The real world
article "Uncommon Callings"
by writer Kimberly Sweet and photographer Dan Dry (June-August/1999)
was confirmation that real people do exist and undertake interesting
tasks as part of the University's mission. The Central Shop, the
greenhouse, Rockefeller Chapel, and the Ida Noyes Pub were areas
that held particular fondness for me during my undergraduate years-keeping
me in touch with the real world that counterbalanced the challenging
academic environment. Thanks for sharing with us some of the non--academic
areas and people who keep the U of C working.
look forward to more behind-the-scenes insights-the person who
roams the steam tunnels in the winter, the rock lab techs, and
the polisher of the seal under Mitchell Tower. Please continue
to provide us more views of the real world working at the U of
C; even the more mundane tasks.
Barrett , AB'75, MBA'7