Month: September 2009

  • post-MAPH publication

    Recent MAPH graduate Hilary Dobel has published a poem in the latest issue of Contrary Magazine, an online journal that was founded by MAPH students and alumni, but now operates independently. In addition to Hilary’s excellent poem, the current issue is full of good things to read, including short fiction and reviews, as well as […]

  • Student Loan Gremlin Cartoon – or how you might stop ridiculous monthly payments and learn to love your nonprofit job

    Check it out – IBR (Income-Based Repayment) is a new Direct Student Loan repayment option that’s worth at least a once-over. Anyone who qualifies for, and enrolls in IBR (through their lender) will be assessed a monthly payment that – for all save those in the highest income brackets (watch out humanities grads!) – will […]

  • Phoenixfest Alumni Event

    Join us September 24 or 25 for the University of Chicago’s annual Phoenixphest event in 15+ cities across the U.S. and around the world. Phoenixphest is a decadelong tradition bringing graduates together for refreshments, conversation, and networking in their own cities. Chicago’s event will be held on the 24th, at Eivissa 1531 N Wells Street […]

  • Working After MAPH

    The job hunt can be a tiresome and trying experience, especially in this economic climate.  I thought I would share a success story with you to brighten your day! MAPH alum Alan Kellner has just landed a fantastic job as a Writer/Researcher at Zimmerman LLC, whose core focus is “centered on the research of best […]

  • What is a Master’s Degree Worth?

    I wouldn’t presume to answer such a question, but the folks over at the New York Times have taken a stab at it. See what they have to say:

  • Remember Social Hour?

    Hello Maph Alums! Fall is upon us.  The leaves are starting to turn, the nights are growing cooler, and a new group of MAPHers are en route to the University of Chicago’s stoney gates.  For them, this means the year of intense and rigorous academics you know so well.  And for you?  Social hour! We’ll […]