Arts & Humanities

Book report

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On Humanities Day, UChicago creative writers offer a few words about reading.

Inside the artists’ studios

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Visual arts professors—all working artists—offer glimpses of work in progress.

Winged wonders

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A young curator embraces the strange and quirky in Renaissance art.

Chapter and verse

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To approach religion with intellectual rigor, says Divinity School dean Margaret Mitchell, AM’82, PhD’89, is to play with fire. She stokes the embers.

Neighborhood music

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Ethnomusicology graduate students discover community involvement comes with the concentration.

Bagpipes of mystery

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Why is Zachary Cahill blasting bagpipe music on his cell phone?

Fifteen minutes with Rae Gray

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A fourth-year in the College moonlights as Chicago’s busiest young actor.

That’s squirrelly

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Call it nuts—but UChicago’s first family of football had an unusual pet.

Character studies

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Anne Ford, AM’99, questioned her own academic ability—then she started asking questions of others.

Right on cue

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From playing violin to writing music to steeping literature-inspired tea, Estlin Usher, AB’13, remains composed.

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