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 Internet connection to find lists of local restaurants by their type: Italian, Chinese, bar food. But [...]
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 resident ecology faculty at Loyola’s Retreat and Ecology Campus, Fr. Mitten teaches several biology and conservation [...]
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 the launch of the Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility, thanks to [...]
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 and a globe anchored by a cross. They are fitting sentinels of the space they [...]
Principal brings new confidence to students, parents at a struggling school
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 disabilities secure quality employment.
James Kesteloot (BS ’67), Karen McCulloh (BS ’94), and James Omvig (JD [...]
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, and ever since has livened up and inspired Loyola’s campuses in many roles, including her [...]
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 interactions with others. Ubuntu implies that leadership means being a custodian of others. Ubuntu means [...]
“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
It’s hard to open (or click on) a newspaper without reading about the rising cost of tuition. Graduates [...]
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 and comprehensive Food Systems program. Students will learn about plant and soil science, integrated pest [...]