October 1, 2021: Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce that Professor Timothy E. O’Brien has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in Data Science and STEM Research at the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary for the 2021-2022 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.READ MORE
Loyola University Chicago has received $25,000 from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, to support the Cybersecurity Experiential Scholars Program within the College of Arts & Sciences.READ MORE
Researchers from Loyola’s Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy and Practice found that enforcement of stricter gun possession laws in Illinois varies widely by geography and race, and incarceration for felony gun possession has risen sharply in recent years. LEARN MORE
"The Economic Other: Inequality in the American Political Imagination," co-authored by Meghan Condon of Loyola and Amber Wichowsky from Marquette University, has received the 2021 Juliette and Alexander L. George Outstanding Political Psychology Book Award from the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP).
In partnership with the Cook County Adult Probation Department, Loyola University’s Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy and Practice has released the most comprehensive, detailed report to date on the local drivers of probation revocations in Cook County and how those drivers can be targeted to reduce them.LEARN MORE
Mark McIntosh, PhD, professor of Christian Spirituality, recently published a book that analyzes the divine ideas tradition and suggests how divine ideas may inform Christian theology today. His doctoral students proved essential in helping him complete his work as he battles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).READ MORE
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor of English Badia Ahad, PhD, will discuss her new book with WBEZ reporter and author Natalie Moore on Thursday, May 27 at 12 p.m. Central time.LEARN MORE
Several esteemed faculty with the College of Arts and Sciences are leading 150th Anniversary Scholar Series events through April. LEARN MORE
Melissa Bradshaw Named NEH Fellow
Melissa Bradshaw, Senior Lecturer in English and coordinator of the Writing Across the Curriculum program, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to support work on the Amy Lowell Letters Project (ALLP), a project leading to digital publication of the first scholarly edition of the correspondence of American poet Amy Lowell.LEARN MORE
Diversity Committee for Student Excellence
The College of Arts and Sciences Diversity Committee for Student Excellence will endeavor to promote and celebrate the diversity of faculty, staff, and students through advising and programming initiatives coupled with learning opportunities to support and broaden our diverse student body.
Film and Panel Discussion Examines the Racial Wealth Gap
The Urban Studies Program, the Institute for Racial Justice, and the Center for Urban Research and Learning will present a special film screening and panel discussion on America’s racial wealth gap and reparations on Thursday, February 25, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.LEARN MORE
Academic Advising in a Virtual Space
A team of six academic advisors and one senior advisor in the Dean’s Office serve the academic planning needs of 7,600 Loyola undergraduates, including transfer students, who are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, so it is a busy operation under normal circumstances. When the team had to quickly pivot to virtual advising in the spring, advisors reinvented their hours, processes, and approaches while accommodating students’ increased need for information and support. READ MORE
Anne Grauer, PhD, professor and department chair of the Department of Anthropology in Loyola University Chicago’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
November 11, 2020: The undergraduate Cyber Security program at Loyola University Chicago has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).READ MORE
Loyola University Chicago has received significant funding from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to establish a mentoring and fellowship program that will support the development of students of color, especially those who are pursuing academic career paths.
October 1, 2020: A ground-breaking collaboration between social scientists and prosecutors has developed a new Prosecutorial Performance Indicators (PPIs) tool that enables prosecutors’ offices to measure priorities and outcomes to advance effectiveness, fairness, efficiency, transparency, and public safety. The PPIs, a set of implementation guides, and a website with sample data from five prosecutor’s offices will be introduced this week.READ MORE
Eleven Loyola University Chicago Professors Awarded National Science Foundation Grants
CHICAGO, September 24, 2020 — Eleven faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences at Loyola University Chicago have been named recipients of National Science Foundation grants.LEARN MORE