article "The Phoenix and the Book" heralded the selection
of a University seal and coat of arms. Likened to choosing the
seal of the United States, the decision was reached only after
extensive deliberation. The crest's original design was particularly
troublesome, because it had the book below the bird, and "although
the phoenix could not be consumed by flames, the book might be."
Dividing the shield into two, saved the book from the fire.
Chicago alumni are always in the news or writing it-although they
are not always identified by their class year and degree. Here
are some recent sightings.
your mail and check the
alumni gateway online for up-to-date
staff, friends and UofC Alumni listings.
listing of recent publications
by Chicago graduates.