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Summer Scholars

One-Week Seminars

These Seminar courses are designed to give students the opportunity to learn more about different degree programs offered here at Loyola; they will involve hands-on activities and field trips.

Students may choose to take one (1) non-credit course during any given week. Program participants are required to attend a Family Orientation on Sunday prior to the first day of class. Each course meets Monday–Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm (breaks for lunch) then resumes from 1:00-3:00pm. 

Courses are offered in the following areas:

  1. Arts & Culture 
  2. Business
  3. Leadership
  4. Pre-Health
  5. Sustainability and Social Justice

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 Tuition and fee information is explained below:

COURSE TITLEINSTRUCTORSEMINARDATES
 Arts & Culture
 Acts of Activism  Andrew Brown  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Arts in the City: Exploring Chicago’s Business of Artistic Expression  Kashif Powell  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Being a Young Woman in the 21st Century  Marcella Russo  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Beyoncé Studies: The Politics of Feminism in the Business of Pop Culture  Kashif Powell  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Bioethics and Transhumanism: Should we become ‘posthuman’?  Rebecca Scott  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 BRAAAAAAAINS!: Exploring Media Representations of the Zombie  Kashif Powell  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Chicago’s History of Conflict  Rachel Boyle  A  June 8 - 12, 2015 
 Diversity, Oppression and Social Justice  Claudia White  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Documentary Performance  Andrew Brown  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Does Hip-Hop have dementia? Has Hip-Hop Lost Its Way Home?  Tasha Jones  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Europe, Islam, and Extremism  Scott Siebert  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Finding and Forging Your Voice: Writing for Theatre & Performance  Ira Murfin  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 From Ink to Celluloid: Adapting Fiction for Film  Adam Harris  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 How to Find Happiness and Live a Good Life: A Brief Introduction to Ethical Theories  Marcella Russo  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Humans as Social and Political Animals: A Brief Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy  Marcella Russo  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 iLead, @FollowMe  Ronnie Beathea  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Knights, Ladies and Getting Medieval: The Middle Ages in Film and Television  Adam Harris  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Race, Gender, Hip-hop, and Philosophy  Rebecca Scott  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Second City and Beyond: Making Theatre in Chicago  Chloe Johnston  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Technological Selves: Social Media and Digital Identities  Rebecca Scott  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Technology and Society  Doug Walters  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 The Appreciation of Beauty in Contemporary Art: A Philosophical Perspective  Stefano Giacchetti  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 The Performance of ‘Home’ in Refugee and Migrant Communities   Hilary Cooperman  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Theater, Community, and the City  Margaret Lebron  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Theatre of the Oppressed: Revolution, Dialogue and Change   Kantara Souffrant  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Truth in Art  Michael Gutierrez  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Visibility and Voice: The Politics and Performance of Peace Building   Hilary Cooperman  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 What Can Art Do?  The Politics, Aesthetics and Efficacy of Arts-Based Research and Practice  Hilary Cooperman  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Who’s This Doing My Thinking? A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind and Zombies  Marcella Russo  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Women and the Arab Spring  Scott Siebert  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Business
 Arts in the City: Exploring Chicago’s Business of Artistic Expression  Kashif Powell  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Beyoncé Studies: The Politics of Feminism in the Business of Pop Culture  Kashif Powell  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 BRAAAAAAAINS!: Exploring Media Representations of the Zombie   Kashif Powell  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Entrepreneurship Mindset  (part 1)  Kiley Russell  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Entrepreneurship Mindset  (part 2)  Kiley Russell  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Moving Business Leaders Forward in 2015  Sherese Johnson  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Leadership
