As a graduate student working with African-American children in poor communities in Tennessee, Noni Gaylord-Harden, PhD, was struck by the fact that, even with exposure to multiple stressors, some kids did succeed. Read on to learn more about her research.
Elizabeth Matelski earned her PhD from Loyola in 2011 in 19th- and 20th-century American history with a double minor in public history and women and gender history. She currently teaches full-time at Loyola as a post-doctoral fellow. Read on to learn more about her path to Loyola and why she loves history so much.
It was the culmination of a year of work when seniors Natalia Hajnas, Jacob Marshall, Elizabeth Esparza, and associate professor of clinical psychology Amy Bohnert, PhD, went to Honduras in March of this year. They had spent the year coming up with a research proposal to examine depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and spirituality among rural Hondurans and forging connections that would help get them into Honduras.
Registration for the 2013 Founders’ Dinner, to be held Saturday, June 8, is now open. The annual dinner, which benefits the University Scholarship Fund, pays tribute to the men and women who have shown commitment to strengthening Loyola’s legacy as a superior institution of higher education. Thirteen awardees will be honored at this year’s ceremony.
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.
The end of the school year is upon us, and with it comes the end of a run for three of Inside Loyola’s outstanding student journalists: Akanksha Jayanthi, Ashton Mitchell, and Rianne Coale. Today, we want to introduce you to the faces behind many of the excellent feature stories and profiles that you’ve been reading in Inside Loyola.
Michael E. Dantley, EdD, of Miami University in Ohio, has been named the new dean of the School of Education (SOE). Dr. Dantley succeeds Terry E. Williams, PhD, acting dean, who will return to the faculty in the School of Education later this summer.
Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, PhD, didn’t always know she wanted to be an anthropologist. Gomberg-Muñoz, assistant professor at Loyola and an applied anthropologist who focuses on migration issues, says she got interested in her field in a roundabout kind of way.
Kick off the summer months by stopping into the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) for a whirlwind look of art from across the world. This May, LUMA is featuring a handful of lectures that explore different elements of art and spirituality, each one focusing on a different region of the world.
Do you think a $30,000 per year stipend and tuition waiver for three years, plus summer research funding, for graduate school sounds like a great deal? Well, Loyola couldn’t be prouder to congratulate three former Loyola students who were awarded prestigious 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to attend the graduate school of their choice.