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Smells Like Biodiesel

February 05, 2008

From gathering waste vegetable oil from the cafeterias to testing the particulate emissions of the biodiesel, students have lead the way making STEP:Biodiesel a successful new course at Loyola University.

Integrating Education
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TJ Berden and Matt Kordonowy

Fr. Michael Garanzini, SJ, President of Loyola University Chicago, illustrates how Loyola University is the "perfect size" to educate students in order to affect environmental change in all facets of society.

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One Stop Location
Author:

TJ Berden and Matt Kordonowy

22 students from a myriad of different academic backgrounds have come together to learn about and act on the carbon-emission problem at Loyola University Chicago.

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Clean Living
Author:

TJ Berden and Matt Kordonowy

Shane Lishawa, STEP Biodiesel Lab Manager, describes the chaos of creating a biodiesel lab and the challenges of producing biodiesel at a university.

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Preparing People
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A video montage of the Loyola collegiate experience and a visual representation of how Loyola University Chicago is preparing people to lead extraordinary lives.

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Journalism and Ethics: Can they Coexist?
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University Marketing and Communications

Bill Plante, a former Loyola trustee and well-known CBS News correspondent who has covered every U.S. presidential campaign since 1968 discussed the topic, "Ethics and Journalism: Can they co-exist?"

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The Future of Loyola in 3D
3D Campus Map
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The video clip Past/Present/ Future is a simulation that looks at LUC's steps to improve and enhance its campuses on its lakefront and downtown locations. Displayed are the recent additions of buildings, the current construction of new buildings, renovations and beautification projects that will be shortly underway.  

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A Transfer Student's Take...
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University Marketing and Communications

Daniel Malinski, a transfer student, is double-majoring in Psychology and Secondary Education. Daniel feels Loyola has an environment that always him to succeed and a core curriculum that will prepare him for life after graduation.

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What is Evoke?
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Interviews with undergraduate students Patrick Reynolds (Evoke Scholar), Jeanna Cleland (Evoke OnCall), and Karnell Black. Each of the students respond to the questions "What is Evoke?," "What is Your Passion?," "Any College Fears?," "What is the Reality of College?" and share their own experiences of college.

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The Value of an MBA
Loyola MBA
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Interviews with Robert L. Parkinson Jr., Chairman and CEO Baxter International, Carol McCarthy, Founder of Remedy and Illinois Entrepreneur of the Year, Ronald E. Daly, Former President of RR Donnelley Print Solutions, discuss the value of an MBA degree and their experiences attending LUC's Graduate School of Business.

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Drawn to the Jesuit Tradition
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University Marketing and Communications

Shane Zelencik, a pre-med student, is pursuing a biology major as well as chemistry and bioethics minors. While studying at LUC, Shane has been drawn to the Jesuit value of social justice. Furthermore, he believes living in a big city has made him more independent and added diversity to his life.

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An Undergrad's Point of View
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University Marketing and Communications

Lauren Di Benedetto is passionate about Elementary Education and Spanish. She directs two student organizations, The Future Teachers of Loyola Chicago and Best Buddies, which aids others with intellectual disabilities. For Lauren, Loyola is a school that provides her with plenty of personal attention, a sense of community, and numerous citywide experiences.

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Loyola Promise
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President Michael J. Garanzini, S.J. unites Loyola University Chicago (LUC) to the Loyola Promise which works to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives. This video explores several aspects of LUC that are already fulfilling that promise, such as its Jesuit tradition, leadership on and off its campus, ability to be engaged in Chicago, and a home for all faiths.

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Bill Daley on Responsible Leadership
Daley Interview
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William M. Daley, Midwest Chairman of JP Morgan Chase & Company and honored guest speaker for the School of Business Administration Dean's Speaker series, delves into the topic of responsible leadership. Daley emphasizes education as a path of opportunity and the importance of ethical business practices in the workplace.

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A Grad Student's Story
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University Marketing and Communications

Shipra Ralapati is a doctoral student in LUC's School of Social Work where she specializes in working with teenage fathers. When she was applying to graduate schools, Shipra found the university to be exceptionally friendly and the most responsive. Inside the classroom, she discovered her greatest challenge came from within and not from her cohort of peers.

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