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Table of Contents
VOLUME 87, NUMBER 3
Cover (above): From humble beginnings in a footnote, theologian Franz Bibfeldt has grown into a campus legend (page 18), illustration by Richard Thompson.
The unbearable lightness of being Bibfeldt
Known to generations of scholars (and one Playmate
of the Year), Franz Bibfeldt has led a life that, to
paraphrase Twain, has been greatly exaggerated.
The houses that Gautreaux built
Hard fought by U of C alumni, the landmark Gautreaux case framed solutions to public housing's biggest problem.
Into the music
What makes 33 students give up lunch, weekends, and spring break to be part of the Motet Choir?
MARY RUTH YOE
When an obscure activist intruded on a presidential speech, the result was a modern parable on the nature of authority.
Staff for the February 1995 issue of The
University of Chicago
- Editor's notes
Marching briskly into spring.
- Course work
Art like the Egyptians: Ingrid Rowland uses the pharaohs' treasures to show how art gets made and remade.
Restoration reveals historic mural's charms; prize-winning physicist has the magic touch; the Library adapts to the age of electronic information.
Peter Donnelly reads human history from DNA. Also: The magic of deep sleep, and how boys become boys.
- Class news
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- Books by alumni
- Other voices
Law student David Hoffman on good neighbors beyond
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