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 resident ecology faculty at Loyola’s Retreat and Ecology Campus, Fr. Mitten teaches several biology and conservation [...]
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 Internet connection to find lists of local restaurants by their type: Italian, Chinese, bar food. But [...]FULL STORY
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 [...]FULL STORY
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 disabilities secure quality employment.
James Kesteloot (BS ’67), Karen McCulloh (BS ’94), and James Omvig (JD [...]FULL STORY