American stewardesses and the making of an iconic advertising campaign.
Scenes from a verdant and varied Alumni Weekend.
Jewel C. Stradford Lafontant, JD’46, was a lawyer and public servant who broke many barriers.
Spring quarter, like any other, offered an encyclopedia of public talks on campus, illuminating topics art historical, zoological, and everything in between. At 11 of these talks, the Magazine staff were there.
Even for old-school book fetishists, the Magazine’s new app is worth texting home about.
Alumni and friends weigh in on a story of long-lost love, a reversal of fortune in Russia, the variety of wine sellers’ cellars, the Chicago Theological Seminary’s sacred space, student life once upon a time, Herbert Lamm’s single-minded life of the mind, and more.
On the Agenda
John W. Boyer, AM’69, PhD’75, dean of the College, reflects on the legacies of great professors past, “an inheritance that we must renew for our successors.”
Former US attorney Patrick Fitzgerald guides law students through the thicket of national security law.
Phoebe Maltz Bovy, AB’05, enters the fray over the princess and the brain—Kate Middleton and Hilary Mantel.
Matt Krause, AB’92, received a warm welcome on his trek across Turkey.
Timothy Fuerst’s prescient models help shape monetary policy in the wake of the financial crisis.
Elie Wiesel searches for a moral dimension in the political process.
Online fashion boutique Of a Kind offers a new read on retail.
As attorney general after Watergate, UChicago’s Edward Levi worked to restore a nation’s trust.
Two campus protests prompt an independent investigation and new policy recommendations.
Astrophysicist Rocky Kolb takes over a Physical Sciences Division built on a strong foundation.
Postgraduate plans at the time of graduation, by percentage, of the Class of 2012, the most recent available, according to an Office of Career Advancement survey.
Middle-class positions disappeared during the recession and they’re not coming back even as the economy adds jobs.
How La Varenne’s 17th-entury how-tos helped found modern French cuisine.
Water research and resources, new life for an old magazine, connecting politics and policy, and Fermilab’s new leader.
Researchers find imperfections in perfect pitch, investigate how prehistoric species emerged out of the tropics, and survey marital satisfaction among those who met online.
The Magazine lists a selection of general-interest books, films, and albums by alumni. For additional alumni releases, browse the Magazine’s Goodreads bookshelf.
Highlights from the latest alumni news columns.
Recent faculty, staff, board, and alumni obituaries.
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