The University’s botanic garden celebrates its 20th anniversary.
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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe gets ready to meet a star.
Jeff Deutsch has a plan to save the Seminary Co-op.
From his first trip north as the youngest hand on a two-masted schooner, anthropologist Ernest “Tiger” Burch Jr., AM’63, PhD’66, was driven to learn about the Arctic and its peoples.
Reviving the spirit of the University of Chicago Round Table of the Air.
Readers remember the cultural influence of historian Henry Steele Commager, PhB’23, AM’24, PhD’28; recall a flu-ridden arrival on campus; weigh in on language instruction; and more.
On the Agenda
Daniel Deirmeier offers an inside look at the activities and responsibilities of the Office of the Provost.
Marketplace of Ideas
Five scholars discuss how the looting of antiquities puts our cultural heritage in peril, and what to do about it.
With the support of a $100 million gift, UChicago Medicine is pioneering a new science of wellness.
Susan Snow, AB’84, worked to gain World Heritage designation for five Texas landmarks.
Three mathematicians team up to advance Zimmer’s conjecture. Yes, that Zimmer.
What listening to icebergs tells us about the future of the Antarctic.
Students work to honor monumental women on campus.
Denise Shull, AM’95, helps Wall Streeters get in touch with their softer sides.
The writers and artists in Deborah Nelson’s new book believe a world of suffering calls for a dispassionate eye.
A surprising way to jump-start a sluggish economy.
A new material developed by Argonne scientists could revolutionize oil spill cleanup.
A celiac breakthrough; the secrets of cephalopods; a double standard for female financial advisers; change your password.
A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.
Tying the knot at UChicago, by the numbers.
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.
Max Grinnell, AB’98, AM’02, learns the mysterious ways of the “L.”
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Lite of the Mind
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Simon and Virginia Aronson have been reading minds as a team for 40 years.
Twins Laurie and Lynne Butler—one a UChicago chemistry professor, the other a double alumna—discuss math, horses, and a college boyfriend who never got them confused.
For your summer reading list, professors share the books that influenced them the most.
Thoughts on academia, football, and that painting.
Feeling inspired to try to change the world? Illinois state representative Christian Mitchell, AB’08, has some advice.
On praying in the stacks, when Ramadan and finals week coincide, and Muslim fashion.
Undersea photography, carousels, snow globes, pinball.
Cool new developments for College students and grads.
The Neighborhood Schools Program, founded in 1976–77, just celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Harold Pollock’s new index card is for young adults.
A lexicographer’s favorite clichés (before he grew to hate them).
Eric Riggers goes from EX’99 to AB’17.
Chicken hawks on the quad.
Tomatoes, mozzarella, basil — and homegrown peaches. Bliss.
Matthew Foldi, Class of 2018 (political science), describes himself in his Twitter bio as “everyone’s favorite Republican committeeman.”
Poetry by Rosanna Warren.