Haroula Rose, AB’02, MAT’02, put the work of Bonnie Jo Campbell, AB’84, on the big screen. Last fall the two brought the film to Chicago. Plus: “What Does Bonnie Jo Campbell Think of Her Reviews?”
Dwight M. Cleveland, MBA’87, collects film posters with an eye for high art.
The Cry of Jazz started a conversation about race and music that continues today.
The fruitful career of Herbert Baum, AM’51, PhD’06.
As the leader of UChicago’s energy policy and economic research institutes, Michael Greenstone, LAB’87, works to help the world confront the global energy challenge.
Postage stamps from North Korea afford a rare glimpse into a reclusive country.
A miscellany of movie recommendations from the Magazineʼs editors.
Readers write in about the Oriental Institute; the life of Justice John Paul Stevens, LAB’37, AB’41; Afghanistan's landscape; and more.
On the agenda
The most ambitious and comprehensive campaign in the University’s history exceeded its goals and laid a strong foundation for the future.
A new book celebrates the leading ladies who reshaped Hollywood.
Ethnomusicologist Aileen Dillane, PhD’09, says traditional music remains a cornerstone of Irish identity, even as the definition of Irishness has shifted.
Giulia Galli’s research answers big questions at a tiny scale.
Here’s what we’re adding to our watch lists.
Apsáalooke Women and Warriors goes beyond natural history
In the podcast Moonrise, Lillian Cunningham, ABʼ06, explores the surprising origins of the space race.
When the Staple Singers rocked Mandel Hall.
New findings on algorithmic bias, ultrathin films, the lingering damage of hurricanes, and what we donʼt learn from failure.
UChicagoʼs buildings, 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.
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Questions for the writer, director, and Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actress.
From Big Ten champions (1899) to nothing (1939) to Midwest Conference scholar-athletes (2019).
Lauren Berlant on the collaborative project The Hundreds. Plus: An excerpt from Berlant’s book The Hundreds.
Are video games the major cultural industry of our time?
The guitarist and creative writing major lets his music speak for itself.
Liva Pierce, Class of 2022, goes viral with her Twitter spoof of Broadway musicals.
Whet Moser, AB’04, adds a new volume to the library of books on Chicago. Plus: An excerpt from Moser’s book Chicago: From Vision to Metropolis.
College alumni share their memories of cheers, giant kazoos, Model UN, and more.
What’s new in the College
What do campus squirrels like to snack on?
The colorful textiles of designer Liam Lee, AB’15.
A warm bowl of soup.
Isak Moon, Class of 2023, talks (unlike his character) about his 15-year career in vaudeville.