An alumnus serves.
Justin Palmer, AB’04, supported the United States–led invasion of Iraq in 2003 from its beginning. As a columnist for the Chicago Maroon, he was vocal about this support, but he was dissatisfied with merely being a pundit on the sidelines.
A nostalgic Japanese homecoming.
Back in October of 1910, the Chicago Daily Tribune reported the arrival of the University of Chicago baseball team in Japan to play Waseda University: “...twelve husky and hearty looking American lads…arrived on the N.Y.K. liner Kamakura Maru after a pleasant voyage of sixteen days” (“Maroons Received with College Yell,” Chicago Daily Tribune, Oct. 28, 1910, p. 11). The visit kicked off a series of games that continued through 1936.
More than ever, the arts are in the spotlight at the College. But what makes an artist a Chicago artist?.
A bracing winter ritual strengthens the ties that bind Dodd-Mead residents together.
We asked alumni who would get their personal Quantrell Award and why.
Students help families access services to stay healthy.
A welcome Austrian invasion.
Bullish on debate.
Chicago to Oxford via Bolivia.
The University of Chicago Magazine has been published continuously since 1907; here’s the latest bimonthly issue:
In a heated showdown with Western cattlemen, Idaho environmentalist Jon Marvel, AB’72, tries to outlaw livestock grazing on public lands.
Chicago geophysical scientist Patrick McGuire, AB’89, develops artificial-intelligence technology to turn astronauts into “cyborg astrobiologists.”
Former academic Theresa Brown, AB’87, PhD’94, finds personal fulfillment—and a different set of intellectual problems—amid health-care shortfalls and patients who face matters of life and death.
Presumed dead by the Alumni Association, Alan M. Charlens, SB’58, PhD’63 shares some life benchmarks, told through four writers’ lenses.
In early February students from Crown and Alper houses converged on the ice rink for a match-up in intramural broomball, a favorite of College students since the rink’s 2002 construction.