School of Social Work Homecoming 2012
"Social Justice, Human Rights & Global Sustainability; Responsibility & Accountability."
Date and Location
Friday, October 12th
2:30 to 6:00pm
Lewis Towers, Beane Hall
Water Tower Campus
Presentations - 2:30 to 4:30pm
2:30pm "Social Justice, Human Rights & Global Sustainability,"
by Dr. Khadija Khaja, M.S.W.,PhD
Associate Professor at Indiana University, School of Social Work
3:45pm Loyola University’s “Global thumb-print,”
by Aaron Durnbaugh, M.A.
Director of Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago
4:15pm Respondent and Q&A
Angela Mason, M.S.
Director of Community Gardening and Green Youth Farm, Chicago Botanical Gardens
Reception - 4:30 to 6:00pm
More Featured Stories
Scroll through our photo gallery of student volunteers helping their fellow Ramblers move in to the residence halls at Loyola.
Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business has a new home, the John and Kathy Schreiber Center, in the heart of the Gold Coast.
Watch Loyola’s Sister Jean, who turned 96 on August 21, talk about her time at the University. “If I can bring joy, happiness, or a smile (to others), that's fine with me,” she says.
Every year nursing students from Loyola travel to Lourdes, France, as part of a service immersion trip and to focus on spiritual care.
Join the Loyola University Chicago community September 9 for a day-long series of events responding to, reflecting upon, and enacting the recent encyclical from Pope Francis on the environment.
Armed with a Quinlan MBA and inspired by the productivity, creativity, and community that coworking spaces offered, Nicole Vasquez opened her own coworking space in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.
Loyola has been on an eco-innovation blitz for the past several years, growing a sustainability program and presence on campus that is hard to miss.
Three Loyola students were recently selected for the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship program and will spend the next year working on health care related projects to help underserved communities in Chicago.
Assistant professor Reuben Keller, PhD, is an expert on invasive species, and he’s taking a new approach to try to solve an age-old problem. “You’ve got to go beyond ecology,” Keller says. “I learned that pretty quickly.”
This summer, Loyola graduate student Pichleap Sok took a low-tech approach to get young women interested in high-tech careers: She traveled across the United States on a train.
Dozens of local high schoolers who are in the state’s foster care system took part in Loyola’s new STAR program this summer to get a taste of college life.
More than 150 incoming students attended Arrupe College’s first Summer Enrichment Program, spending time at Loyola’s retreat facility and at the University’s downtown campus.
See how Loyola’s innovative curriculum gets students ready to teach—right away. Thanks to a partnership with Chicago Public Schools, the School of Education is giving undergraduates the chance to learn directly from working teachers.
Months before they arrived on campus, incoming Loyola students received their first official assignment: Read the book Acts of Faith.
Since 2010, Loyola’s Learning Communities have been enhancing students’ First Year Experience by giving them the opportunity to live, connect, and study with others who share their same passions.
A decade ago, Monica Prinz (MEd ’06) decided to change careers and go into education. Today, she’s one of the best school teachers in the Chicago area.
Aqela Rahman, a student in Loyola’s School of Social Work, works as a refugee resettlement intern at Catholic Charities. “I loved seeing my clients adjusting to their new country and enjoying life here,” Rahman says.
Loyola’s new engineering science program will kick off this fall and offer students plenty of hands-on opportunities. “I worked in the industry, so I want to make sure that the program we develop is as practical as possible,” said Gail Baura, PhD, director of the program.