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Where Fun Comes to Dance

Fourth-year student Neeti Jain reflects on her involvement with dance while a UChicago student and the various RSOs on campus that exposed her to a world of different dance styles. Read more...

My Secret Major

Jack Wanberg, a fourth-year English major and member of UChicago improv troupe Off-Off Campus, describes his final performance with the troupe and reflects on his takeaways from learning the art of improv comedy. Read more...

At the Forefront of Medicine - in 1543

Second-year student Michael Stubna reflects on the wonder he felt when looking through a nearly five-hundred-year-old anatomy text, an original edition of Andreas Vesalius’ De humani corporis fabrica from 1543, in his History of Medicine, 1500-1900 class. Read more...

Picasso in a Petri Dish

Fourth-year student Neeti Jain reflects on her interests and how a dilemma between pursuing the social or hard sciences helped her see the many ways in which the two realms actually blend into one another. Read more...