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04.04.2017

How a mysterious warning helped a literature professor finish his mother’s novel.

04.03.2017

Ada Palmer, Renaissance scholar and science fiction author, on her new book, Seven Surrenders.

03.27.2017

Librarian Taylor Hixson discusses digital mapping in the academy and beyond.

03.24.2017

Memories of businessman and University trustee David Rockefeller, PhD’40, focus on his philanthropy. 

03.27.2017

Thoughts on life at Rockefeller, squirrels, and Phil the Phoenix.

03.20.2017

An ugly rug, a stolen Tropical Hut planter, and why the bust of Silas J. Cobb is displayed in such an odd location.

03.14.2017

How many digits of pi can you remember off the top of your head?

03.13.2017

Struggling with your picks for this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament? UChicago scholars share uncommon strategies for making selections.

03.08.2017

Maura Connors, AB’15, loves soda bread and thinks all Irish people look good in green.

02.27.2017

What you need to know about the seven newly discovered Earth-sized exoplanets.

02.24.2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art just made 375,000 images from its collection available for free download. We went hunting for pieces with a UChicago connection.
02.20.2017

Dresselhaus, PhD’59, was a model for women and scientists everywhere.