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.
Pioneering pathologist Nancy Warner, SB’44, MD’49, is helping other women scholars follow in her path.
Poet and novelist Ana Castillo, AM'79, on feminism, writing, and a momentous education.
Sociologist Howard S. Becker, PhB’46, AM’49, PhD’51, talks about his career studying deviance.
Leading cosmologist Wendy Freedman trains a telescopic lens on the biggest questions in the universe.
Chicago Booth clinical professor of entrepreneurship Waverly Deutsch brings theatrical and gaming influences to her teaching.
Novelist Matthew Thomas, AB’97, talks about learning to hear the story that wants to be told.
Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens, AB’95, brings a UChicago intellectual spirit to the sword fight of political commentary.