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.
Dylan Walsh, AB’05, reflects on the full life his uncle lived with a transplanted kidney.
Baseball writer Christina Kahrl, AB’90, found acceptance as a trans woman in the sports world.
Noah Berlatsky, AM’94, uncoils the rope that ties Wonder Woman to traditional male superheroes and to Twilight’s Bella.
Lisa K. Harris, AB’82, MBA’84, learns to let go when her daughter leaves for the College.
Susie Allen, AB’09, recalls the human drama and sitcom qualities of the Reg’s One True Floor.
Steve Cicala, AB’04, takes the time to honor his unlikely but generous mentor Gary Becker.
Dorothee E. Kocks, AB’78, found dignity in humility after her career dropped out from under her.
Benjamin Recchie, AB’03, is the very model of a modern Gilbert and Sullivan Savoyaire.
Kenneth Burns, AB’93, AM’03, finds the South welcoming to him and his partner.