August 1, 2013 11:3
Dr. Catherine Putonti, Associate Professor, is the new director for Bioinformatics. Dr. Putonti joined Loyola in 2007 with a joint appointment in the departments of Biology and Computer Science. Loyola University Chicago offers one of the few undergraduate programs in Bioinformatics across the nation and within this rigorous program, Dr. Putonti plans to further enhance the research experience for students by expanding opportunities beyond the campus.
July 12, 2013 11:10
CAS welcomes Dr. Dina Berger as the new director of Latin American Studies. Berger (Ph.D. and M.A., University of Arizona; B.A., Tulane University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of History where she teaches courses on Latin American history and U.S.-Latin American relations.
July 2, 2013 4:35
On July 1, Associate Professor Jasper (Jack) Cragwall, Department of English, became the new Executive Director of the Midwest Modern Language Association. The Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA) is the regional affiliate of the nationwide Modern Language Association. By providing the institutional home for the M/MLA, Loyola demonstrates its deep commitment to the study of the Humanities.
Loyola Psychology Professor, Dr. Catherine Haden, discussed her current research that focuses on parent-child interaction and building a child’s interest in STEM (Science, Math, Technology, and Engineering). more
June 17, 2013 10:46
Dr. Arthur J. Lurigio, a psychologist, and Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology and of Psychology, was recently appointed Senior Associate Dean for Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Lurigio will continue to focus on faculty affairs for the College, while also directing new initiatives.
May 2, 2013 10:33
Elliott J. Gorn, Joseph A. Gagliano Professor of Urban History at Loyola University Chicago, has been elected to the Society of American Historians. Gorn is among a small and select number of authors to be nominated this year by the Society.
What do you think sets Loyola apart from other schools? History instructor, Elizabeth Matelski, PhD, says it’s the students. more
May 6, 2013 4:9
The College of Arts & Sciences congratulates its graduating class of 2013. Four years ago, our students embarked on an education that supported individual efforts to think beyond the standard formula for success and to embrace a dynamic worldview.
The Department of History welcomed historian Elliott Gorn to Loyola this academic year. This video highlights his research on three key stories that underscore American history; two of these stories relate directly to Chicago. We welcome Professor Gorn to the faculty and look forward to his teaching, research, and involvement in the Loyola community. more
January 2, 2013 8:27
Congratulations to Molly M. Melin, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, for receiving her fourth, and largest, grant from the Folke Bernadotte Academy in Sweden to fund the project The Networks of Conflict Management.
Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has received its largest single donation from the late Robert R. Otremba (BS ‘49, MS ‘63), a Chicagoan and Loyola alumnus. Mr. Otremba donated more than $2.5 million for the Robert R. Otremba Scholarship Fund, which was officially received by the department in early fall 2012. The scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in chemistry and in need of financial assistance.
During Homecoming Weekend 2012, the University officially christened The Newhart Family Theatre with a dedication ceremony that included performances by Loyola students and remarks from Loyola President and CEO Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., and the Newhart family, including alum and comedian Bob Newhart.