The students will be returning next month to the University of Chicago graduate residents hall — a concrete, flat-roofed pavilion-like building that cuts an unusual figure on the southern edge of the campus.
For those of us too busy to read the great poet, here's McSweeny's Emily Dickinson Reader. Paul LeGault has transposed each of Dickinson's poems into one-line renderings — perfect for the age of musings in 140 characters or less.
On Monday, President Obama paid homage to the Mars Science Laboratory mission team. Northwestern University professor Bill Savage takes it one step further and gives a lot of credit to Curiosity, the Mars rover itself.