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.
Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, has been named provost of the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. She will lead all academic initiatives in the Health Sciences Division, which includes the Stritch School of Medicine, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, and The Graduate School programs. Callahan will officially join Loyola on September 1.
On Thursday, June 18, Pope Francis will release his long-awaited encyclical addressing the environment and climate change. If you are in need of experts to discuss this important papal letter, staff and faculty from Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability and Department of Theology are available to speak on the following topics.
Loyola University Chicago announced today that it has received a $1 million grant from the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation in support of the new Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. Announced in February, Arrupe College is a two-year associate’s degree program for motivated students with limited financial resources and an interest in attending a four-year institution after graduation.
Loyola University Chicago’s second annual Summer on the Plaza programming kicks off today, Monday, June 8 at the Loyola Plaza, 6550 N. Sheridan Road in Rogers Park, just outside the CTA’s Loyola ‘L’ stop.
Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its annual Founders’ Dinner on Saturday, June 6, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus (1032 W. Sheridan Rd.). The event celebrates alumni and members of the Loyola community who exhibit the qualities of leadership in industry, leadership in community, and service to others. This year, 15 award recipients will be recognized as part of the celebration.
The Loyola University Chicago Libraries has been named a 2015 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award recipient. The award of the American Library Association, EBSCO, and the H.W. Wilson Foundation recognizes and rewards excellence in strategic communication. The University Libraries’ submission focused on its Celebrate Gorey campaign of programming and outreach surrounding Edward Gorey exhibitions presented by the Loyola University Chicago Libraries and the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) in cooperation with the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust.