What if you took a language class and actually learned to speak?
Mitsuye Yamada, AM’53, transformed her family’s internment experience into poetry.
How Ken Ono, AB’89, found life in and outside of math.
Photographer Lewis Hine, EX 1904, captured the changing face of American labor.
Henry Steele Commager (1902–1998), PhB’23, AM’24, PhD’28, was a US historian for the people.
How Lucy Kaplansky, LAB’78, made a career of folk music.
Revisiting days gone by in the pages of the Magazine.
Readers share their experiences with the Small School Talent Search, encourage mountain climbing, debate free expression, and more.
Cinema scholar Jacqueline Stewart, AM’93, PhD’99, explores Chicago’s changing filmgoing scene.
Graduate student Benjamin Blanchard’s enthusiasm about ants fuels his scientific research.
The Magazine sits down with the leader of the University’s new level I adult trauma center.
A UChicago alumnus is challenging the conventional wisdom on mass incarceration.
By studying handedness, psychologist Daniel Casasanto hopes to understand the relationship between body and mind.
Five alumni helped launch the first museum celebrating American literature.
Raghuram Rajan reflects on his time at the Reserve Bank of India and coming back to academia.
UChicago scholars examine charitable giving behavior, Earth’s iron isotopes, universal flu vaccines, and predictors of STEM success.
A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.
Pritzker professor Mindy Schwartz hopes that examining artifacts like a 19th-century surgical kit will help her students feel connected to medicine’s rich past.
Everyday activity in UChicagoʼs residence halls.
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.
Ed Navakas, AB’68, PhD’72, remembers love in the time of finals.
Recent faculty, staff, trustee, and alumni obituaries.
Lite of the Mind