Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian FavelaBy: R. Ben Penglase, PhDThis book examines how inequality, racism, drug trafficking, police brutality, and gang activities affect the daily lives of the people of Caxambu.
Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce the individuals who will address graduates at the University’s 146th annual Commencement ceremonies, which will be held May 10–13, 15, and 21 at the Lake Shore Campus.
Loyola University Chicago will open an innovative medical research and education center April 21 on its Health Sciences Division campus in Maywood, Illinois. The five-story, $137 million Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE) is the collaborative initiative of Loyola University Chicago, Loyola University Health System, and Trinity Health.
“The State of the American Veteran: The Chicagoland Veterans Study” by the USC School of Social Work Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families, conducted in partnership with the Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work, outlines the findings of a survey conducted in summer 2015 of almost 1,300 veterans living in Cook, DuPage, Will and Lake counties.
Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business, in cooperation with Loyola’s Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage and the Lumen Christi Institute, will host a discussion exploring Pope Francis’s message about economic disparity and the means to address it from the perspective of business. Following networking and lunch, esteemed French economist Gaël Giraud, S.J., will headline a panel of Catholic leaders on business’s important role in responding to environmental and social issues.
The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) and Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Urban Research and Learning (CURL) will host a panel discussion on how eminent domain has and will continue to affect the lives of Americans across the country.