A measure of pleasure
For nearly two decades psychologist Andrea King has followed a group of social drinkers to find out why only some develop alcohol use disorder.
Punishment doesn’t end after incarceration, writes Crown Family School associate professor Reuben Jonathan Miller, AM’07. Plus: An excerpt from Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.
In Sleeping Presidents, artist and writer John Ransom Phillips, ABʼ60, PhDʼ66, takes viewers inside the minds of (almost) every one from George Washington to Joe Biden.
Glimpses: A questioning mind
Leon Kass, LAB’54, SB’58, MD’62, continues the conversation.
When readers get Proustian, we’re right there with them.
Readers sound off
Alumni write with memories of the Chicago Journal, Morry's Deli, Salonica, and more.
On the agenda
Meeting the moment
In a society redrawn by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Law School’s intellectual leadership is needed more than ever.
A JPEG’s worth a thousand Ether
Understanding the cryptoart phenomenon.
Still speaking out against “the big lie,” Liz Cheney, JD’96, makes an Alumni Weekend appearance.
A Chicago Maroon veteran finds her voice.
Attorney turned comedian Liz Glazer, JD’04, finds laughter in life’s highs and lows.
Interview: Talking shop with Bob Mariano, MBA’87
Insights from a grocery industry veteran.
Four things you didn’t know about Chicago history
An unexpected basketball pioneer, a history-making race, and other surprises from Unknown Chicago Tales.
Seen and herd
Bison bundles of joy.
Quick Study: UChicago research roundup
Crustacean gratification, an anosmia breakthrough, and more.
W. R. Harper’s Index: Where the buffalo roam
Fermilab’s bison, by the numbers.
For the Record: UChicago news highlights
A selection of the latest headlines from across campus.
Finding a new passion at age 59, or my journey to become a competitive adult figure skater.
A selection of UChicago alumni whose names are in the news.
A selection of books, films, and recordings by UChicago alumni.
Photos from the archives and readers like you.
University of Chicago obituaries
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Christina Kahrl, AB’90
Questions for the San Francisco Chronicle sports editor, Baseball Hall of Fame voter, and transgender activist.
The value of the individual
An interview with Class Day speaker and US Rep. Andy Kim, AB’04.
Roy Mackal’s wild speculation
How a UChicago biochemist gained fame—and lost credibility—when he developed a midlife obsession with legendary creatures.
Marshall Sahlins taught me how to think
An excerpt from How to Think Like an Anthropologist Matthew Engelke, AB’94.
There and back again
Josh Tyra, AB’01—a language nerd in the mold of J. R. R. Tolkien—helped create a new Breton translation of The Hobbit.
Baby, one more time
A “lost” documentary on Britney Spears, made by faculty member Judy Hoffman two decades ago, resurfaces.
Figure of speech
Questions for Leila Brammer, inaugural director of the College’s Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse.
At the Undergraduate Research Symposium, students presented work on smallpox inoculation, social and emotional learning, and more.
Top 11: Most popular intramural e-sports
During the COVID-19 pandemic, intramural sports—like everything else—went online.
What’s new in the College
Online recruiting, quantum engineering, a campus philanthropy tour led by Dean Boyer, and more.
Meet Nestor the Midway cat
How a free-roaming cat became Instagram famous.
Meal planning for victory
During World War II, cookbooks by Meta Given, PhB 1924, EXʼ27, helped guide a malnourished nation.
“It’s-a go time!”
The Gather Town version of UChicago re-creates campus in 2D, 8-bit glory.
The Mother Behaves Like a Young Woman with a Lover When Nat King Cole Comes on the Box
”His song ends on the edges of her / Mona Lisa smile.”