As free expression comes under challenge on some campuses, the University’s affirmation of a long-standing value may become a model for higher education.
Scientists are discovering how microbes not only make us sick but also keep our bodies working.
At convocation, one journey ended and another began for some 3,300 graduates. How did it feel? Their faces told the story.
Sociologist Howard S. Becker, PhB’46, AM’49, PhD’51, talks about his career studying deviance.
Jonathan Rapping, AB’88, inspires attorneys who represent indigent clients to fight a system stacked against them.
The Magazine’s return to a seasonal schedule and other news.
Readers weigh in on water scarcity; add personal recollections of geologist Clair C. Patterson, PhD’51; reflect on racial and other forms of passing; recall breakfast with a Bush in 1980; compare notes with Philip Glass, AB’56, about the College in the 1950s; and more.
Cardiologist C. Noel Bairey Merz, AB’77, minds—and mends—the gender gap in women’s heart health.
This June alumni from far and wide made themselves at home again in Hyde Park.
The South Side of Chicago is selected as the future home of the Obama Presidential Center.
William Wimsatt follows ideas where they lead—and takes his students with him.
Grossman Institute scholars explore—and begin to explain—the brain’s vast complexities.
A religion professor parses the moral language of modern diets.
When geneticist Yoav Gilad and a colleague detected errors in an influential study, Gilad took to Twitter with their finding.
A selection of recent faculty research news.
A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.
Students careers, by the numbers.
Professor Sian Beilock explains how using the body helps students better learn science.
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.
Harvey Choldin, AB’60, AM’63, PhD’65, finds himself plumbing the archives for an exhibition on the Chicago school of sociology.
Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Lite of the Mind
Match well-known books by UChicago alumni with their opening lines.