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In search of words lost
Wayne Scott, AB'86, AM'89, remembers--and misremembers--his Aims of Education address.

Creative minds
History professor Tara Zahra and legal defense advocate Jonathan Rapping, AB'88, are among the 2014 MacArthur Fellows.

Accomplice after the fact
UChicago Press promotions director Levi Stahl discusses editing The Getaway Car, a collection of nonfiction by crime novelist Donald Westlake.



National Geographic (October 2014)
Mr. Big
A UChicago collaboration uncovers the first-known semiaquatic dinosaur, the massive Spinosaurus, more than nine feet longer than T. rex.

The Atlantic (September 16, 2014)
The last refrigerator
Chad Broughton, a public policy senior lecturer, explores the effects of manufacturing job losses in the Rust Belt city of Galesburg, Illinois.

Chicago Tribune (September 16, 2014)
A treasure trove beyond words
Former UChicago Law School faculty member Cass Sunstein describes the Seminary Co-op bookstore as being "full of life-altering surprises."

NPR (September 11, 2014)
At 9/11 museum, promises to the future
about the past

Director Alice Greenwald, AM'75, says the museum has a responsibility to tell the story of the 2001 terrorist attacks and allow visitors to draw their own meaning.

Wired (September 5, 2014)
Destiny beckons for Bungie's next big shooter
Video game designers Jason Jones, EX'94, and Alex Seropian, SB'91, debut their follow-up to Halo.



Saturday, October 4
National Gallery of Art Tour
11 a.m.-Noon | Washington, DC

Wednesday, October 8
What I Learned about Running a Business
by Racing a Porsche

6-8 p.m. | Menlo Park, CA

Saturday, October 11
The UnCommon Core: Mid-Florida Style!
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Saint Petersburg, FL

 /> See events across the country and around the world.


Aims of Education
Watch tonight at 6:30 p.m. CDT as former University president Hugo Sonnenschein addresses the Class of 2018.

 Watch the webcast.


"A place of information and inspiration"
As a UChicago-led collaborative bid for the Obama Presidential Library becomes a finalist in the site selection process, local leaders reflect on its potential impact.

 Watch the video.


Instant replay
Which sport did you play in the College--varsity football, midnight soccer, dodgeball, Quidditch?
If you could watch one moment on instant replay, what would it be? Send your sports memories
to uchicago-magazine


The print edition of the Sept-Oct/14 issue of the Magazine is delayed and will reach mailboxes in early October. However, it is available to read online now.

 Browse the magazine.