The University of Chicago Magazine

Nov–Dec/11

Magazine editor Amy Braverman Puma interviews University of Chicago Booth School of Business Dean Sunil Kumar.

Nov–Dec/11

In 1980s Baltimore, a family recalls an act of kindness—and finds a way to repay it.

Nov–Dec/11

Vince Michael, AB’82, AM’82, builds community by saving buildings.

Nov–Dec/11

Ready for winter? Use our pattern to snip a phoenix-shaped paper snowflake.

Nov–Dec/11

Microfinance was supposed to lead the poor out of poverty. Yet after a rash of borrower suicides in one Indian state, experts and governments question the industry’s success.

Nov–Dec/11

In his latest book, sociologist Richard Sennett, AB’64, explores the social craft of cooperation.

Nov–Dec/11

Bernard Sahlins, AB’43, lets the actors and the poets bring his spare performances to life.

Nov–Dec/11

A homebody with a hitchhiker’s heart, Bonnie Jo Campbell writes stories that cover a lot of ground.

Nov–Dec/11

The iconic Hyde Park bookstore reaches a milestone—and prepares for a move.

Nov–Dec/11

Karen Reimer, MFA’89, embroiders ordinary items to add rich new meaning to the familiar.

Nov–Dec/11

Nina Burleigh, AM’87, covered Italy’s Amanda Knox case and the global obsession with the beautiful “female monster.”