John B. Goodenough, SM’50, PhD’52, the father of the lithium-ion battery, sparked the wireless revolution. Now, at 94, he’s working on the next breakthrough.
The iconic photographs of Danny Lyon, AB’63, document more than 50 years of social change and life outside the mainstream.
A start-up founded by three alumni helps voters think beyond the presidential race.
Poet and retired Navy physician Frederick Foote, AB’80, is helping wounded veterans recover.
The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham, AB’38, learned as she went—and made history along the way.
On cultivating our gardens.
Readers debate the lessons of the Great Recession; examine the legacies of Barack Obama and Antonin Scalia; share memories of Kartemquin Films and its founders Gordon Quinn AB’65, and Gerald Temaner, AB’57; tell us what they know (“not much”); and more.
On the agenda
UChicagoGRAD gives graduate students the skills they need to succeed wherever their careers take them, from the classroom to the boardroom, writes executive vice provost Sian Beilock.
Historian Jonathan Levy, AM’03, PhD’08, traces the rise of the modern corporation and the company man.
A walk through campus sparks memories of Wayne Booth, AM’47, PhD’50.
The Ear Taxi Festival will highlight contemporary classical music in Chicago.
Computational biologist John Novembre uses statistics to understand human genetic history.
Many 9/11 first responders still face serious health problems. Jacqueline Moline, AB’84, MD’88, has been helping them since 2001.
Attorney Robyn McCoy, AB’96, teaches what to do during a police stop.
Kelly Bulkeley, PhD’92, examines what our dreams reveal about our religion, our culture, and our politics.
Martha C. Nussbaum argues a culture of rage and retribution is harming American society.
With She Leads Africa, Afua Osei, MBA’13, MPP’13, is supporting talented business-women in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Healthy aging isn’t just about managing chronic disease; increased atmospheric carbon dioxide improves crop efficiency; in turbulent times, family businesses are safe investments; for women, grooming pays.
A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.
Illustrator and adventurer Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, PhB 1911, found inspiration for his art in his travels.
Counting campus flora.
A by-the-numbers analysis of suicide terrorism.
The Magazine lists a selection of general interest books, films, and albums by alumni. For additional alumni releases, browse the Magazine’s Goodreads bookshelf.
Highlights from the latest alumni news columns.
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Lite of the Mind
The winners of our Alumni Weekend photo contest.