The University of Chicago Magazine

August 1997

Class News

In the Clubs

For more detailed and complete information about club events--as wellas other special services--visit the University of Chicago's alumni website, the "AlumniGateway."


  • Sat., Aug. 16, 10:30 a.m.: Zephyr weekend at the Illinois RailwayMuseum.
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2 p.m.: Rockefeller Chapel organ recital andUC2MC ice cream social.
  • Thurs., Sept. 11, President Hugo F. Sonnenschein will speakat an alumni reception. Chicago-based alumni will receive invitations inAugust. Alumni living outside Chicago who would like to receive an invitation,please call 800/955-0065.
  • Wed., Sept. 17, 12:15 p.m.: Downtown luncheon with politicalscience professor Stephen Walt.
  • Thurs., Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.: Phi Beta Kappa colloquium on thefuture of higher education.
  • Thurs., Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.: Cityfront Forum with historianLeora Auslander, director of the Center for Gender Studies, on "AWoman's Right to Cover her Head: Autonomy and Religious Freedom."
  • Dallas

  • Sun., Aug. 17, noon: Summer brunch at Bent Tree Country Club.For information, call Kathleen Andrulis, MBA'90, 817/963-6028 (w).
  • Houston

    To learn about club activities, call Nancy Parra, AM'66, PhD'73, 713/528-2678(h).

    Los Angeles

  • Fri., Sept. 19: Film and Food Club meets. For more information,contact George Keushguerian, MBA'78, 818/246-6474 (h).
  • Thurs., Aug. 21: Summer Night at the Museum of ContemporaryArt. Call Sylvia Hohri, 213/621-1797 (w). Sat., Sept. 13: Hollywood Bowlconcert and picnic. Contact Ted Cline, 213/222-4914 (h).
  • Sat., Sept. 27: Visit the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Retrospectiveat LACMA. Contact Kristie Zises, 310/396-9278 (h).
  • Thurs., Oct. 9: Lecture on "The Art of Building Businesses."Contact Paul Nibarger, 310/541-8609 (w). For information on club activitiesor volunteer opportunities, contact Harry Sondheim, AB'54, JD'57, and BrankaSondheim, X'59, 310/454-1088 (h).
  • Wed., Nov. 5: President Sonnenschein speaks at an alumni reception.Look for an invitation this fall
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul

    For club information or to volunteer, call Mark Anema, AB'83, 612/926-3663(h).

    New York

  • Tues., Sept. 30: Humanities dean and music professor PhilipGossett lectures as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series. Third Thursdayof each month, including
  • Aug. 21 and
  • Sept. 18, 7 p.m.: Young alumni happy hours at St. Mark's Bar,132 First Avenue. Watch for more news to arrive in late August and earlySeptember, with updates on events through January.
  • Portland

    Third Tuesday of each month, including

  • Aug. 19 and
  • Sept. 16, 6 p.m.: Young alumni meet at the Bridgeport BrewingCompany. Watch for information on such upcoming events as a hike, a baseballgame, and a Scotch tasting.
  • San Diego

    To volunteer or learn about the club, call Gary Osborne, JD'89, 619/454-6754(h).

    San Francisco

    The San Francisco book club meets on the second Sunday of each month.For information, contact Ann Logue, MBA'91, 415/566-8641 (h). The EastBay book club meets on the third Sunday of each month. Call Ruth Abel,AB'36, 510/849-9308 (h). To find out about upcoming events, contact MennetteLarkin, AM'83, 510/525-0445 (h).


    For information or to volunteer, call Jim Thompson, AB'87, 425/348-8090(w).

    Washington, DC

  • Wed. Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m.: Modern drama discussion group on LillianHellman's 1934 play, "The Children's Hour," at Luna Books, 1633P St., NW.
  • Sat., Sept. 20, 9 a.m.: Architectural tour on Capitol Hill.
  • Fri., Sept. 26, Ivy League singles party at F. Scott Fitzgerald's.
  • Sat., Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Hillwood Museum tour.
  • For details, contact Marilyn Melvan, U of C Alumni Association,at 312/702-2157; at 312/702-2166 (fax); or at

    Admissions, anyone?

    Anyone interested in assisting the Office of College Admissions withworldwide recruitment activities should contact Courtney Federle, assistantdirector of College Admissions, Room 186, 1116 East 59th Street, Chicago,IL 60637 (773/702-8665; E-mail:

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