Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Spring 2016

Spring 2016

January 22nd Migration into Elderhood: Studying Aging in Puerto Rican Chicago Mérida M. Rúa, Associate Professor of Latina/o Studies and American Studies, Williams College
January 29th Proviso Partners for Health: A Multi-sector Coalition to Address Childhood Obesity Lena Hatchett, Assistant Professor, Director of Community and University Partnerships Neiswanger Institute of Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus; Carolyn Johnson, Community Representative and Coordinator, Proviso Partners for Health
February 5th Challenges for Small Business Lending in the US Jonathan Brereton, CEO, Accion Chicago 
February 12th Engaged Communication Research for Advocacy and Social Change: Reimagining Urban Space in L.A.'s Diverse Communities George Villanueva, Assistant Professor, School of Communications, Loyola University Chicago
February 19th Restorative Justice in Schools Brielle Siskin, Megan Delaney, Restorative Justice practitioners, Umoja Student Development Corporation
February 26th US General Services’ Role in Being an Economic Catalyst Ann P. Kalayil, General Services Administration, Regional Administrator, Great Lakes Region
March 4th No Seminar
March 11th Spring Break - No Seminar   
March 18th Socioeconomic Determinants of Self-Reported and Measured Hypertension among Ghanaian Men and Women: Implications for a Country in Transition Helena Dagadu, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago
March 25th Good Friday - No Seminar  
April 1st Inhabited Institutions in New Destinations: Two Communities Respond to New Immigration Judson Everitt, Advanced Lecturer, Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago 
April 8th What They Are Doing Now: Alums Reflect on Careers and CURL Connections Reuben Miller, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ellen Cutter, Community Research Institute, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, and Kimberlee Guenther Director of Outcomes and Measurement at United Way of Metropolitan Chicago.
April 15th  Embedding an Equity Lens in Climate Planning Julia Parzen, Co-founder and staff to The Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities' Partners for Places Initiative; and Co-developer of the Urban Sustainability Directors Network Equity Professional Development Program
April 22nd Diversity in Black and White: Divergent Narratives of Racial Residential Integration Gina SpitzPostdoctoral Research Fellow, CURL, Loyola University Chicago
April 29th Marginalization and the Economic Disparities of Disability Rene Luna, Community Development Organizer, Access Living