The University of Chicago Magazine

Sept–Oct/2011

Nadrian Seeman, SB’66, uses DNA not to study biology but as a building block for nano-tiny structures.

Sept–Oct/11

Amid a gathering storm, students grapple with 1960s turbulence.

Sept–Oct/11

Undocumented college graduates, growing limbs from fish DNA, the American flag's effect on votes, and alcohol's stress content.

Sept–Oct/11

Where's the profit motive to keep nuclear power plants safe?

Sept–Oct/11

Philip Schiller, AB'55, built one of the country's most comprehensive collections.

Sept–Oct/11

Volunteer projectionists at Doc Films try to keep an old technology from flickering out.

July–Aug/11

Monica Vela, MD’93, who has faced health-care disparities as both a physician and a patient, teaches students about the issues that afflict underserved communities, inspiring many to reach out.
Sept–Oct/11
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Feb/50
From our print archive: In an essay from 1950, Ed Diamond, AB’47, AM’49, explains how nature and its whims—including a pair of frozen glasses and the birth of a baby—almost “de-iced” the UChicago hockey team.