Professor Robert Self will speak on "Cultural Politics in an Age of Economic Decline" on Wednesday, March 13th, at 4:00 p.m. in Cudahy Hall 202. more
Mary Bowser was born into slavery in Richmond, Virginia. After being freed by Bet Van Lew, daughter of the family that owner her, and sent North to be educated, Bowser returned to the South, where she and Bet worked together as Union spies during the Civil War. Join Dr. Lois Leveen, author of the novel The Secrets of Mary Bowser, as she discusses Bowser and Van Lew's extraordinary contributions to Civil War experience, and explores what it means to use historical fiction to teach about gender, race, and American history. more
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts is proud to host the CD launch concerts of world-renowned pianist and Loyola faculty member Anthony Molinaro. Here, There and Everywhere will be held on Friday, January 18, and Saturday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Loyola’s Newhart Family Theatre.
See the performance Tarfuffe by Moliere at Loyola's Newhart Family Theatre. more
Since 1986, the Chicago Tribune has run the Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, a national competition that has supported the careers of many authors, including Loyola’s own David Michael Kaplan. Kaplan, a recipient of the award in past years, is a professor with the Department of English and will participate in a discussion with other past winners on Wednesday, January 23, 7 p.m. more
Sallyann Price, a 2012 Loyola graduate, sat down with Inside Loyola writer Akanksha Jayanthi recently to share her story and provide some advice for students worried about the current job market. Read on to learn more.
Students in Dr. Amy Bohnert, professor of psychology, new course Psychological Perspectives on the Experience of Globalization, were eager to do something about the inequality that defines the lives of many in the larger world.more
Two Loyola professors have penned editorials on the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.
On November 30th, Slate Magazine published an article on its Crime Blog examining the use of “consensual” conversations with police. How about a Friendly Frisking? focuses on the myth and reality of how language plays a role between civilians and police officers.more
Congratulations to Melissa Bradshaw for receiving the prestigious Modern Language Association Book Prize for Independent Scholars for her book Amy Lowell, Diva Poet (Ashgate Publications, 2011). This award, given bi-annually by the most important professional organization in modern language and literature studies, recognizes outstanding achievement in published research.more
David Doherty, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, co-authored a study that focused on whether the replacement of head coaches improves the performance of college football teams. Excitement often surrounds a new hire... more
Loyola bioinformatics majors Loren Velasquez and Steven Reisman receive 2012 Illinois Technology Foundation’s 50 For The Future Awards
Congratulations to Loren Velasquez and Steven Reisman, winners of the 2012 Illinois Technology Foundation’s 50 For The Future Awards! Both were nominated by Dr. Catherine Putonti. Each year the Foundation recognizes and honors 50 exceptional Illinois undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in and potential to use technology in innovative ways. Loren and Steven [...]
Loyola will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Thursday afternoon with a guest lecture by award-winning Abraham Lincoln biographer, Michael Burlingame. Read on for more information.
The time is finally here to celebrate our new theatre space! On Saturday, October 13th at 7 PM we will be commemorating the completion of the Newhart Family Theatre on the second floor of Mundelein.
Our brand new theatre was transformed from what used to be the the gymnasium of Mundelein College into this modern performing [...]
This summer senior Provost Fellow Michael Janusek, an economics and anthropology major, urban studies minor, and varsity track athlete, is researching connections between personal food choice and family food choice. He points out that choosing what to eat often goes beyond what is palatable.
Elizabeth Vicker, senior molecular biology major and Provost Fellow, is fascinated with something that she can't even see--with the naked eye that is. She is spending her summer studying genes, the molecular units of heredity that determine everything in our bodies.
Susan A. Ross, PhD, professor and chair of Loyola's theology department, has been installed as the new president of the Catholic Theological Society of America for the upcoming year. Dr. Ross assumed her new role as president at the organization's annual convention in June.
The new academic year is here, and the College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a new dean: Reinhard Andress, PhD. After a 19-year stint at Saint Louis University, Andress hopes to make the undergraduate experience at Loyola "the premier experience in Chicago.” Inside Loyola sat down with Andress recently to find out a little more about him and his plans for the CAS.
Winner of more than a dozen international awards, this film by Valarie Kaur earned national attention as the first feature-length independent documentary film on post-9/11 racism and hate crimes. more
The president of the Unified Student Government Association organized the first ever State of the Students Address back in early October. President Julia Poirier held the event to promote transparency with the USGA and gain student feedback. At the event, Poirier proposed a three-pronged plan to focus on issues of sustainability, diversity, and rising tuition.
Criminal justice experts discuss the size of Chicago's police force and weigh the pros and cons of increasing the number of police officers working within the city at Loyola this Thursday. more
The Loyola community and Department of Mathematics is honored to announce that Robert Jensen, professor of mathematics, has been invited to join the Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.
The lights, cameras, and action will be in abundance this fall for Loyola's Department of Fine and Performing Arts. The department's calendar is brimming with art projects, theatre productions, and artistic performances throughout the semester.
Alexandra Vecchio, Loyola's selection as this year's Lincoln Academy Student Laureate for the Lincoln Academy of Illinois, was recognized for her achievements back in November in Springfield, Illinois, at a ceremony to honor all of the student laureates.
In November, philosophy professor and director of the Bioethics Interdisciplinary Program, Jennifer Parks, along with co-coach Bryan Kibble (doctoral student in Philosophy), led two teams of students to winning performances at the Midwest Regional Ethics Bowl. more