W. J. T. Mitchell looks at endings and beginnings.
Brent Staples, AM’76, PhD’82, goes behind the work that earned him one of journalism’s highest honors.
As the leader of UChicago’s energy policy and economic research institutes, Michael Greenstone, LAB’87, works to help the world confront the global energy challenge.
At 16 Sybil Jordan Hampton, MSTʼ68, was on the front lines of school desegregation. Since then sheʼs worked to ensure no American is overlooked.
Retirement doesn’t always live up to the blissful media image.
Kim Ng, AB’90, has found her sweet spot as MLB’s senior vice president for baseball operations.
Former White House chef Sam Kass, LAB’98, AB’04, is serving up new recipes and improvements to food policy. Plus: Kass’s recipe for brussels sprouts Caesar salad.
Questions for geologist Susan Kidwell on her work in the emerging discipline of conservation paleobiology, teaching students out in the field, and what artists and scientists share.
Sara Paretsky, AM’69, MBA’77, PhD’77, on being the mystery genre’s “aging diva” and more.
Constitutional scholar Sonja R. West, JD’98, on press freedom and its future.
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How Lucy Kaplansky, LAB’78, made a career of folk music.