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.
Any parent or senior obsessed enough to have invested wholeheartedly in the college application process is experiencing a profound post-deadline adrenaline deficit.
For some people, the assent of the Obama Doctrine will be uncomfortable: it's designed for a world rendered in shades of gray, not the black and white of easy demagoguery. Nevertheless, subtle should not be confused with weak.
Given what has happened to our economy in the last decade, it's hard to believe that any of the "freshwater," "efficient market" economists still have jobs, much less, credibility in how the economy actually works.
In order to create a field of wisdom science, we wanted to bring together all the interested parties - philosophers, classicists, historians, experts in law, medicine, psychology, biology.
For the last few weeks, I've been talking with gardeners at an imperiled community garden on the South Side of Chicago. Last spring, the University of Chicago informed us it wants its land back.
Recording and photography were officially banned at Olmert's request, but we had a camera anyway as protester after protester rose to make a statement before police forced them to leave.
There are claims that a technician took baseball-like swings at Ted Williams' frozen head with a monkey wrench. Since I'm interested in the whole concept of cryogenics, I have certain questions.
For any museum to mount two original, innovative and relevant shows in a row is rare. The Smart Museum has done precisely that.
Get rid of the college admissions essay. We'll thwart those odious helicopter parents. We know they're helping their pampered offspring cheat their way into Princeton.
New University of Chicago findings pour cold water on both the most ardent critics and most ardent proponents of both Ren10 and the charter schools it has created.
Whose plan gets my nod, for bipartisan reality and feasibility, to save and improve our unique, innovative American health care system and not saddle our country with unsustainable debt? I vote for Senator Max Baucus.
Mr. Buffett, you're not in the health insurance market, but this might be the opportunity to bring your successful Berkshire companies to the table, to help solve the major issue of our time.