Media Briefing Highlight:

What lessons have we learned from Lehman? – Dr. Al Gini (professor, Quinlan School of Business) is quoted in this article about the various changes in the business world since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. 09.15.13: Chicago Tribune

MEDIA BRIEFING: Week of September 16, 2013

This week’s briefing includes more than 15 media clips featuring Loyola University Chicago, all identified during the week of September 9, 2013. Below are the highlights.

Chicago mayor touts drop in crime but murder rate remains high – Dr. Arthur Lurigio (associate dean and professor, College of Arts and Sciences) is quoted in this article discussing the decrease in Chicago crime because of the increase in police officers on foot patrol. This article appeared in multiple outlets nationwide. 09.10.13: Reuters

Discover 11 Hot College Majors That Lead to Jobs – Loyola University Chicago is mentioned in this article as the host to a forensic science program, one of U.S. News & World Report’s “hot” college majors. 09.10.13: U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News college rankings: The big gainers and big decliners over three years – This article reported Loyola University Chicago’s recent placement on the U.S. News & World Report “Best Value” rankings. It also mentioned the University as a “big gainer” among schools previously ranked. The U.S. News rankings were reported in multiple outlets nationwide, including Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and Crain’s Chicago Business. 09.10.13: The Washington Post

Reclusive musician sues pop star Nicki Minaj – Matthew Sag (professor, School of Law) is quoted in this article about copyright infringement in the music industry. This article appeared in multiple outlets nationwide. 09.11.13: Chicago Tribune

The opening of Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability was highlighted in the AJCU Higher Ed News e-newsletter. 09.13.13: AJCU

Chicago primed for first Starbucks container store – Current Loyola University Chicago student Chris Littrell is quoted in this article commenting on a new, environmentally-friendly Starbucks being constructed near the Lake Shore Campus. 09.14.13: Chicago Tribune

Loyola University Athletics Program Develops an Alaska Pipeline – Current Loyola University Chicago student-athletes Abby Jahn, Audrey Michaelson, and Tricia Stonebraker are featured in this article about their lives in their home state of Alaska. 09.16.13: DNAinfo Chicago

“Providing Access to Excellence” – This article, penned by Loyola University Chicago student Gillian McGhee, features the launch of Access to Excellence: The Campaign for Scholarships, which aims to provide financial support for the University’s students in need. September 2013: AJCU Connections