Power tweeters


Four professors, an alumnus, and an intern on how and why they tweet.

The importance of “sleazy trash”


Banned Books Week and the legacy of librarian Judith Krug, AM’64.

File under cinephile


Doc’s new calendar brings Singapore and cyberpunks, ’70s disaffection, and Gordon Parks.

Art and politics


A conversation with 2015 Berlin Family Lecturer Amitav Ghosh.

A continent of possibility


With She Leads Africa, Afua Osei, MBA’13, MPP’13, supports promising female-led start-ups in Africa and the diaspora.

Red ambition


UChicago alum hopes to be among first colonists on Mars.

Up for debate


A day in the life of the Victory Briefs Institute, a camp for young debaters on UChicago’s campus.

Major influence

The health of the job market is a big factor for college students choosing what to study, a new paper finds.

What happens inside a cell when it’s exposed to heat?

UChicago scientists find protein aggregation after heat shock is an organized, reversible cellular response.

The senator next door

Senator Amy Klobuchar, JD’85, shares Law School stories—and lessons—in her new book.

When times are tough, lenders prefer family businesses

When times are tough, we often look to family. Research suggests lenders do likewise: family-owned businesses paid significantly less for debt than nonfamily firms when credit was difficult to secure.