Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

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CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall & spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 417. Loyola faculty, students, staff, community members, and guests are welcome.

These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, faculty, and community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences with community-based initiatives and/or relevant research. Please note: Unavoidable changes may be necessary. Call 773.508.8521 to confirm specific presentations.

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Fall 2019

DateTopicPresenter
September 6 Cyber Security and Privacy Research at Loyola University Chicago Eric Chan-Tin, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, LUC
September 13 The Development and Initial Evaluation of the First in-the-country Online, Bilingual MSW Program Mauricio Cifuentes, Clinical Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Online, Bilingual MSW Program, Graduate School of Social Work, LUC and María Vidal de Haymes, Professor, Director of the Practice in Social Work Migration Studies Sub-Specialization & Coordinator of the Social Work Mexico and Border program
September 20 Examining the 2020 Election: Implications for the Democratic Potential of Postsecondary Education Demetri Morgan, Assistant Professor, School of Education, LUC
September 27 Recovery Choir: How Music Helps People Struggling with Addiction Amanda Brown Longe Asque Music Program Assistant and Sophie Wingland Community Engagement Director, Harmony Hope and Healing
October 4 LUC’s Women and Leadership Archives: Preserving Women’s History and Telling Women’s Stories Nancy Freeman, Former Director, Laura Berfield Interim Director and Caroline
Giannakopoulos Project Archivist, Women and Leadership Archives
October 11 Crisis Nursery: An Innovative Model of Care Supporting Families Amy Kendal, Program Director, Crisis Nursery, Maryville Academy
October 18 No Seminar  
October 25 Chicago Community Trust: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Through Collaborative Partnerships Jennifer Axelrod, Senior Director of Learning and Impact, The Chicago Community Trust
November 1 Chicago’s Eviction Crisis Randall Leurquin Special Projects, Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing and Peter Rosenblatt Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, LUC
November 8 The Chicago Fines, Fees, & Access Collaborative: A Collaborative Approach to  Changing Public Policy Danish Murtaza, Director of Policy, Office of the City Clerk, City of Chicago, Tracy Occomy Crowder, Senior Organizer, COFI and Christine George, Associate Research Professor, CURL
November 15 Healthy Moms Healthy Kids: Piloting Care Coordination for Families in Supportive Housing Jacqueline Hoskins-Wroten Public Health Nurse III, Chicago Department of Public Health; Lovea Smith Director of Support Services, Housing Opportunities for Women; Teresa Neumann Operations Manager and Senior Researcher, CURL
November 22 Using Technology to Serve the Unbanked Shawn Dimpfl, Senior User Experience Researcher, BMO Harris Bank
November 29 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday