While political pundits debate whether a former Law School lecturer is too University of Chicago to be president of the United States, the U of C focuses on—what else?—what it means to be U of C.
This past spring, New York Times columnist David Brooks, AB’83, recited one of his favorite stories about Barack Obama for a packed audience of Alumni Weekend–goers. Late one evening in April 2007, in the midst of a phone interview with the candidate—who, tired and cranky, was still on the Senate floor—Brooks found himself getting nowhere with questions about foreign-aid programs in Africa
Economist Dennis Carlton returns to Chicago after two years doing antitrust work at the Justice Department.
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To understand how language changes, Salikoko Mufwene looks to principles from ancient history, economics, and The Origin of Species.
An ex-husband and wife find their own version of happily ever after—and it’s all on film.
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After suffering a tennis-related injury in college, back expert Brian Hainline prevents pain from sidelining the pros.
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With Mansueto Library construction begun, where have all the trees gone?
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