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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MAGAZINE
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VOLUME 89, N0. 3 FEB. 1997
COVER: For Sabreen Akhter, '98, her mother's stories were a visit to another land, another time . Photograph by Matthew Gilson.
A specialist in medical ethics has just written a book
that asks a leading question: "Do we still need
doctors?" Here's how his answer begins.
Brushes With Perfection
Centuries of Korean scholar-painters used the tools of a writer--brush and ink, paper and silk--to create works that blend calligraphy, poetry, and painting.
When Katie Trumpener asked her Children's Literature students to describe their own early experiences with
the world of books, they wrote the opening chapters of their intellectual autobiographies.
As the Yerkes Observatory turns 100, here's a look at the man who gave it his name--and more of his money than he'd planned.
Tales from the dark aisles,
or, what alumni know
about sci-fi films.
- Chicago journal
MIT's admissions chief will join the U of C; the College has two Marshall scholars; and the U of C Alumni Association has a new address.
Michael Dietler on how
Early Iron Age wine changed the world.
- Class news
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- Key Ingredients:Arthur Velasquez, MBA'67, founded Azteca Foods in 1970--and earnings now exceed $30 million.
- Outing History: Allan Berube, X'68, wrote Coming Out Under Fire to tell the history of gay men and lesbian women in World War II.
- Family Practice: Pediatrician Jerri Jenista, MD'77, adopted four daughters after meeting Mother Theresa in Calcutta two years ago.
- Books by alumni
- In the clubs
Sampling potato pancakes
and prune pastries, Jessica Abel, AB'91, takes a bite
out of the 50th annual
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