The founders of Debate it Forward believe playful wars of words can teach kids empathy and critical thinking.
A new program provides a softer landing for former inmates.
Moon Duchin, PhD’05, thinks she and her fellow mathematicians can help draw better electoral maps.
Fixating on privilege hasn’t helped the fight against injustice, writes Phoebe Maltz Bovy, AB’05.
Feeling inspired to try to change the world? Illinois state representative Christian Mitchell, AB’08, has some advice.
From his first trip north as the youngest hand on a two-masted schooner, anthropologist Ernest “Tiger” Burch Jr., AM’63, PhD’66, was driven to learn about the Arctic and its peoples.
Max Grinnell, AB’98, AM’02, learns the mysterious ways of the “L.”
Matthew Foldi, Class of 2018 (political science), describes himself in his Twitter bio as “everyone’s favorite Republican committeeman.”
What do Mexico City, Platonic magic, and Yiddish epic poetry have in common?
Checking in on a groundbreaking master’s thesis more than a half century later.
In Chicago’s schools and neighborhoods, social scientists continue to use the city as their lab—and their work—to improve lives.
Cathy Cohen’s team digs into the opinions of an oft-generalized generation.