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Together again
Spring convocation will unite the entire University in a single graduation ceremony.

He stood on ceremony
Robert Lovett Ashenhurst, a computer-science pioneer and the University’s longest-serving marshal, died at age 81.

Pew research
More people say they pray, but fewer report formal religious affiliations, according to a U of C survey.


New Scientist (October 23, 2009)
Seven questions that keep physicists up at night
“How does complexity happen?” Leo Kadanoff says the answer lies in studying simplicity.

New York Times Magazine (October 23, 2009)
Ben Zimmer, AM’98, offers his ‘Ms.’ interpretation. (October 21, 2009)
Before it was normal
John Greenberg, AM’07, explores Maroon football history from Stagg to Berwanger, AB’36, to Adarkwa, ’12.

Chicago Tribune (October 21, 2009)
Ruth Duckworth, 1919–2009
Acclaimed sculptor and former faculty member dies at age 90.

Vanity Fair (October 9, 2009)
Shout about it from the housetops
A never-before-published short story from the late Kurt Vonnegut, AM’71.


Tuesday, November 10
Reva and David Logan Center for Creative and Performing Arts Design Unveiling and Conversation with Architects
6–8:30 p.m. | Law School Auditorium

Thursday, November 12
Southern Florida Harper Lecture
with Jonathan Hall

6–8:30 p.m. | Miami

Thursday, November 19
Where Fun Comes to Fry:
A Chicagoan’s Tour of Southern Literature

7:30–8:30 p.m. | Atlanta

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Class action
UChicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program uses rigorous training methods to lower teacher turnover.

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