UChicagoʼs Oriental Institute celebrates a monumental first century.
A poet reckons with a fractured world. Plus: “Two Poems by Rosanna Warren.”
The first annual Hagel Lecture at UChicago brought together Madeleine Albright and Chuck Hagel to speak to students and the public.
Barbara Flynn Currie, LAB’58, AB’68, AM’73, helped pave the way for other female politicians in the Prairie State.
Dieter Roelstraete’s course explored exile, retreat, and homes away from home. Plus: “Head Space.”
House Beautiful editor in chief Elizabeth Gordon, PhB’27, fought for “good” design in the Cold War era.
From the seeds first planted by William Rainey Harper and James Henry Breasted, the Oriental Institute blossomed into something rare.
Readers weigh in on the specialness of Special Collections, medical care models, what ails our democracy, and more.
On the agenda
Angela Olinto, dean of the Physical Sciences Division, shares a future vision anchored in the divisionʼs illustrious history.
Lauri Ramey, AM’75, PhD’96, traces a 400-year literary legacy.
Maroon entrepreneurs pitched ready-to-drink toddler formula, language instruction apps, rentable microspaces, and more.
Raghuram Rajan, William Howell, and Bret Stephens, AB’95, debated the nuances of contemporary populism.
Greg Nance, AB’11, tested his limits in the 2019 World Marathon Challenge.
New fossil analyses upend the old story about sloth evolution.
An early story of transition comes to the screen in the documentary Framing Agnes.
Cecelia Watson, AMʼ05, examines the history—and occasional hatred—of punctuation’s most daunting mark.
New findings on workplace wellness programs, mosquito-borne disease, Martian rivers, and global tariffs.
The Law School’s Pro Bono Service Initiative, by the numbers.
A selection of the latest headlines from across campus.
A selection of UChicago alumni whose names are in the news.
The Magazine lists a selection of general interest books, films, and albums by alumni. For additional alumni releases, browse the Magazine’s Goodreads bookshelf.
For sports editor Lester Munson, JDʼ67, UChicago strikes the right balance of academic and athletics excellence.
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Questions for the author, College alumna, and SSA assistant professor.
Got questions? Study Abroad’s new student ambassadors have answers. Plus: “Study Abroad in Pictures and Numbers.”
An excerpt from We Made Uranium! And Other True Stories from the University of Chicago’s Extraordinary Scavenger Hunt. Plus: “Physicist with a Wrench.”
In 1975 Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, AB’60, PhD’65, came up with the notion of autotelic experience—better known as flow. Forty-five years later, we’re still talking about it.
The bells of Mitchell Tower have inspired, or irritated, Hyde Parkers for more than a century. Plus: “Hate Mail for the Change Ringers.”
UChicago fashion as youʼve never seen it before. Plus: “Justify Your Fashion.”
Dieter Roelstraete on philosophers and their man caves.
A Hutchins-era graduate exercises her way into the record books.
In Star Wars and Religion, Russell Johnson, AM’15, PhD’19, uses the famous franchise to teach comparative religious ethics.
Sciencepalooza brings science and engineering to the quads.
What’s new in the College: Galapagos research, Quantrell Awards, Careers in the Humanities Day
A welcome party for the new Weston Game Lab in Crerar Library.