The University of Chicago Magazine
All but lost, Urdu journals offer a glimpse at one of India’s most sprawling, energetic cultures.
A Divinity School event commemorates the 50th anniversary of Selma and explores the state of civil rights today.
Recreate some of UChicago’s most iconic buildings in miniature using templates from the College admissions office.
Readers comment on the social impact of architecture in out of the way places; the recollections of Philip Glass, AB’56, about the College he knew; memories of the late Mike Nichols, EX’53; the circa-1970s ski team’s not-at-all slippery slope to victory; racial “block busting” in the 1950s; the distinction between a telegram and a telegraph; and more.
The impact of geochemist Clair C. Patterson, PhD’51, who determined the age of the earth and fought lead pollution.
Excerpt from A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life by Allyson Hobbs, published by Harvard University Press. Copyright © 2014 by Allyson Hobbs. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
A secret in her own family led Allyson Hobbs, AM’02, PhD’09, to uncover the hidden history of racial passing.