The students of the Loyola Phonathon have a special message for you. This spring, we’ll be calling to share our gratitude and thank you for record-breaking support over the past few years. We’re eager to hear about your Loyola experience, your connection to your alma mater, and anything we can do to help you stay [...]
Work is progressing on the $137 million Loyola University Chicago Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE ), rising on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus. The five-story facility is on schedule to open in spring 2016. It will accommodate about 500 scientists, staff, and students. Research conducted at the center will translate discoveries into practical applications [...]
Loyola is establishing a new Institute of Public Health dedicated to reducing the global burden of disease, improving international health, and decreasing health disparities due to racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, gender, environmental, and other factors.
The institute will:
• Educate students for careers and leadership positions in public health;
• Conduct internationally recognized research on factors that contribute to [...]
Loyola senior Michael Conway estimates that he’s made, packaged, and delivered more than a thousand meals to the homeless living on the streets of downtown Chicago. Sometimes it’s hot dogs and fruit; other times it’s soup and bread. And it’s always served with friendship in mind.
Conway and other students meet every Thursday to prepare dozens [...]
By MICHAEL J. GARANZINI, S.J., President and CEO of Loyola University Chicago, and SCOTT PILARZ, S.J., President of Marquette University
Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, believed colleges should be located near the heart of their cities, where they’d draw from sizable student populations and contribute to civic life. To a large extent, [...]
Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine is the first medical school in the nation to announce that it is accepting applications for admission from undocumented immigrants.
“As a medical school built on Catholic and Jesuit values, we have a tradition of reaching out and encouraging the growth and development of future doctors from all walks of life,” [...]
Loyolans gathered at the School of Law on June 12 to celebrate the 80th birthday of Professor Emeritus Richard A. Michael (BS ‘55, JD ‘58), affectionately known to many as “RAM.” Fellow alumnus Hon. John J. Cullerton (BA ‘70, JD ‘74), president of the Illinois Senate, served as master of ceremonies.
An endowed scholarship has been [...]
In August, JFRC students participated in the celebratory olive harvest. After a day and a half of work, more than 40 olive trees on campus were stripped bare. SLA Jack Spittle and eight students then took the resulting 1,200 pounds of olives to a fran toio—olive press—just north of Rome in the countryside.
There they watched [...]
Loyola has been awarded a grant from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) to develop a financial literacy program for graduate and undergraduate students. The grant was awarded as part of the CGS best practice program, Enhancing Student Financial Education, co-sponsored by TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services provider. Samuel Attoh, Loyola’s Graduate School dean and [...]
In its 2010 report on The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, the Institute of Medicine encouraged a focus on nursing higher education. Citing an aging population and an increase in chronic health conditions, the report recommended that nurses with associate degrees continue their education and complete BSN degrees in order to meet the [...]