Volume 114, Number 3


A writer, lost and found

Nearly a century after it was banned, Gertrude Beasley’s (AM 1918) memoir of her Texas upbringing reaches a new generation of readers.

Family doctor

Trained as a cochlear implant surgeon, Dana Suskind has taken on a new role as an advocate for American parents.

Recipe for success

Mealtime conversation with the Korean Vegan.

Off the shelf

Selling books is unlike selling anything else. The Seminary Co-op director counts the ways.

Editor’s notes

Where the wild things are

Chicago creatures, sought for and stumbled upon.


Readers sound off

Alumni write about unforeseen opportunities; the Divinity School coffee shop; Sam Greenlee, EX’57; Willie Davis, MBA’68; and more.

On the agenda

Partnering for Innovation

New initiatives bring together science, innovation, national laboratories, and global initiatives.

UChicago Journal

Understanding Juneteenth

A historian sheds light on the document behind the newest federal holiday.


Kenneth Sembach, AB’88, leads the mission to find the universe’s first light.

Health care from the other side

A literature scholar turned nurse reckons with a new identity: patient.

Excerpt: Between illness and cure

When does a cancer patient become a survivor?

Interview: TikTok doc

Surgeon Karen Tang, AB’00, meets patients where they are: online.

The end of an era

John W. Boyer, AM’69, PhD’75, has chronicled campus history—and made it.

Fresh ink

A selection of recent books by UChicago faculty members.

Quick Study: UChicago research roundup

Health care disparities, CBD, and bat ears.

W. R. Harper’s Index: Boyer by the numbers

Stats from John W. Boyer's (AM’69, PhD’75) 30-year tenure as dean of the College.

For the Record: UChicago news highlights

A selection of the latest headlines from across campus.

Peer review


A selection of UChicago alumni whose names are in the news.


A selection of books, films, and recordings by UChicago alumni.


Photos from the archives and readers like you.


University of Chicago obituaries

Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.

The UChicagoan

Emily Landon

Questions for the infectious disease specialist and public health advocate.