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 famed actor’s UChicago story unravels; and a new look for the Magazine comes together.
Readers celebrate the pleasures of book collecting and getting lost, recall Richard Stern’s criticism and Enrico Fermi’s culinary choices, and more.
On the agenda
Dean Amanda Woodward reports from a Social Sciences Division with close ties and broad horizons.
By treating violence as a public health issue, UChicago Medicine trauma experts seek to transform care on Chicago’s South Side.
Justin Kasper, AB’99, once built a working nuclear reactor for Scav. Now he’s built an equally impossible instrument for NASA’s Parker Solar Probe.
Law School professor Justin Driver explores how education law became a cultural flashpoint.
Start by eating healthy and wearing sunscreen, says Hollywood’s go-to aesthetician Joanna Vargas, AB’93.
A study from the School of Social Service Administration points the way toward better lives for hourly workers—and a stronger corporate bottom line.
When tariffs on Canadian newsprint threatened US papers, political scientist turned trade lawyer Elliot J. Feldman, AB’69, built a case and a coalition.
Meet three UChicago alumni who earned front-page honors in 2018.
First-year students set sail on the maroon-dark sea.
College majors, by the numbers.
Researchers discover that ancient children climbed trees; develop new ways to build molecules; investigate the success of political outsiders; and examine the persistence of the racial earnings gap.
A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.
Alumni books, films, and recordings.
Highlights from the latest alumni news columns.
When Mark Bruce Rosin, AB’68, visited mental hospital patients as a College student, it opened the doorway to his 2018 screenplay.
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Questions for the award-winning novelist and short story writer.
Plus, in Inquiry …
A note from the dean of the Physical Sciences Division.
Whether finding neutrinos, improving solar energy storage, or programming quantum computers, the Physical Sciences Division’s Eckhardt Scholars collaborate, create, and communicate.
Reatha Clark King, SM’60, PhD’63, was one of the less hidden figures in the space race.
Angela Olinto brings high energy to the deanʼs office.