Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars


Andrew Papachristos, Spring 2014

CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall & spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in the Cuneo Hall, 417. Loyola faculty, students, staff, community members, and guests are welcome.

These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, and community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences with community-based initiatives and/or relevant research. Please note: Unavoidable changes may be necessary. Call 773.508.8521 to confirm specific presentations.

View Past Seminars

Spring 2015

January 16th Musicians & Civic Practice: A Seminar with Fifth House Ensemble Fifth House Ensemble
January 23rd Patient Tracking: How Machine Learning Can Provide Us with Convenient, Continuous, and Objective Information on Patients with Motor Disabilities after Therapy Mark Albert, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, LUC
January 30th Inclusive Growth Strategies in Selected American Cities: A Means to Achieve Social Justice Dennis Marino, Senior Project Manager, IFF
February 6th Photography, Racial Justice and Social Change Bernard Kleina, Photographer
February 13th Section-8 in the Suburbs: An Evaluation of Security-Deposit Assistance for Low-Income Residents in Milwaukee Peter Rosenblatt, Assistant Professor, Sociology, LUC and Jennifer Cossyleon, Graduate Fellow, CURL, LUC
February 20th Walkable Diversity: Chasing an Elusive Planning Goal Emily Talen, Professor, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
February 27th

Improving Quality of Life Through Patient Monitoring

Gail Baura, Director of Engineering Science and Professor, LUC

March 13th Can Homelessness Be Ended: Homelessness, Poverty and Employment James LoBianco, Former Executive Director, Streetwise; Current Chief Development Officer, Chicago House and Social Service Agency
March 20th New Models in Civic Engagement & Journalism  Mark Hallett, Former Senior Program Officer, McCormick Foundation 

*Thursday March 26th
CURL Alum Speaker Series*

Event will be held in Mundelein Auditorium at 7:00pm

Immigration: The Long Walk to Freedom Lawrence Benito, CEO, ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights), Former CURL Graduate Fellow

*Tuesday March 31st*

Event will be held in Mundelein Auditorium at 6:30pm

The Case for Reparations: A University Response Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent, The Atlantic
Co-Sponsored by: Law School: Public Service Programs/Street Law, Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, School of Education, Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership, School of Communication
April 10th NO SEMINAR  
April 17th How Seriously are Cities Taking Sustainability?: Environment, Economics, and Equity in Local Sustainability Plans Twyla Blackmond Larnell, Assistant Professor, Political Science, LUC
April 24th How Americans Think Politically about Economic Inequality Leslie McCall, Professor, Sociology, Northwestern University