The University of Chicago Magazine

Winter/17

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.

Winter/17

From the Small School Talent Search to the Odyssey Scholarship program, an education in supporting students.

11.23.2016

For Sam Pluta, music is the ultimate computer game.

Fall/16

A new book explores artists’ role in the transformation of New York City’s SoHo neighborhood.

Fall/16

The Magazine lists a selection of general interest books, films, and albums by alumni. For additional alumni releases, browse the Magazine’s Goodreads bookshelf.

Fall/16

Filmmaker John Hughes meets UChicago in this uncommon quiz of pop culture knowledge.
Fall/16

Launched in 2007 with an anonymous $100 million gift, the Odyssey Scholarship Challenge has transformed financial aid in the College. Meet six of the young people whose lives were also changed.

Fall/16
Nobelist James Cronin twice expanded our sense of the possible, first in particle physics and then in astronomical observation.

Fall/16

Excerpt from Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood by Claire Hoffman, AMʼ05.
Fall/16
The Transcendental Meditation movement’s goals were utopian but life for its followers wasn’t always blissful, Claire Hoffman, AM’05, writes in a new memoir.
Fall/16

In blues clubs, cocktail bars, and zoos, David Grazian, AM’96, PhD’00, investigates the artifice of authenticity.

Fall/16
Olufunmilayo Olopade is attacking cancer from all sides.