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An undated photo of a debate at the College of Complexes from the photographic archive. Your guess is as good as mine.

An undated photo of a debate at the College of Complexes from the photographic archive. Your guess is as good as mine.

"Do we live in a 2-D Hologram?" UChicago’s affiliate, Fermilab, studies holographic noise to probe into the nature of spacetime and the universe.

"Do we live in a 2-D Hologram?" UChicago’s affiliate, Fermilab, studies holographic noise to probe into the nature of spacetime and the universe.

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Old school telephone booths, with no phones in them, at the University of Chicago.

payphonesofamerica:

Old school telephone booths, with no phones in them, at the University of Chicago.

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Promontory Point in the summer, 1940s-1950s. Images from the University of Chicago Photographic Archive: http://photoarchive.lib.uchicago.edu/

Too bad, friends on semesters - at UChicago we still have plenty of summer left. See you at the Point!

UChicago Magazine profiles legendary Nobel laureate Gary Becker, who was called by Milton Friedman “the greatest social scientist who has lived and worked in the last half century.”

UChicago Magazine profiles legendary Nobel laureate Gary Becker, who was called by Milton Friedman “the greatest social scientist who has lived and worked in the last half century.”

Here at the University of Chicago, we study the big questions.

The most recent issue of the University of Chicago Magazine has a wonderful article about UChicago students interning at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. UChicago and the MBL became officially affiliated in 2013.

Alana E. of Holliday, TX sent in this awesome Nobel Prize, awarded to Alfred Nobel for his awesome dancing skillz. Dance, Alfred! Dance!!

Alana E. of Holliday, TX sent in this awesome Nobel Prize, awarded to Alfred Nobel for his awesome dancing skillz. Dance, Alfred! Dance!!

Class of 2017 student Destiny Reeves drew this adorable comic about the long late summer of a UChicago student. Lo, the trials of the quarter system!

Class of 2017 student Destiny Reeves drew this adorable comic about the long late summer of a UChicago student. Lo, the trials of the quarter system!

Guard your wallet (and your waistline): Harold’s Chicken has a food truck 

Guard your wallet (and your waistline): Harold’s Chicken has a food truck 

As a bit of campus architecture for the day, take a look at the University’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, which opened in 2012. The building has two theaters, a performance hall, a cafe, a design shop, and tons of other goodies for the artistic set.

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My friend Cooper was asked by our school to draw the holiday card for this year that the alumni get. This is what he painted. 

Awesome!

lifethepoem:

My friend Cooper was asked by our school to draw the holiday card for this year that the alumni get. This is what he painted. 

Awesome!

Better Know a Major, Part Eight: Classical Studies
Classical studies is the study of ancient Roman and Greek civilization and literature, but this major has three different variants based around literature, culture, or language mastery. This is the major for people who enjoyed taking Latin in high school.
Class with the Most Flammable Subject Matter: Introduction to Papyrology. Papyrology, is, you guessed it, the study of papyri, and this class will investigate the history of still-preserved Greek writings and will include hands on work at both UChicago’s Oriental Institute and the University of Texas at Austin.
Most August Professor: Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor. Professor Bartsch-Zimmer is an expert on the literature of Rome’s Neronian period, studying authors like Lucan, Seneca, and Petronius, and their use of metaphors and symbols. She also studies the reception of classical western texts on modern China.

Better Know a Major, Part Eight: Classical Studies

Classical studies is the study of ancient Roman and Greek civilization and literature, but this major has three different variants based around literature, culture, or language mastery. This is the major for people who enjoyed taking Latin in high school.

Class with the Most Flammable Subject Matter: Introduction to Papyrology. Papyrology, is, you guessed it, the study of papyri, and this class will investigate the history of still-preserved Greek writings and will include hands on work at both UChicago’s Oriental Institute and the University of Texas at Austin.

Most August Professor: Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor. Professor Bartsch-Zimmer is an expert on the literature of Rome’s Neronian period, studying authors like Lucan, Seneca, and Petronius, and their use of metaphors and symbols. She also studies the reception of classical western texts on modern China.

We love the Onion. (And we love our tour guides, who are incredibly welcoming and provide valuable information to all comers!)

We’re proud that our essay questions are considered “extremely bizarre”! Check out the full list of our 2014-2015 supplement essay questions at the story above or online here