Volume 116, Number 1


Booth values

As the top-ranked US business school turns 125, Dean Madhav Rajan reflects on its tradition of innovation.

Out of the woods

Scholars at Risk offers threatened academics a place to rebuild their lives and continue their work.

Machine learning

High school students in the Collegiate Scholars Program get to know robots.

Asking to be seen

As Patric McCoy, AB’69, cycled to work, men called out to him to take their picture. So he did.

Ring in the changes

After more than a century, Mitchell Tower gets a new set of bells.

Greetings, Maroons!

Ringing in the New Year in rhyme.

Editor’s notes

In another country

Scholars at Risk offers intellectuals refuge far from home.


Readers sound off

Your many memories of Jimmy’s, plus cycling, follies, and more.

UChicago Journal

Free expression at the fore

A new forum promotes free and open discourse at UChicago and beyond.

Top honors

Two alumni were recognized with 2023 Nobel Prizes.

Quantum central

New partnerships position UChicago as a leader in applying quantum technology to global problems.


In writing about her father’s life, Anna Huttenlocher, LAB’79, saw links between his work in pediatric neurology and his traumatic childhood in Nazi Germany.

Fish gym

Researchers want to know: Why would a creature that can swim want to walk?

Fresh ink

A selection of recent books by UChicago faculty members.

Interview: If you can’t stand the heat …

A new book by chemist Sandra Greer, SM’68, PhD’69, brings hard science to the kitchen.

Quick Study: UChicago research roundup

Water safety, quantum superchemistry, and compassion’s limits.

W. R. Harper’s Index: Reading by the numbers

How Americans once learned a fundamental skill.

For the Record: UChicago news highlights

A selection of the latest headlines from across campus.

Peer review


A selection of UChicago alumni whose names are in the news.


A selection of books, films, and recordings by UChicago alumni.


Photos from the archives and readers like you.

Alumni Essay

To Ukraine and back again

The loss of her grandmother compelled an alumna to understand her heritage.


University of Chicago obituaries

Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.

The UChicagoan

Martha C. Nussbaum

Questions for the legal scholar, philosopher, and public intellectual.