A visit to the country: To get a true picture of China, take the road less traveled

The countryside filled my window as we left the busy metropolis of Nanjing. My neck began to ache as the ride wore on, but I couldn’t stop watching the varied drama of the landscape. My friend Jacob Miller and I first traveled in China during our junior year at Loyola while studying abroad at the Beijing Center. The fall after our graduation from Loyola, we returned to China to continue searching for a full and honest picture of life there.

Two nursing alums reflect on what they learned helping those in crisis

After Hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston, recent Loyola University Chicago graduates Joshua Torrence and Alex Yang felt compelled to help the people of southeast Texas.

Alum Ken Cygan is helping give the inmates at DuPage County Jail a new lease on life

Ken Cygan (BA ’07) never planned on spending his free time volunteering with a jail ministry. That’s slightly ironic, since he’s a planning specialist.

Even as a senior, Nicole Becker is getting the most out of a strong professional network

With the help of her network, she spent the summer in Chicago as an intern at Aon, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions in the world. W

After battling cancer, alum Kelly LaFramboise looks back at her life's unexpected path

In 2007, LaFramboise and her husband, Jamie, packed up their lives and kids— then ages 10, 7, and 4—and made the move to Loyola, setting their family “on a whole different course,” LaFramboise says.

See the world differently

With more than 150 study abroad programs to choose from, Loyola students will have no problem finding the perfect one

The overnight class

This September, students in Timothy Gilfoyle's class will experience a Loyola tradition, the Midnight Bike Ride

Senator Dick Durbin shows his support for DACA students at the Stritch School of Medicine

The U.S. senator urged Congress to pass the Dream Act before DACA ends in six months

Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney reaffirms the University’s commitment to DACA students

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.

First week in review

As the new school year is well underway, take a look at the photos our students captured

Dean Kevin Stevens named to Crain's 2017 Who's Who in Chicago list

For the second time, Stevens is recognized as one of Chicago's movers and shakers by Crain's Chicago Business.

What's in the water?

IES' Tham Hoang is working to make rivers and lakes near and far safer for their inhabitants

From Shanghai to Chicago

The 2017 business graduate and native of Shanghai struggled in her first semesters at Loyola. But at the beginning of her junior year, something connected for her. She realized that she had to make a change and decided to recommit herself to school.

Business undergrads partnered with GE Transportation and provided invaluable insights

After analyzing 14 million rows of data, Quinlan undergraduate students made two important discoveries for GE Transportation (GET) – discoveries that will help the company return its train engines back to service in significantly less time.

Home sweet Loyola

It's the first week of classes and the first week in residence halls

Quinlan's Maciek Nowak spent six months in Poland, and it was time put to good use

Fulbright Scholar and associate professor Maciek Nowak recently returned from Poland, where he spent six months working alongside faculty at the Warsaw School of Economics to improve the logistics network of the Polish Post.

Steve Katsouros, S.J., talks to NPR about Arrupe and the history of Jesuit education

In addition to celebrating Arrupe's first graduating class, the dean and executive director discussed his book <i>Come to Believe:How the Jesuits Are Reinventing Education (Again)</i>.

Stritch students are helping their patients take control of their health with a new program

For many patients on the Northwest Side of Chicago, receiving basic health care is a complicated and confusing process. That’s what inspired Nelly Gonzalez Montes and Romina Sifuentes Palomino, both second-year medical students, to develop a sustainable, long-term health coaching program with the Access to Care Clinic.

One group of Loyola students spent their summer helping children with spina bifida

Located just an hour north of Chicago on 300 acres of woodlands, trails, and meadows along Fish Lake, the camp was originally developed by Dr. David McLone, a neurosurgeon from Lurie Children’s Hospital to serve young people with spina bifida. Then, Loyola Psychology Professor Grayson Holmbeck created the independence intervention.