Alumni Essay

Summer/17

Max Grinnell, AB’98, AM’02, learns the mysterious ways of the “L.”

Spring/17
Ed Navakas, AB’68, PhD’72, remembers love in the time of finals.
Winter/17

Grieving father Stéphane Gerson, AM’92, PhD’97, seeks comfort in historical writings and family stories.

Summer/16

A walk through campus sparks memories of Wayne Booth, AM’47, PhD’50.

Spring/16

A mother remembers the cusp of her son’s adulthood.

Winter/16

English professor Will Pritchard, AM’92, PhD’98, reflects on the “tender coincidences” that occur when father and son teach the same book.

July–Aug/15

Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.

May–June/15

Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, reflects on the winding path he and his wife followed on their way down the aisle.

May–June/15

Chelsea Leu, AB’14, explores how UChicago carved out an aspirational place for itself in higher education.

Mar–Apr/15

Herbert J. Gans, PhB’47, AM’50, professor emeritus of sociology at Columbia University, reminds us that Chicago is also where Nichols left his mark on classical music radio.

Mar–Apr/15

Zachary Cannon, AM’99, became attuned to the natural world all around him in Chicago’s urban landscape.

Jan–Feb/15

Dylan Walsh, AB’05, reflects on the full life his uncle lived with a transplanted kidney.