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Loyola SOE Faculty and Graduate Students lead in Philosophy of Education

On the last weekend of September, just as the first autumn gusts began to shake the changing leaves in lovely wooded Nashville, Indiana, Loyola SOE graduate students from the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (CEPS) program descended upon the Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society (OVPES) annual conference. The lovely Seasons Lodge in Nashville brimmed […]

SOE Professor Lectures on School-based Mental Health

On October 21, Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Professor Kate Phillippo gave a lecture, titled, “School-based mental health: The promise of access, the puzzle of the school setting” as part of the Davis Lecture Series (Healthcare Delivery Reform: Issues of Quality, Cost and Access) at the University of Chicago’s Center for Health Administration Studies. This […]

Alumnus Named Director of Chicago-Based Community Foundation

Rabbi Scott Aaron, Phd, a graduate of the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program will become the director of the Chicago-based Community Foundation for Jewish Education (CFJE).  Aaron is an educator and scholar with broad expertise and experience in Jewish identity development, experiential education, professional development for Jewish educators and communal professionals, educational evaluation, and […]

Loyola Doctoral Student Wins Jurgen Herbst Award

Annmarie Valdes, a PhD student in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program, has been awarded the 2014 Jurgen Herbst Award from the US History of Education Society (HES).  This award takes the form of a travel bursary that will enable Ms. Valdes to present her research at the International Standing Conference on the History […]

SOE Master’s Student wins Loyola Thesis of Year Award

Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (CEPS) MA student C. Maeve Kendall was awarded the 2014 Thesis of the Year award as part of the Loyola Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 7, 2014.  Ms. Kendall’s thesis, titled “Women in Leadership and the Politics of Power”, was a qualitative, interview-based study that sought to develop a […]

Loyola SOE master’s students in Beijing, China

A group of 16 students in Loyola’s MEd program in International Higher Education spent the first week of January in China as part of a hybrid J-Term course that involved one week at Loyola’s campus, The Beijing Center. The course, on International Higher Education” (ELPS 448), involved meetings with Chinese professors and students…

Professor Noah W. Sobe delivers talk at Beijing Normal University

Professor Noah W. Sobe, Associate Professor and Program Chair, Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, was invited to Beijing Normal University to present a workshop at the Institute for Historical Research. Professor Sobe spoke on “The History of Emotions in Education”…

Center for Comparative Education

The School of Education’s Center for Comparative Education recently hosted Professor Kazuhisa Fujimoto of Keio University (Japan) …

Professor Kate Phillippo co-authors Research Brief on School Closings

Cultural and Educational Policy Studies professor Kate Phillippo is the co-author of a new research brief released by Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education (CReATE). This brief focuses on the proposed school closures in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system. If CPS follows the city’s Commission on School Utilization March 2013 recommendations, 80 CPS […]

First SOE Course at Loyola’s Beijing Campus

Recently Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Professor Noah W. Sobe lead a J-term course on International Higher Education at Loyola’s Beijing campus for a group of Loyola master’s students who are studying international higher education. The course focused on trends and challenges that colleges and universities face globally.

In addition to daily class sessions, students visited […]