University of Chicago Magazine
New construction is about the exchange of ideas—within and beyond the campus. The University architect explains the theory behind the practice.
A decline in the murder rate has been uneven in Chicago, increasing the gap between different parts of the city.
Alumni and friends share memories of writing on Linn House wall and the resonance of Easley Blackwood’s teaching and composing; explore the social impact of video game violence; question the value of luxury cars; assign blame for the financial crisis; and more.
Artist Robert Crumb’s jazz trading cards highlight the famous and the forgotten.
At a memorial service for Bernard Sahlins, friends and family recalled the Second City cofounder’s passion for his work, which in recent years included directing staged readings of verse plays for the Poetry Foundation.
As daylight dwindles, cut out paper-bag luminarias inspired by windows on campus to light your way home this winter.
After Wendy Klein, AB’75, gathered the nerve to show President Edward H. Levi the portraits she had sketched of him, they were framed for the future attorney general.