In the 1960s the Small School Talent Search sought promising young scholars in rural areas. Fifty years later, one of those students gives his perspective on the program and its legacy.
Retired Racehorse Project founder Steuart Pittman Jr., AB’85, advocates for off-track Thoroughbreds.
Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie, AB’03, shoots from the front lines.
Pioneering pathologist Nancy Warner, SB’44, MD’49, is helping other women scholars follow in her path.
From the Small School Talent Search to the Odyssey Scholarship program, an education in supporting students.
Readers reflect on the impact of James Cronin, SM’53, PhD’55, and Frank Lillie, PhD 1894; debate climate change and free-market capitalism; remember the T-Hut; make observations about observing nature; and more.
Retired University of Chicago Press editor T. David Brent, AB’70, AM’71, PhD’77, brought imagination and enthusiasm to scholarly publishing.
Grieving father Stéphane Gerson, AM’92, PhD’97, seeks comfort in historical writings and family stories.
Robin Hunicke, AB’95, designs video games for the soul.
Psychiatrist Jon Grant, AM’87, is helping treat and raise awareness of behavioral addiction.
Think of children as pint-sized psychologists, says parenting expert Erica Reischer, AM’96, PhD’00.
Youqin Wang refuses to let the victims of China’s Cultural Revolution be forgotten.
In her critically acclaimed opera, Amy Stebbins, AM’14, tackles the timeless problem of war.
A new investment program gives fledgling UChicago companies a boost.
How David Pickett, AB’07, built his dream career, brick by brick.
Using teenage defiance to encourage healthy eating; loneliness is heritable; the mystery of the missing crust; preventing kidney stones.
A selection of the latest headlines from UChicago.
Following the presidential race, UChicagoans discussed what to expect after the unexpected.
A century-old J. M. Barrie play gets a Chicago revival.
Two experiments reveal the genetic connections between fins and digits.
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.
Recent faculty, staff, trustee, and alumni obituaries.
Lite of the Mind
Pixels and planning come together to form the Magazine’s new website—and our office’s new Post-it phoenix mural.