for any admitted students who want to hit it off during Admitted Student Overnights. 

nprmusic:

washingtonpost:

How to moonwalk, for the moonwalk-challeneged.

Instructive animated graphic is instructive. 

Crucial moves for any admitted students who want to hit it off during Admitted Student Overnights. 

Somewhere Outside of Dublin
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Anna D. Class of 2013 (Barcelona Civ.)
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Somewhere Outside of Dublin

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Anna D. Class of 2013 (Barcelona Civ.)

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Calamity
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Emilia C. Class of 2012 (Paris Civ in English)
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Calamity

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Emilia C. Class of 2012 (Paris Civ in English)

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La nuit
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Cheramie C. Class of 2012 (Paris Civ. in English)
For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

La nuit

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Cheramie C. Class of 2012 (Paris Civ. in English)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

The 10th week of Winter Quarter is drawing to a close… through the mist of fog machines and the massive, teased poofs of 80’s rocker hair, Spring Break shines like a beacon of hope. When you’re knee-deep in essays, finals, and frantic midnight cramming, crank up Europe’s classic power ballad, and remember that there’s light (aka, food, sleep, vacation) at the end of the tunnel. 

Curiosity
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by James T. Class of 2014 (Summer International Travel Grant)
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Curiosity

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by James T. Class of 2014 (Summer International Travel Grant)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Going uphill in Marseille, France
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Elaine N. Class of 2013 (Paris Civ. in English)
For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Going uphill in Marseille, France

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Elaine N. Class of 2013 (Paris Civ. in English)

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College tour guides: walking backwards and answering questions about campus since 1915. 
Undated architectural drawing of Rosenwald Hall (current home of UChicago Admissions!) from the UChicago Photographic Archive.

College tour guides: walking backwards and answering questions about campus since 1915. 

Undated architectural drawing of Rosenwald Hall (current home of UChicago Admissions!) from the UChicago Photographic Archive.

Red Colobus Monkeys in the Forest of Zanzibar
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Elizabeth T. Class of 2013 (Tanzania-ACM)
For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Red Colobus Monkeys in the Forest of Zanzibar

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Elizabeth T. Class of 2013 (Tanzania-ACM)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Caption contest time!
UChicago Photographic Archive:  ”Girls at the University of Chicago learn Jiu-Jitsu from instructor Mr. Cahn who is demonstrating the circle throw with Joan Salmon.” 
Great description, but we know you can do better caption-wise. Message us with your best photo caption / imagined dialogue, and we’ll post our favorite to the Admissions Tumblr. Possible starting point: the fact that Mr. Cahn bears a striking resemblance to Danny Devito. Happy captioning!

Caption contest time!

UChicago Photographic Archive:  ”Girls at the University of Chicago learn Jiu-Jitsu from instructor Mr. Cahn who is demonstrating the circle throw with Joan Salmon.” 

Great description, but we know you can do better caption-wise. Message us with your best photo caption / imagined dialogue, and we’ll post our favorite to the Admissions Tumblr. Possible starting point: the fact that Mr. Cahn bears a striking resemblance to Danny Devito. Happy captioning!

Kribi’s Fishing Boats
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Ethan T. Class of 2013 (Non-affiliated/Independent)
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Kribi’s Fishing Boats

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Ethan T. Class of 2013 (Non-affiliated/Independent)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Slovenian Alps
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Andrea N. Class of 2013 (Vienna Civ.)
For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Slovenian Alps

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Andrea N. Class of 2013 (Vienna Civ.)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Parallel and Unique
From the Best Portfolio (Study Abroad 2011-12)
Photo by Chelsea Z. Class of 2014 (Summer International Travel Grant)
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Parallel and Unique

From the Best Portfolio (Study Abroad 2011-12)

Photo by Chelsea Z. Class of 2014 (Summer International Travel Grant)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Weekends at Lac du Bourget
Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)
Photo by Vivian W. (Summer International Travel Grant)
For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Weekends at Lac du Bourget

Study Abroad Photo Contest 2011-12 (Honorable Mention)

Photo by Vivian W. (Summer International Travel Grant)

For more information relating to UChicago Study Abroad go to their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter.