Winter 2010

The Core



Jim Nondorf

Jim Nondorf’s day in

The College’s new dean of admissions submits to our very uncommon app.

Cairo connection

Cairo connection

The Sawiris Scholars program builds bridges between Egypt and Chicago.

In every issue

Editor’s note



Seen & heard

Top ten: Parade of nations

Loose canon

Go Ask Alumni

Grade expectations

Beyond The Quads

Return & reflect

Alumni speakers made the 500th convocation more than a ceremony.

Centerfold central

An unlikely hobby yields a valuable sociological archive.

Eye on the Quads

Back to the beginning

The Maroons celebrate the 40th anniversary of football’s return to campus with a winning season.

Tweetings in World Lit

Revising the classics for the “me” generation.

Math activist

Student critic of U.S. science education finds a bully pulpit.

Eye on the Quads