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When enthusiasm blossoms to full-blown obsession - You may have already noticed this issue's back cover. We're inviting those of you with a unique collection, one that you would like considered for an upcoming Magazine article about Chicago collections, to write and tell us what makes your set of stuff so special. Knowing Chicago alumni, the editors expect to hear from persons with definitive assemblages of all kinds. If you're like me, however, you won't be among the eager respondents. Instead, you are someone who has in your possession the beginnings of many collections, souvenirs of enthusiasms that never blossomed into full-blown obsessions. [ MORE ]

From the President
Chicago in the changing landscape of financial aid - Financial aid for students has again been much in the news. Princeton announced in January that henceforth its undergraduates would not be expected to borrow in relation to their financial-aid awards but would instead receive outright grants. This has provoked a wave of questions and comments across the world of higher education, especially private higher education. What would be the implications for other institutions? How many would feel compelled to follow suit? Would the traditions of need-based aid at some institutions be threatened? Some observers applauded Princeton's generosity. Others opined that it was not a good idea for higher education. [ MORE ]

Chicagophile
What to do in case of... - by Jessica Abel, AB'91
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Letters
Judging a book by its cover
Book battle rages
Unusual usage

Bizbook addictions, correction
Back in the classroom again
Nutritional thumbs down
Achilles misdiagnosed
February headlines get an F...
...but the staff gets an A

Missed meanings?
Psychoneuroimmunology, II
The play's context is the thing
Chemistry grad students reunion

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  APRIL 2001

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