University students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend a panel on civil discourse on Wednesday, April 23. Sponsored by Inside Government, Loyola’s non-partisan joint-student and -alumni organization, the afternoon event features Congressmen Brad Schneider and Randy Hultgren.
Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, reaffirms the University’s commitment to a community based in hope, faith, and service—and to the extraordinary group of students affected by the decision ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Two biochemistry and molecular biology students are trying to bring more science programs to schools, so they went to Washington, DC for some guidance from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. READ MORE
In his first public appearance since leaving the White House, Obama investigated what motivates young adults on the issue of civic engagement. Senior Kelsey McClear was invited to be on stage to share her experience. READ MORE
A veteran journalist, faculty members from the Schools of Communication and Law, and the editor of Loyola’s student newspaper discussed the media and the First Amendment at a March 21 panel discussion in the Damen Den. READ MORE
About 200 people attended the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Loyola, featuring keynote speaker Marc Lamont Hill, PhD. “For us to follow the tradition of King [we must] commit to doing something,” Hill told the crowd. READ MORE
Scroll through more than a dozen articles from the Spring 2017 publication, covering topics such as how to handle micro-aggressions and being Muslim in a Jesuit world. Director of Catholic Studies Michael Murphy and Muslim Chaplain Omer Mozaffar both contributed. LEARN MORE
Readers need to learn how to critically evaluate content, say Don Heider, dean of the School of Communication, and Nicole Dahmen of the University of Oregon. Here, the two media experts discuss the four basics everyone should know when it comes to analyzing images. LEARN MORE
New sections of UNIV 102, titled “Understanding Bias,” will be offered this spring. The classes will tackle privileges and prejudices and help students navigate the difficult conversations they can face in college and beyond. LEARN MORE
Thousands of people—including students from Loyola—marched through Chicago on January 20 to protest the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. “When [Trump] was first elected, I was in disbelief,” said Liam Cherry, an 18-year-old English major. READ MORE
An estimated 250,000 people packed into downtown Chicago in support of the worldwide Women’s March on January 21. Demonstrators filled the streets with peaceful chanting and cheering—and thousands and thousands of colorful signs. PHOTO GALLERY
While some students may have spent their summer at a part-time job or on the beach, Noor Abdelfattah had a once-in-a-lifetime experience she will never forget. It started with a letter—and ended with meeting the president of the United States. READ MORE
As the director of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (SDMA), Joe Saucedo comes to work with one goal in mind: to help underrepresented students succeed. “We work hard to ... make the University an inclusive and welcoming environment,” he says. LEARN MORE