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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MAGAZINE
Table of Contents
VOLUME 87, NUMBER 5 JUNE 1995
Cover: Baseball is business as usual; illustration by Steve Brodner.
- Bottom-line drive
Talk of overpaid players, overpriced tickets, and owners on the verge of ruin has kept baseball's fans from focusing on the true financial score.
ALLEN R. SANDERSON
Forget papers and class participation. In the Hutchins College, students were judged solely by comprehensive exams.
TIM ANDREW OBERMILLER
Planes, trains, and automobiles transformed the modern world. They also changed the look of children's books.
MARY RUTH YOE
A U of C grad who admits he likes Madonna, Matthew Rettenmund turns his encylopedic knowledge of the cultural icon into, well, an encyclopedia.
JACLYN H. PARK
Summer on the quads. Plus, bells will be ringing during the Carillon Festival.
- Course work
No easy answers: Harold Richman teaches "Social Welfare in the United States."
- Chicago journal
Chicago tries to "pool" its resources; debating the future of Civilization; Bernard Brown's 16 years guiding Rockefeller Chapel.
Kris Hammond gets practical with the Internet. Also: Sex, genes, and justice; Chicago's watery roots; and the skinny on mass extinction.
- Class news
Read news for graduating classes in
- Alumni Profiles
- Books by alumni
- Alumni Chronicle
- Other voices
Homer Goldberg, AB'47, AM'48, PhD'61, on the lessons encoded in a professorial file cabinet.
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