World Crisis and UnderdevelopmentBy: David Ingram, PhDThis book examines the impact of poverty and other global crises in generating forms of structural coercion that cause agential and societal underdevelopment.
Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its second class of Arrupe College graduates on Saturday, August 11, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. Seventy students will graduate this summer and an additional 25 are on track to graduate this December, totaling to a 51 percent graduation rate. This far exceeds the national average reported by Complete College America—only 5 percent of full-time community college students earn an associate’s degree within two years.
Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its annual Founders’ Dinner on Wednesday, September 12, at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. A signature fundraising event for student scholarships, the gala recognizes alumni, students, individuals, and corporate and foundation partners who exemplify the hallmarks of a Loyola education—leadership and service to others. This year, former Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, will join veteran CBS News White House reporter Bill Plante in conversation, before beloved “Sister Jean” Dolores Schmidt, BVM, receives the Spirit of Loyola as an individual who embodies the Ignatian spirit.
Loyola University Chicago has committed a $25,000 donation toward the construction of a SMART Student Health and Wellness Center at Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) Gale Community Academy in Rogers Park. This significant one-time grant means that the school can commence construction of the new clinic and represents a key turning point in the relationship between the two schools.
Global meets local at the Loyola University Museum of Art’s three exhibitions this summer: Following the Box, Folded Map, and Celestial House. Investigating themes of memory and space at home and abroad, these exhibitions will be on view from July 3 to October 20.