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.
A new partnership between Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Science and Math Education (CSME), Chicago Public Schools (CPS), and the Center for Curriculum Analysis in Madison, Wisconsin, will support professional development for more than 600 middle-grades science teachers from more than 300 Chicago Public Schools. Led by Loyola, the collaboration will provide a variety of professional learning experiences for CPS middle grades science teachers to implement science curriculum which aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards as part of CPS’ Curriculum Equity Initiative.
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.