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’s Institute for Investor Protection will present “Lehman 10 Years Later: Lessons Learned,” to examine the legal and regulatory changes since the Lehman Brothers collapse and financial crisis of 2008. The conference will explore the Eurozone debt, the concept of “too-big-to-jail,” the lawlessness of megabanks, the legal and regulatory changes in the last decade since the failure of Lehman, and whether the system has been made safe for investors and the public.
Loyola University Chicago today announced it has earned the rank of 89 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of best colleges. This is the second time the University has broken the top 100 since 2015 when it was ranked 99. In total, U.S. News collected data on more than 1,800 independent, regionally accredited institutions. While data for all schools appear on usnews.com, just shy of 1,400 schools were ranked.
Loyola University Chicago has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to fund its four-week teacher institute entitled “Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, Democracy, 1877 to 1920.” The University will partner again with University of Illinois at Chicago to organize and produce the institute.
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.