History

Fall/18

Matinee idol and Oscar nominee Sessue Hayakawa is widely remembered as a UChicago alumnus. But was he? We tried to separate fact and myth in the storied actor’s biography.

Fall/17

Remembering Martin Luther’s far-reaching legacy half a millennium after the 95 Theses.

Spring/17

Mitsuye Yamada, AM’53, transformed her family’s internment experience into poetry.

11.08.2015

His views on Thucydides, Hutchins, Sturm und Drang, and more.
Fall/15

Historical postcards capture UChicago as it was and as it wanted to be seen.

Fall/15

As the historic document turns 800, David M. Rubenstein, JD’73, reflects on preserving a Magna Carta in the United States.

10.20.2015

What we don’t talk about when we talk about climate change.

10.14.2015

Eighty years ago, Jay Berwanger, AB’36, won the Heisman Trophy—before it was even called that.

Nov–Dec/71

From our print archive: Herman Kogan, AB’36, retells the story of the famous conflagration that destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city and left more than 100,000 residents homeless.

09.23.2015

A conversation with 2015 Berlin Family Lecturer Amitav Ghosh.

May–June/15

A Divinity School event commemorates the 50th anniversary of Selma and explores the state of civil rights today.