Women in American Popular Comedy: That's right, SNL fans. Colby offers a course where you are encouraged to watch clips of Tina Fey proclaiming that she can see Russia from her house.
NATO?! Whatever. The big news of the weekend was the three-day conference at the University of Chicago's new Logan Arts Center, "Comics: Philosophy and Practice," where some of the greatest comics artists and graphic novelists took the stage.
Theaster brings together the disciplines of ceramics, urban planning and religious studies to focus on the concept of transformation and re-imagining possibilities in his artwork of sculptures made from the gutted materials of his rehabbed home.
"So tell me, why the University of Chicago?" My interviewer, an alumni of the school, asked me toward the end of our conversation. Here's my answer to the million-dollar question.
Maki Hirose is full of promise. He just turned 26, but he looks 16. He's so proper that he eats French fries with a fork and cuts melted cheese sandwiches into bite-sized pieces.
Should the U.S. not increase its debt ceiling, the country will likely face higher interest rates, another spike in joblessness, inability to pay basic expenses, and, almost inevitably, higher taxes in the not too distant future.
Arne Duncan and President Barack Obama share a sense of urgency that the United States must do much more to ensure that every student is taught by a highly effective teacher.
Robert Auerbach's response to the Federal Reserve's IG request.
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Cable news commentators regularly announce that the United States has, "by far," the best health care system in the world, while Republicans work to halt any modifications by Obama. Bon santé!
Ben Bernanke's recent plans to print more money to provide full employment without inflation is a policy in dismal company according to Ben Bernanke's own views before he became Fed chairman.
Betty Millard of Chicago, a long-time social activist had danced with Zhou Enlai after the Chinese Revolution and then was called to testify as a host...
We may not have supernatural powers, but we do have untapped cognitive powers that might be harnessed to help us more accurately assess what others think of us.
Ignacio Mas, Deputy Director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, took time off from his hectic schedule at the recent GSM Alliance Congress in Madrid to speak to me over coffee.
Although Posner still walks the intellectually gutted halls of the University of Chicago, he has no reservation helping tear their remaining ruins down from within.