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A crucible for confronting ideas

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“Universities cannot be viewed as a sanctuary for comfort but rather as a crucible for confronting ideas,” writes president Robert J. Zimmer. 

Notes

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Highlights from the latest alumni news columns.

Readers sound off

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Readers debate dean of students in the College John Ellison’s letter to the Class of 2020; discuss voter education and the merits of capitalism; share memories of historian William H. McNeill, LAB’34, AB’38, AM’39, track coach Ted Haydon, LAB’29, PhB’33, AM’54, and the beloved T-Hut; and more.

University obituaries

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Recent faculty, staff, trustee, and alumni obituaries.

The ducks of Botany Pond

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Sid Colton, AB’89, is writing a duckling bildungsroman, one Facebook post at a time.

Photo finish

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The winners of our Alumni Weekend photo contest.

University obituaries

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Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.

University news

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A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.

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