Volume 111, Number 3


The value of primary care

A physician-economist tests the health and cost benefits of a closer doctor-patient relationship.

How David Auburn, AB’91, brought Augie March to the stage

Scenes from a Court Theatre play in the making.

The secrets of UChicago’s Special Collections

Among the rare books and manuscripts in Regenstein lurk other amazing artifacts.

Can democracy survive?

UChicago law professors Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq explore populism and other threats to our political system.

A box of old letters inspires a jazz opera

Erich Rosenthal, AM’42, PhD’48, escaped Nazi Germany to attend UChicago. His parents remained and perished. Decades later, his son Ted Rosenthal has memorialized their tragic family history in music.

Picking up where the Little Rock Nine left off

At 16 Sybil Jordan Hampton, MSTʼ68, was on the front lines of school desegregation. Since then sheʼs worked to ensure no American is overlooked.

Editor’s notes

Ready for their close-ups

Special objects from Special Collections get a day in the spotlight.


Readers sound off

Readers contemplate Hong Kongʼs future; remember Laura Fermi and Hellmut Fritzsche; take a stand against puns; and more.

On the agenda

Creating a more diverse and inclusive UChicago

An update from UChicago vice provost Melissa Gilliam.

UChicago Journal

A computer science expert on the data privacy crisis

Worried about online privacy? So is Ben Zhao.

A young adult book explores the 1919 Chicago race riot

Claire Hartfield, JD’82, wants teenagers to know their history.

Philosophy by night

At Agnes Callard’s Night Owls events, students ask the big questions.

In these animated movies for kids, peanuts are the stars

The work of Ron McAdow, AB’71, who found levity in legumes, had a recent screening at the Museum of Modern Art.

An atheist and two believers debate the future of religion

Scholars Reza Aslan, Daniel Dennett, and William Schweiker spar but find common ground.

Scav Files. The truth is out there.

Untold stories from a new book about a beloved UChicago tradition.

Interview: Triple-transplant triumphs

Cardiac surgeon Valluvan Jeevanandam was part of a team that made medical history.

Quick Study: UChicago research roundup

New findings on mass extinction, food allergies, climate change, and innovation.

W. R. Harper’s Index: The Keller Center, by the numbers

Get to know Harris Public Policy’s new home.

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.


University of Chicago obituaries

Recent faculty, staff, and alumni deaths.

The UChicagoan

Ray Suarez, AM93

Questions for the broadcast journalist, alumnus, and College parent.