Collector and self-proclaimed “Twainiac” Ivan Kane, AB’78, JD’81, remembers Mark Twain’s friendship with University of Chicago professor Elizabeth Wallace.
Max Grinnell, AB’98, AM’02, learns the mysterious ways of the “L.”
Ed Navakas, AB’68, PhD’72, remembers love in the time of finals.
Grieving father Stéphane Gerson, AM’92, PhD’97, seeks comfort in historical writings and family stories.
A walk through campus sparks memories of Wayne Booth, AM’47, PhD’50.
A mother remembers the cusp of her son’s adulthood.
English professor Will Pritchard, AM’92, PhD’98, reflects on the “tender coincidences” that occur when father and son teach the same book.
Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.
Wayne Scott, AB’86, AM’89, reflects on the winding path he and his wife followed on their way down the aisle.
Chelsea Leu, AB’14, explores how UChicago carved out an aspirational place for itself in higher education.
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.
Zachary Cannon, AM’99, became attuned to the natural world all around him in Chicago’s urban landscape.