A team of six academic advisors and one senior advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences serve the academic planning needs of about half of Loyola's 7,600 undergraduates—3,800 juniors and transfer students—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 hour, 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