The University of Chicago Magazine
COVER: Chris Howell, AB'75, runs Cain
Vineyard and Winery in Napa alley,California. Photograph
by Dan Dry
University of Chicago Magazine
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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MAGAZINE
OCTOBER 1997 VOLUME 90, NUMBER 1
Table of Contents
The fruit of his labor
Year-in, year-out--from bud break to harvest, barrel to bottle--Napa Valley
vintner Chris Howell, AB'75, pursues the perfect wine.
& future scenes
America's first professional ecologist was a U of C botanist whose thousands
of lantern slides--used to give students a tour of the nation's evolving
landscapes--will reach new viewers via the internet.
MARY RUTH YOE
into the culture wars
A new master's program in the humanities takes as it's subject the big questions--and
the heated battles those questions often start.
Remembering Allan Bloom in the classroom; more on the size of the College.
- Chicago Journal
A $20 million government grant allows U of C scientists to study supernovae
with supercomputers. Also, the university and it's community plus Dr. Leventhal
goes to Hollywood.
Oriental Institute researchers Tony Wilkinson and McGuire Gibson, AM'64,
PhD'68, uncover ancient Arabia.
- Class News
Graduating class news and featured alumni profiles
- Books by Alumni
- College Report
- In the Clubs
The Magazine's cartoonist Jessica Abel, AB'91, visits the Big Apple
for a young alumni happy hour. Cheers!
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