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 announces the appointment of Michael F. Andrews, PhD, as the director of its John Felice Rome Center in Rome, Italy. Andrews, who officially joins the University on August 1, brings extensive experience as an academic leader, administrator, and faculty member in the United States and abroad.
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) welcomes three new exhibitions this spring: Peter Gelker: Whirligigs; Wayang: The Art of Indonesian Puppetry; and Steve Schapiro: Misericordia: Together We Celebrate. The exhibitions are now on display and run through Saturday, June 3.
Loyola University Chicago has selected its 2017–2018 Ricci Scholars, a program that offers a scholarship to highly qualified students who spend their junior year studying and conducting cross-cultural research at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center and the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies. Students prepare their research proposals and apply for this unique scholarship as sophomores, conduct field research and travel as juniors, and complete their projects as seniors.
Chicagoland small business owners are determined to grow their businesses and be successful even as only 29 percent believe the region’s economy will strengthen in the next year. This is according to a new survey conducted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business.