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Stories originally published in the College Newsletter
By College Newsletter
Why Are You Here and Not Somewhere Else?
By Elizabeth Station
A lawyer whose education began with the Great Books offers counsel for current students.
By Clarence Okoh, Class of 2014
Odyssey Scholar Clarence Okoh, ’14, shares his thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. and the UChicago community.
By Ingrid Gonçalves, AB'08
Dan Beksha, AB’09, and Celina de la Garza, AB’11, wanted to say thank you.
By Carrie Golus, AB'91 AM'93
A Big Problems course helps students returning from study-abroad programs see the familiar in a new way.
The man who launched two thousand internships.
The four-inch, plastic winner of the Logan art contest
Winners of the 2011 Study Abroad Photo Contest tell the stories behind the images.
What do the Senior Class Gift and Scav Hunt have in common? Christopher Straus, LAB’84, AB’88, MD’92, tells all.
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.
With gifts to Odyssey and international study, parents Stephen and Lisa Bonner have knocked down hurdles for future College students.
By Julia Wetherell, Class of 2012
Last December, 21 students trekked to New York City to explore careers in the arts. Julia Wetherell kept a diary.