The University of Chicago Magazine

Bright passage

Comments

For one alumna, Mansueto's opening recalls the change in Russian libraries since the Glasnost days.

Lost & found

Comments

Alzheimer's has erased the stories behind Lou Fourcher's (PhD'71) images, but his photographs of a demolished West Side neighborhood have stirred memories in former residents.

Librodome

Comments

… Reg Egg, Igloo: As quickly as students have dreamed up pet names for Mansueto, they've adopted the futuristic library as their own.

Crystal method

Comments

Nadrian Seeman, SB’66, uses DNA not to study biology but as a building block for nano-tiny structures.

Counter culture

Comments

Amid a gathering storm, students grapple with 1960s turbulence.

Faculty research

Comments

Undocumented college graduates, growing limbs from fish DNA, the American flag's effect on votes, and alcohol's stress content.

Nuclear future

Comments

Where's the profit motive to keep nuclear power plants safe?

Art house

Comments

Philip Schiller, AB'55, built one of the country's most comprehensive collections.

Booth school

Comments

Volunteer projectionists at Doc Films try to keep an old technology from flickering out.

Course of treatment

Comments

Monica Vela, MD’93, who has faced health-care disparities as both a physician and a patient, teaches students about the issues that afflict underserved communities, inspiring many to reach out.

Subscribe to The University of Chicago Magazine