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Go ahead, touch the art

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That’s what sculptor Virginio Ferrari would say, anyway.

Leading questions

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Former University president Hanna Holborn Gray on Marion Talbot, the first and last dean of women.

A tale of wonder tales

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UChicago literary scholar Armando Maggi, PhD’95, suggests a better term for fairy tales and reveals what recent story cast a spell on him.

How can you be happier?

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Philosophy professor Candace Vogler is on the case.

Five things you didn’t know about John Boyer and UChicago history

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His views on Thucydides, Hutchins, Sturm und Drang, and more.

Presidential visit

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A college student reflects on having President Obama as a neighbor.

Who would Jesus incarcerate?

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Rev. Alexander Sharp, MDiv’96, on Clergy for a New Drug Policy.

Memoir: The new fairy tale

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UChicago literary scholar Armando Maggi, PhD’95, says “once upon a time” is now.

NaNoWriMo: A novel endeavor

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National Novel Writing Month founder Chris Baty, AM’97, explains how a “ridiculous challenge” with friends turned into a global writing event—and how to make it to 50,000 words.

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