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A piece of the master

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From our print archive: In a whirlwind campus visit in February 1994, novelist Kurt Vonnegut, AM’71, wowed a new generation of fans.

Radical curiosity

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Poet and novelist Ana Castillo, AM'79, on feminism, writing, and a momentous education.

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.

The gathering storm

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What we don’t talk about when we talk about climate change.

Art and politics

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A conversation with 2015 Berlin Family Lecturer Amitav Ghosh.

How one UChicago alum turned LOLs into $$$

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Adam Levine, AB’12, AM’13, goes down the ClickHole.

Open to enrollment

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For a College student in her final undergraduate year, elective courses offer surprising risks—and rewards.

Telling stories

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Class in session with Charles Baxter.

Acts of union

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Romance novelist Gwyn Cready, AB’83, MBA’86, reveals her inspirations.

Give it some thought

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Students put their heads together to create a magazine.

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