Law, Policy & Society

Making of a MOOC

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Law School professor Randy Picker, AB'80, AM'82, JD'85, learned a lot about teaching—and learning—while developing his massive open online course.

$100 million gift creates institute to confront new era of global conflicts

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Landmark donation will create The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts at Chicago Harris.

The Great Fire: Chicago 1871

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From our print archive: Herman Kogan, AB’36, retells the story of the famous conflagration that destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city and left more than 100,000 residents homeless.

The senator next door

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

Major influence

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

Up for debate

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

Learning the language of leadership

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Patrick Barry, JD’12, taught students about effective legal writing through his presentations for the Keystone Program.

What’s in a kilowatt-hour?

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Professor Robert Rosner lifts the veil on the cost of nuclear energy.

I want to ride my bicycle

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Cycling has become A Thing. A dedicated driver tries to find out why.

Examination of an honor killing

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A Doc Films event sheds light on an international human rights issue on American shores.

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