How the University is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor and entrepreneur Maryellen Giger, PhD’85, brings computer-aided breast cancer detection and diagnosis from bench to bedside.
Brent Staples, AM’76, PhD’82, goes behind the work that earned him one of journalism’s highest honors.
College students examine ideas and stories of the 2008 Great Recession.
Soccer player Len Oliver, PhD’70, put his own spin on teaching the sport and training its leaders.
Haroula Rose, AB’02, MAT’02, put the work of Bonnie Jo Campbell, AB’84, on the big screen. Last fall the two brought the film to Chicago.
Dwight M. Cleveland, MBA’87, collects film posters with an eye for high art.
The Cry of Jazz started a conversation about race and music that continues today.
The fruitful career of Herbert Baum, AM’51, PhD’06.
As the leader of UChicago’s energy policy and economic research institutes, Michael Greenstone, LAB’87, works to help the world confront the global energy challenge.
Postage stamps from North Korea afford a rare glimpse into a reclusive country
In the age of technology giants, does capitalism need protection from big business? Luigi Zingales thinks so.
A chance encounter in a bookstore brought a Chicago writer back into the spotlight. Plus: “Power Failure,” a short story by Bette Howland.
The heroism of World War I pilot Harold Goettler, AS 1914, SB 1914.
Fellow justices, former clerks, journalists, and court watchers reflect on a singular Supreme Court career.
How a lawyer-turned-scientist-turned-entrepreneur helped establish Afghanistan’s first national park.
Microbiologist Maurice Hilleman, PhD’44, and his feathered friends.
UChicagoʼs Oriental Institute celebrates a monumental first century.
A poet reckons with a fractured world. Plus: “Two Poems by Rosanna Warren.”
The first annual Hagel Lecture at UChicago brought together Madeleine Albright and Chuck Hagel to speak to students and the public.
Barbara Flynn Currie, LAB’58, AB’68, AM’73, helped pave the way for other female politicians in the Prairie State.
Dieter Roelstraete’s course explored exile, retreat, and homes away from home. Plus: “Head Space.”
House Beautiful editor in chief Elizabeth Gordon, PhB’27, fought for “good” design in the Cold War era.
A physician-economist tests the health and cost benefits of a closer doctor-patient relationship.
Scenes from a Court Theatre play in the making.
Among the rare books and manuscripts in Regenstein lurk other amazing artifacts.
UChicago law professors Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq explore populism and other threats to our political system.
Erich Rosenthal, AM’42, PhD’48, escaped Nazi Germany to attend UChicago. His parents remained and perished. Decades later, his son Ted Rosenthal has memorialized their tragic family history in music.
At 16 Sybil Jordan Hampton, MSTʼ68, was on the front lines of school desegregation. Since then sheʼs worked to ensure no American is overlooked.
Two constitutional scholars weigh 21st-century challenges to the letter and spirit of the First Amendment.
A new book looks at the history of Chicago through the lens of print.
With the opening of a campus in Hong Kong, the University begins a new era of intellectual partnership. Plus: “Tree House/Art House”
Soia Mentschikoff (1915–1984) reformed how the United States does business and led the way for later generations of women in law.
Want to exercise more, save money, and eat healthier? Ayelet Fishbach’s research can help.
Retirement doesn’t always live up to the blissful media image.
At 100, civil rights leader Timuel D. Black Jr., AM’54, has seen change—and made it happen.
Why doesn’t the immune system fight cancer more often? Can we teach it how?
In CAR T-cell therapy, the immune system gets a boost that can be lifesaving.
Matinee idol and Oscar nominee Sessue Hayakawa is widely remembered as a UChicago alumnus. But was he?
Advised to “shoot what you love,” Henry Horenstein, EX’69, took pictures of country music stars and their fans.
The human impulse to censor plays out on the pages of a medieval Latin grammar manuscript.
Kim Ng, AB’90, has found her sweet spot as MLB’s senior vice president for baseball operations.
Director Claire Scanlon, AB’93, has worked on shows including GLOW and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Now she’s reinventing the romantic comedy.
A UChicago professor spearheads an initiative to end mass incarceration.
Reflections on the life and literature of Philip Roth, AM’55.
College students go head-to-head in a competition for the best undergraduate book collection.
English associate professor Adrienne Brown explores the complicated racial history of the American skyscraper.
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.