Media Briefing Highlight:

Data tracking: Must we surrender our privacy for safety? – Don Heider (dean, School of Communication) is quoted in this article discussing the potential misuse of personal information collected by the National Security Agency. 06.15.13: The Kansas City Star

MEDIA BRIEFING: Week of June 17, 2013

This week’s briefing includes more than 18 media clips featuring Loyola University Chicago, all identified during the week of June 10, 2013. Below are the highlights.

CTSA concludes with examination of new evangelization – Susan Ross (professor and chair, theology) is featured in this article that highlights her address on new evangelization at a recent Catholic Theological Society of America meeting. 06.10.13: National Catholic Reporter

10 Schools Where Students With Cars Are Rare – Loyola University Chicago is mentioned in this article as part of a study that examines the percentage of students with cars on college campuses. Loyola is listed as the fifth smallest percentage in the nation. 06.11.13: U.S. News & World Report

Loyola med school to admit undocumented students – This article highlights Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s recent announcement that it will be the first medical school in the country to accept applications from undocumented students. A version of this story appeared in multiple news outlets. 06.13.13: Crain’s Chicago Business

Supreme Court Rules Against Human Gene Patent – Kayhan Parsi (associate professor, Stritch School of Medicine) discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling that human genes are restricted from patent protection. 06.13.13: WTTW-TV

DREAMs for our fathers and mothers, too – Loyola University Chicago student Carlos Robles penned this article that details his academic journey as an undocumented immigrant, and how the impending passage of the DREAM act would positively affect his path to citizenship. 06.14.13: Daily Herald

Problems of the Second Generation – Marcia Hermansen (professor, theology) is featured in this article that examines the difficulties associated with Muslim youth adapting to American society. 06.14.13: The Weekly Standard