Author: Linda

  • MAPH Reunion Early Registration Deadline Extended

    Hey MAPHers, Great news– the Alumni Association has extended the early registration deadline until NEXT Friday, April 15. So, you still have the chance to get $10 off of your MAPH Reunion admission fee, making the event FREE!! To register for the outing, please visit or call 800/955-0065 As a reminder, the event is […]

  • MAPH Reunion early registration deadline is extended!

    Greetings MAPHers! Good news, early registration for the MAPH Alumni Reunion has been extended until Friday, May 8th. If you register by this date, you will get $10 off the price of the event, making it FREE for you (though additional guests will still have to pay $10). As a reminder, the event will be […]

  • Alumni Weekend MAPH Reunion—Early Registration!

    Hey MAPHers! Alumni Weekend is quickly approaching which means that the MAPH Reunion is coming up! This year we’ll be meeting on Friday, June 5 for cocktails and appetizers at Bin 36, located at 339 N. Dearborn in downtown Chicago. Tickets are only $10 each, but if you register by Friday, April 24 you will […]

  • MAPH Alum Anna Piepmeyer: Awesome and Nerdy

    Anna Piepmeyer (MAPH ’07) is the Ambassador of Awesomeness for the new peer networking site, Dweeber (think of her as the equivalent to Tom of MySpace; if you join the site, she is automatically your friend). This site, however, distances itself from other peer networking sites, sites that usually serve as distractions to things like […]

  • Summertime is made for backyards at the Museum of Contemporary Photography

    Beginning on June 16th and running through August 23, the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College downtown Chicago will be showing its newest exhibit entitled, Beyond the Backyard. This exhibit offers up the works of contemporary photographers and their different conceptions of the modern backyard. These pictures include both yard scenes of small town […]

  • Save the Date – MAPH Reunion, June 6

    Hey MAPH Alums! The MAPH Reunion is approaching and as part of the reunion committee, it is my great pleasure to invite you to join me and your fellow MAPHers, preceptors, faculty and friends for an evening of celebration as the University hosts its annual Alumni Weekend. Last year we has the most successful Reunion […]

  • Keeping us in the Light

    MAPH Alum Joel Witmer (’07) is up and at ’em again with his newest blog The Dark Room, a blog that discusses and reviews movies and television shows. You may remember Joel’s past fame with his Ohio sports based blog, The Disappointment Zone, and its famed appearance in the Wall Street Journal Online. This time […]

  • MAPH Alums to present in Midwest Graduate Music Consortium

    In preparation for the upcoming Midwest Graduate Music Consortium conference, THIS Wednesday, February 13, there will be a workshop on the papers of MAPHers Alex Wilson (’07) and Jim Steichen (’07). Alex will be presenting his paper, “I Guess that this must be the Place: Culture, Structure, and Naive Melodies in an ‘Indie’ Record Shop,” […]

  • More from MAPH Alums at the Caffeine Theatre

    Two University of Chicago Alums team up for a “darkly fascinating,” “ambitious”* theatre piece: Caffeine Theatre presents: Like the Moon Behind the Clouds by Donald Gecewicz (AB ’76) directed by Jennifer Shook (MAPH ’05) And this week, Caffeine brings you two special events with these U of C artists: Wednesday, January 30: A free reading […]

  • MAPH Alum Shaindel Beers published on NPR web site

    MAPH Alum Shaindel Beers (’00) has recently had her poem, “First Love” published on A Prairie Home Companion Web site, an online version of Garrison Keller’s National Public Radio show. Documenting this great accomplishment and publishing a copy of “First Love,” Beers was interviewed in the Eastern Oregonian in which she talks about getting her […]