Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Spring 2015

Spring 2015

January 16th Musicians & Civic Practice: A Seminar with Fifth House Ensemble Fifth House Ensemble
January 23rd Patient Tracking: How Machine Learning Can Provide Us with Convenient, Continuous, and Objective Information on Patients with Motor Disabilities after Therapy Marc Albert, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, LUC
January 30th Inclusive Growth Strategies in Selected American Cities: A Means to Achieve Social Justice Dennis Marino, Senior Project Manager, IFF
February 6th Photography, Racial Justice and Social Change Bernard Kleina, Photographer
February 13th Section-8 in the Suburbs: An Evaluation of Security-Deposit Assistance for Low-Income Residents in Milwaukee Peter Rosenblatt, Assistant Professor, Sociology, LUC and Jennifer Cossyleon, Graduate Fellow, CURL, LUC
February 20th Walkable Diversity: Chasing an Elusive Planning Goal Emily Talen, Professor, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
February 27th Improving Quality of Life Through Patient Monitoring Gail Baura, Director of Engineering Science and Professor, LUC
March 13th Can Homelessness Be Ended: Homelessness, Poverty and Employment James LoBianco, Former Executive Director, Streetwise; Current Chief Development Officer, Chicago House and Social Service Agency
March 20th New Models in Civic Engagement & Journalism  Mark Hallett, Former Senior Program Officer, McCormick Foundation 
*Thursday March 26th
CURL Alum Speaker Series*
Event held in Jo Ann Rooney Hall at 7:00pm
Immigration: The Long Walk to Freedom Lawrence Benito, CEO, ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights), Former CURL Graduate Fellow
*Tuesday March 31st*
Event held in Jo Ann Rooney Hall at 6:30pm
The Case for Reparations: A University Response Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent, The Atlantic
Co-Sponsored by: Law School: Public Service Programs/Street Law, Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, School of Education, Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership, School of Communication
April 10th NO SEMINAR  
April 17th How Seriously are Cities Taking Sustainability?: Environment, Economics, and Equity in Local Sustainability Plans Twyla Blackmond Larnell, Assistant Professor, Political Science, LUC
April 24th How Americans Think Politically about Economic Inequality Leslie McCall, Professor, Sociology, Northwestern University