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By Kerry Temple - University of Chicago Magazine
The recent renovation of Bond Chapel was recognized on Designnight, the Chicago-area chapter of the American Institute of Architect (AIA)’s annual awards night.
A UChicago commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the delivery of the Gettysburg Address will take place Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Social Science Research Building, Room 122.
A Harris Poll shows Americans' belief in God is on the decline while there’s a rise in a belief in Darwin’s theory on evolution. Professor William Schweiker shares his thoughts on the poll and trends in religion in the U.S. over the decades on WBEZ's "Morning Shift" with host Tony Serabia.    
A ceremony celebrating Prof. Arnold I. Davidson's induction into the Ordre des Palmes Académiques as an Officier took place on Monday, November 4, 2013, at the Franke Institute for the Humanities.
John and Jane Colman, lifetime Chicagoans involved with many charitable organizations and long-time friends of the University of Chicago Divinity School, have made a gift of $900,000 to support leadership initiatives at the School.    
Greening the Divinity School, a collaborative student, staff and faculty group that aims to improve the environmental sustainability of the Divinity School community, events, and Swift Hall, has been awarded a SAGE award from the University of Chicago Office of Sustainability.
Kevin Hector, Assistant Professor of Theology and of the Philosophy of Religions, received a 2013 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. Read the whole story. 
In recognition of his contribution to the promotion of French culture, Arnold I. Davidson has been named to the rank of Officer in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Entering with the rank of Officer means that Prof. Davidson enters this prestigious chivalric order with special distinction.
Jean-Luc Marion was elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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