This annual Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium: "Exploring. Connecting. Creating" virtually featured student scholarship and community engagement from April 18 through April 24, 2020. We encourage you to click to the headline to visit the eCommons to enjoy these presentations and read about this year's award recipients.
The Center for Experiential Learning and the Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP) launched a new resource for Loyola Faculty and Students called the Student Research Opportunity Center. This online resource allows Loyola Faculty across the entire university to post undergraduate research opportunities, and it allows Loyola Students to search these opportunities. In addition, Loyola students are able to search external opportunities such as REUs, conferences, publication outlets, and other undergraduate research experiences. Click on the banner above to fill out the registration form.
Congratulations to all the nominees and award winners honored at this year's Virtual Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium! The Center for Experiential Learning is honored to work with outstanding students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners.
Recent Graduates Paul Witry and Reid Willis (mentoredy by Drs. David Doherty and Amanda Bryan) were recently published in American Politics Research. Their article, "The Public’s Foreign Aid Priorities: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment" appears in the September 2020 issue.READ
Professor Launches Digital Archive
Pamela Caughie, Professor of English at Loyola, recently launched a digital archive dedicated to the story of Lili Elbe. The archive hosts four translations of Elbe's narrative, considered the first person to undergo what was then called genital transformation surgery.
LUROP Fellows Paul Witry and Reid Ellis, under the direction of Dr. David Doherty were recently published in Social Science Quarterly. Their article, "Representation Imperatives in the Public Mind" appears in the June 2019 edition of the journal.
James Stancliffe, a recent Loyola graduate and Provost Fellow, is a co-author, along with Professor David Doherty Associate Professor of Political Science, on an article appearing on the London School of Economics blog site, United States Politics and Policy. the article investigates tolerance and free speech as related to terrorism and violence.
Neil Sheth, Loyola student, Ricci Scholar and Carbon Fellow was recently featured on the Mayo Clinic Global Brigades website. Neil's research focuses on youth tobacco use around the world. Way to "Go Forth" Neil!
LUROP Fellow Madeline Cahue recently published "Syria: Effects of War & Resettlement on Childhood and Education" in the Undergraduate Journal of Global Citizenship. Madeline's research emerged from her coursework in ELPS 230: Globalization, Education and Childhood and her participation in the Research Mentoring Program which pairs graduate student mentors with advanced undergraduate students. Congrats Madeline!
Since the emergence of the international human rights regime, after the Second World War, governments appear to have moved toward accepting increasingly broad rights. The present study seeks to explain this important shift.