C Vitae

Summer/19

Barbara Flynn Currie, LAB’58, AB’68, AM’73, helped pave the way for other female politicians in the Prairie State.

Fall/18

At 100, civil rights leader Timuel D. Black Jr., AM’54, has seen change—and made it happen.

Winter/18

Herbert Gans’s (PhB’47, AM’50) sociology is for and of the people.

Winter/17

Retired University of Chicago Press editor T. David Brent, AB’70, AM’71, PhD’77, brought imagination and enthusiasm to scholarly publishing.

July–Aug/15

Cardiologist C. Noel Bairey Merz, AB’77, minds—and mends—the gender gap in women’s heart health.

Mar–Apr/14

After more than three decades at Britannica, editor in chief Dale Hoiberg, AM’74, PhD’93, knows the encyclopedia business inside out.

Sept–Oct/13

Harvey Levin, JD’75, purveyor of celebrity news at TMZ, wrestles with issues of journalistic ethics and privacy.

May–June/12

For 50 years Robert Silvers, AB’47, has expertly paired writers and subjects at the New York Review of Books.

Nov–Dec/11

Vince Michael, AB’82, AM’82, builds community by saving buildings.