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On the front burner

It’s an age-old question, but it never fails to stump hungry patrons: “What’s for dinner?” When Justin Massa (BA ’01) created Food Genius in 2011, he sought to help customers answer that same question. It’s simple for anyone with an… Continue Reading →

Hope is the thing with feathers

Despite several degrees and years of experience that indicate otherwise, Stephen Mitten, S.J., doesn’t think of himself strictly as a scientist. “I see myself more as a naturalist,” he says. “I’m an ambassador for the environment.” As spiritual director and… Continue Reading →

New centers meet University and city-wide need

In November, the Quinlan School of Business announced the launch of the city’s first and only Supply and Value Chain Center. The center fills a critical gap for Chicago as an international hub for transportation, distribution, and logistics. December saw… Continue Reading →

Mundelein reborn

Two enormous stone angels flank the main entrance to the Mundelein Center. They’re hard to miss. As generations of students have been keen to recite: one, Uriel, holds the book of wisdom; the other, Jophiel, holds the torch of knowledge… Continue Reading →

Transformative Leadership

Principal brings new confidence to students, parents at a struggling school

Liberty and Justice for All: Advocating for employment for people with disabilities

Out of a presidentially appointed federal commission of 15 experts, three are Loyola alumni—a fact they just recently discovered, despite having worked together for some time. Each is blind or visually impaired, and each is passionate about helping others with… Continue Reading →

Celebrating 75

The cheerful presence of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, is a constant at Loyola. Sept. 8, 2012, marked Sr. Jean’s 75th anniversary with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sr. Jean joined the Loyola community in 1961,… Continue Reading →

‘Ubuntu’— leadership and others

The African concept of Ubuntu means that in a very real sense we are only human through the humanity of others. Ubuntu is the idea that people are empowered by other people, that we become our best selves through unselfish… Continue Reading →

A college degree is worth it

“College is about preparing students for their future, for helping them learn how to solve life’s challenges, for making them better citizens of the world. What could be more valuable than that?” —Michael J. Garanzini, S.J. Loyola President and CEO… Continue Reading →

Feeding the future

As the national population of farmers ages, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is focused on developing a pipeline of new people trained in innovative and sustainable practices for entry into the food sector. In response, Loyola is developing an interdisciplinary… Continue Reading →