Nadrian Seeman, SB’66, uses DNA not to study biology but as a building block for nano-tiny structures.
... Reg Egg, Igloo: As quickly as students have dreamed up pet names for Mansueto, they’ve adopted the futuristic library as their own.
For one alumna, Mansueto’s opening recalls the change in Russian libraries since the Glasnost days.
Alzheimer’s has erased the stories behind Lou Fourcher’s (PhD’71) images, but his photographs of a demolished West Side neighborhood have stirred memories in former residents.
For 41 years Stanton Friedman, SB’55, SM’56, has traveled the world with a simple message: UFOs are real.
The Magazine’s Cinderella story.
Alumni and friends write on climate change, breast-feeding, and last issue’s letters about immigration.
On the Agenda
President Robert J. Zimmer: The University makes some departures rooted in its enduring values.
Amid a gathering storm, students grapple with 1960s turbulence.
Marketplace of Ideas
Where’s the profit motive to keep nuclear power plants safe?
Philip Schiller, AB’55, built one of the country’s most comprehensive collections.
Volunteer projectionists at Doc Films try to keep an old technology from flickering out.
Undocumented college graduates, growing limbs from fish DNA, the American flag’s effect on votes, and alcohol's stress content.
Cell biologist Stephanie Levi’s Night Labs series makes science accessible.
Theaster Gates hopes to transform a neighborhood through art.
How the sense of connection to a “future self” affects consumer choices.
A Becker-Friedman merger, new campus dining options, and developments in the 53rd Street development.
Are there more Federalists, Objectivists, or zombie fighters?
Amy Lehman envisions treating patients from isolated African villages aboard a hospital boat.
Economist Bruce Meyer studies the myth of the middle-class squeeze.
A look back at a more civil discourse, on a University-broadcast radio forerunner to Sunday morning talk shows.
Archaeologist Hannah Chazin searches for late Bronze Age artifacts in Armenia.
Japan's claustrophobic commuter rail system operates with human and technological precision.
In a rare procedure, UChicago doctors give a patient a new heart, liver, and kidney.
The Magazine lists a selection of general-interest books, films, and albums by alumni. For additional alumni releases, use the link to the Magazine’s Goodreads bookshelf.
Before her daughter arrived, a baby photo from the orphanage was the only thing the author had.
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Lite of the Mind
What would a UChicago-themed New Yorker look like?