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.
As teacher, administrator, dean, academic advisor, and chaplain, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, has touched the lives of generations of students at Loyola University Chicago. In recent years, she has become a touch point of faith and optimism—of spiritual wisdom and basketball expertise—for people around the world. Students, Loyolacappella, and President Jo Ann Rooney will celebrate her 100th birthday on August 21 with cake and songs at the Lake Shore Campus in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. A press conference with the beloved nun will follow.
Loyola University Chicago’s Arrupe College will graduate its third class of students on Saturday, August 10. Approximately 75 students will cross the stage with their two-year degrees at the University’s Lake Shore Campus, and more than 90 percent of the cohort have plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree program.
The Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its ninth season on Monday, June 3, at the Loyola Plaza, located outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station. Through the market, the University seeks to increase access to healthy, locally grown and produced foods for the community and support the local food economy by including family farms and local producers. The market will run through October 14.