College students go head-to-head in a competition for the best undergraduate book collection.
Before historian Emily Lynn Osborn led study abroad trips, she took one of her own.
A UChicago professor spearheads an initiative to end mass incarceration.
English associate professor Adrienne Brown explores the complicated racial history of the American skyscraper.
Even Nobel Prize–winning physicists get distracted in class.
Former White House chef Sam Kass, LAB’98, AB’04, is serving up new recipes and improvements to food policy. Plus: Kass’s recipe for brussels sprouts Caesar salad.
Historian Kathleen Belew finds an unexpected origin for a resurgent movement.
Doodling is the sincerest form of flattery.
The UChicago Empower Initiative changes the admissions conversation, adds more financial aid.
In three weeks, there are just over 500 hours. The students in the Marine Biological Laboratory’s September intensive courses tried to use them all.
Summer is for reading—on the beach, in a hammock, with a nightlight, by the hum of your air-conditioner. This July and August, the University of Chicago Magazine revisits nine alumni essays for your reading pleasure.