Loyola’s student-run homeless ministry serves up food—and friendship—to those in need. Read on to learn more about Labre and the impressive students who meet week in and week out to prepare meals, build relationships, and more.
This week we gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving and to be especially mindful of, and thankful for, the many blessings we have received. Read on to view Father Garanzini’s full Thanksgiving message.
Over the past year, the 1962-63 Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team has been honored on numerous occasions for its accomplishments during that season. And this past weekend, the team capped off an incredible year with perhaps the most prestigious honor of all. On Sunday, November 24, the squad became the first-ever team to be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
Four staff members and one department were honored for their extraordinary efforts at the Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards ceremony held on Thursday, November 14, at the Lake Shore Campus.
The cost of an education can be a burden for anyone. For senior elementary education major Alexis Gaines, it meant potentially cutting her college career short, only a year before graduation. Fortunately, her hard work at Loyola was recognized by AT&T’s pilot “Crossing the Finish Line” program, which awarded her the money she needed to complete her degree.
Carolyn Woo, PhD, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, will talk about “God, Neighbor, Self” at this year’s annual Salvadoran Martyrs Lecture. She will speak Monday, November 18, at both the Water Tower and Lake Shore campuses.
Loyola will host a conference on “U.S. Energy and Climate Change: Science, Ethics and Public Policy” on November 14–15 in Mundelein Auditorium on the Lake Shore Campus. The goal of the conference is to raise awareness about the urgency of climate change and to explore the validity of the scientific evidence supporting climate change, the ethics of fossil fuel extraction and energy production, and the public policy options regarding energy in the U.S.
Daniel Serra and Tyler Conlan are not your typical college students. Sure, they go to classes, listen to lectures, and take final exams. But after talking with them for just a few minutes, it’s obvious that Serra and Conlan are a lot different than many of the undergrads at Loyola. Serra and Conlan are former Marines making the transition from military life to the civilian world.
Sister Jean has been part of the Loyola community for many years, and has impacted thousands of students’ lives during that time. We all know that she is a remarkable woman and our “everyday hero,” but now we want to let others know too! The Ellen DeGeneres Show often features “everyday heroes,” just like Sister Jean. Help us get her featured on Ellen!
How can corporate failures like Enron and the financial crisis occur? Acclaimed author Bethany McLean will headline the Quinlan Dean’s Speaker Series on Thursday and discuss the circumstances that can lead to spectacular corporate failures and offer her thoughts about the lessons we have learned and risks of future failures.