 Black Radical History: From Haiti, to Selma, to Ferguson  Kantara Souffrant  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Constitutional Rights in the Criminal Justice System (part 1)  Jona Goldschmidt  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Constitutional Rights in the Criminal Justice System (part 2)  Jona Goldschmidt  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Defining the Characteristics of a Successful, Innovative Leader  Dr. Susan Smith Kuczmarski  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Discovering the Leader Within You  Dr. Susan Smith Kuczmarski  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Entrepreneurship Mindset  (part 1)  Kiley Russell  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Entrepreneurship Mindset  (part 2)  Kiley Russell  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 iLead, @FollowMe  Ronnie Beathea  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Leading A Values-Based Organization   Dr. Susan Smith Kuczmarski  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Moving Business Leaders Forward in 2015  Sherese Johnson  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Presenting Your Research: The Essentials of Public Speaking and Grant  Kashif Powell  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Research as the Pursuit of Social Justice: A Northwestern Tradition  Kashif Powell  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Pre-Health
 Healthcare In America  Regina Conway-Phillips  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Healthcare In America  Regina Conway-Phillips  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Introduction to Medicine: Healthy Heart 101  Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Introduction to Medicine: Sports Management   Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Introduction to Medicine: Sports Management  Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Introduction to Medicine: Science of the Body  Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Introduction to Medicine: Science of the Body  Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Sustainability and Social Justice
 Acts of Activism  Andrew Brown  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Being a Young Woman in the 21st Century  Marcella Russo  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Bioethics and Transhumanism: Should We Become ‘Posthuman’?  Rebecca Scott  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Black Radical History: From Haiti, to Selma, to Ferguson  Kantara Souffrant  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Chicago’s History of Conflict  Rachel Boyle  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Constitutional Rights in the Criminal Justice System (part 1)  Jona Goldschmidt  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Constitutional Rights in the Criminal Justice System (part 2)  Jona Goldschmidt  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Diversity, Oppression and Social Justice  Claudia White  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Europe, Islam, and Extremism  Scott Siebert  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 How to Find Happiness and Live a Good Life: A Brief Introduction to Ethical Theories  Marcella Russo  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Humans as Social and Political Animals: A Brief Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy  Marcella Russo  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Just The Time, Just The Place *updated 2015 syllabus available soon  Cetin Caglayan  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Justice in the Contemporary World  Stefano Giacchetti  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Race, Gender, Hip-hop, and Philosophy  Rebecca Scott  E  July 27 - 31, 2015
 Research as the Pursuit of Social Justice: A Northwestern Tradition  Kashif Powell  C  July 13 - 17, 2015
 Shades of Brilliance  Jadora Sailes  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Social Justice, Democracy, and Politics  Doug Walters  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 Technology and Society  Doug Walters  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 The Performance of ‘Home’ in Refugee and Migrant Communities  Hilary Cooperman  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Theatre of the Oppressed: Revolution, Dialogue and Change  Kantara Souffrant  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Understanding Justice and Evaluating the Right Forms of Action  Stefano Giacchetti  F  August 3 - 7, 2015
 Visibility and Voice: The Politics and Performance of Peace Building  Hilary Cooperman  D  July 20 - 24, 2015
 What Can Art Do?  The Politics, Aesthetics and Efficacy of Arts-Based Research and Practice  Hilary Cooperman  A  June 8 - 12, 2015
 Why Care about the Environment?   Doug Walters  B  June 15 - 19, 2015
 Women and the Arab Spring  Scott Siebert  A  June 8 - 12, 2015

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Student may choose to live on campus in a designated residence hall with other Pre-College Summer Scholars participants. They will be asked to move in on Sunday prior to the first day of class and are able to move-out on the Saturday following the conclusion of their class(es). 

TUITION & FEES
  RESIDENTIAL STUDENT FEES
  TUITION
  $350
  HOUSING: shared room with other program participant(s)   $250
 * DINING includes all meals. Tentative based on 2014 rates
  *$210
  PROGRAM FEE: to provide staffing, programs and activities   $250
TOTAL COST: $1,060
 COMMUTER STUDENT FEES
 TUITION   $350
 DINING: includes daily breakfast and lunch. Tentative based on 2014 rates
  *$210
 PROGRAM FEE: to provide staffing, programs and activities   $190
TOTAL COST: $750 

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Loyola

Summer Scholars · The Office of First-Year Experience · 255 Sullivan Center, 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60660 · Phone: 773.508.7381 · summerscholars@luc.edu

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