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.
Exploring the serious questions of humor in photography.
Lewis Hine, EX 1904, captured the changing face of American labor.
Henry Steele Commager (1902–1998), PhB’23, AM’24, PhD’28, was a US historian for the people.
A UChicago alumnus is challenging the conventional wisdom on mass incarceration.
Grieving father Stéphane Gerson, AM’92, PhD’97, seeks comfort in historical writings and family stories.
Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie, AB’03, shoots from the front lines.
Retired Racehorse Project founder Steuart Pittman Jr., AB’85, advocates for off-track Thoroughbreds.
Retired University of Chicago Press editor T. David Brent, AB’70, AM’71, PhD’77, brought imagination and enthusiasm to scholarly publishing.
Following the presidential race, UChicagoans discussed what to expect after the unexpected.
Youqin Wang refuses to let the victims of China’s Cultural Revolution be forgotten.