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Last December, 21 students trekked to New York City to explore careers in the arts. Julia Wetherell kept a diary.
By Julia Wetherell, Class of 2012
What do the Senior Class Gift and Scav Hunt have in common? Christopher Straus, LAB’84, AB’88, MD’92, tells all.
By College Newsletter
First year Kelsey Reid's first person account of one of UChicago's oldest traditions.
Class of 2009 | B.A. Physics and Economics
More than hot air: One former Physics and Econonics major is using balloons to make it big in the Chicago art scene.
Every spring quarter, the women's rugby team don prom gowns and have a ball, literally.
Thompson House students are learning how to run a business and helping U of C parents send a birthday celebration from anywhere in the world.
The C-Bench: From Myth to Modern Day
Eric Fish, AB’03, and Lakshmi Shenoy, AB’05, remember the fun and not-so-fun—make that character-building—moments of serving on the Senior Class Gift committee.
Student convocation speeches from the class of 2012.
Students share memories of renowned scholar and professor Bertram J. Cohler. After 40 years of teaching at the U of C, he passed away last month.
A look at MAB's biggest event and the people who make it possible.
Class of 2014 | Economics
A girl and her violin: a look at musician Zidi Chen, one of the winners of the University of Chicago Concerto Competition.
Class of 2013 | Philosophy
Follow this student projectionist for a behind the scenes glimpse at Doc Films.
The University's literary magazine gives students a venue for artistic expression
UChicago's long weekend of organized chaos is in full swing. Follow the action on our Scav2012 Tumblr page!
Maroon women's basketball team makes history
Class of 2008 | Psychology
Kristin Casper, Queen of Schnitzel.
With gifts to Odyssey and international study, parents Stephen and Lisa Bonner have knocked down hurdles for future College students.
After years of anticipation, student performers, musicians and artists have begun exploring the Logan Arts Center and figuring out how they will make the new space their own.
Student flash mob group burns up unconventional dance floors
Evan Sharp (A.B. '05), a former history major in the College, shares the story of his wildly popular web venture, Pinterest.