Created by students in Professor Dina Berger's Cold War in the Americas seminar, “Voices in Solidarity with Central America: Campus Activism in the 1980s” examines the varied ways Loyola students, faculty, and staff responded to U.S. government aid to Central America’s militaries during the civil wars in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
Dr. Frank Fennell, long-time faculty member in the Department of English and Dean of CAS from 2008-2012, was the recipient of the Newbridge Silver Literary Award this past summer for lifetime contributions to scholarship on the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Patrick Daubenmire is one of four professors who received Loyola’s Excellence in Teaching Freshmen Award. Here, he talks about his love of chemistry and how his Jesuit professors in college inspired him to become a teacher.
In The Emergence of the Digital Humanities, Steve Jones, Professor of English and Co-Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, examines the shift in our relationship to digital technology and the ways that it has affected humanities scholarship and the academy more broadly.
Jacqueline Scott is one of four professors who received Loyola’s Excellence in Teaching Freshmen Award. Here, she talks about her love of teaching, how she got interested in philosophy, and why she likes to power walk for 26.2 miles.
Dr. Cristina Lombardi-Diop, Lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Women's Studies and Gender Studies, was appointed the Interim Director of the Rome Studies Minor.
Rate My Professors, a commonly frequented site for college students, recently awarded Loyola faculty member Dr. Penny Livermore (Department of Classical Studies) with the number one position ranked by students.
CAS recently formed the Center for Interdisciplinary Thinking (CIT) to support our current interdisciplinary programs, and to provide opportunities for interdisciplinary thinking in new and imaginative ways.
Not many students get to study at an island paradise while working on cancer research. But senior Christian Capanna got to do that for 12 weeks this summer in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Biology professor Tim Hoellein’s research was recently featured in the Chicago Tribune. Read how his work will impact the health of the Chicago River.
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures is happy to announce the new German Studies Minor interdisciplinary program, starting in fall 2013. Further refining Loyola as a center of global study, this program will allow students to understand the social, historical, political, and economic background of German culture world-wide and its impact on contemporary life.