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 Museum of Art (LUMA) focuses on the art of photography this summer and will feature three new exhibitions opening Saturday, July 1: Susan Aurinko: Searching for Jehanne – the Joan of Arc Project, Jeffrey Wolin: Pigeon Hill: Then and Now, and Michelle Murphy: Responsive Beauty. To celebrate these Chicago photographers, LUMA will offer free admission from Tuesday, June 6, through Saturday, November 11.
The Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its seventh season on Monday, June 5, on the Loyola Plaza in Rogers Park. Located outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station, the market will feature local vendors and educational programming. The market will run through October 16.
Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its annual Founders’ Dinner on Friday, June 9, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus located at 1032 W. Sheridan Road. A signature fundraising event for student scholarships, the gala recognizes alumni, students, individuals, and corporate and foundation partners who exemplify the hallmarks of a Loyola education—leadership and service to others.
The Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business is seeking nominees for its 24th annual Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards. The awards recognize companies that have demonstrated a strong commitment to family and family business, positive family/business linkage, multigenerational family business involvement, contributions to industry and community, and innovative business practices and strategies.