Headed to Alumni Weekend? This year’s edition highlights the arts, but there’s something for everyone. Here are five events that caught our eye.
Scholars discuss the causes of growing economic inequality in the United States and what to do about it.
UChicago at the movies.
The aesthetics of astronomy inspires a course and exhibition.
Historical postcards capture UChicago as it was and as it wanted to be seen.
Prospect and retrospect.
Although Leonardo da Vinci famously made realistic sketches of the moon’s surface spots in the early 16th century, the first published images of the moon as seen through a telescope were Galileo Galilei’s.
As the historic document turns 800, David M. Rubenstein, JD’73, reflects on preserving a Magna Carta in the United States.
The Magazine’s return to a seasonal schedule and other news.
As free expression comes under challenge on some campuses, the University’s affirmation of a long-standing value may become a model for higher education.
Research with far-reaching implications.
The discovery of two species suggests greater variety of the earliest mammaliaforms.