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When a grad student developed a computer program to analyze the plot structure of TV sitcoms, a new form of improv theater was waiting in the wings. By JULIE RIGBY
As FDA commissioner, David Kessler, JD'78, polices the nation's pantries and medicine chests. By ANDREW CAMPBELL
A few steps off Michigan Avenue, the Downtown Center puts the University in the heart of the city. By MARY RUTH YOE
During the four decades he taught at Chicago, philosopher Richard McKeon inspired both resentment and respect. By TIM ANDREW OBERMILLER
What's worth coming out in the cold for.
Pushing the envelope: John Frederick on how humans and Earth's atmosphere interact.
Leon Kass on how to eat like an animal-or dine like a human being.
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Katharine Mann Byrne, AB'36, AM'43, writes about financial aid in the wake of the Depression.
University of Chicago Magazine Staff as of December 1994