Media Briefing Highlight:

“Chicago Still Deadlier Than NYC, LA as Killings Fall 18%” – Robert Lombardo (associate professor, criminal justice) is quoted in this article discussing the gang problem plaguing Chicago’s criminal justice system. 01.02.14: Bloomberg News

MEDIA BRIEFING: Week of January 6, 2014 

This week’s briefing includes more than 9 media clips featuring Loyola University Chicago, all identified during the week of December 30, 2013. Below are the highlights.

“Our snap judgement” – A photo of Sister Jean Schmidt (special assistant, ministry) with the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team appeared in this feature highlighting the top sports photos of the year. 12.29.13: Chicago Tribune 

“Resource center helps refugee children thrive” – Current Loyola University Chicago graduate student Caressa Buchanan is quoted in this article discussing her volunteer work with low-income students at the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center. 01.01.14: Chicago Tribune

“Chicago murders drop in 2013. Good police work, or something else?” – Dr. Arthur Lurigio (associate dean and professor, College of Arts and Sciences) is quoted in this article discussing the number of homicides in Chicago. 01.02.14: The Christian Science Monitor 

“Fed Purchase Stepdown Will Be $10B per FOMC Meeting” – Dr. Nicholas Lash (professor, Quinlan School of Business) is quoted in this article discussing the risk of “asset bubbles” caused by the Federal Reserve’s highly expansive monetary policy. 01.02.14: National Mortgage News

Dr. Brian Endless (instructor, political science) was interviewed on WBEZ’s Worldview discussing the recent assassination of former head of Rwanda military intelligence Patrick Karageya, and possible political motivations behind the assassination. 01.03.14: WBEZ-FM