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Alumnus Mark Bersano Managing Growth of Continuing Education at IPS

Alumnus Mark Bersano Managing Growth of Continuing Education at IPS

January 23, 2018

IPS is now home to the Chicago Catholic Scripture School, a program that provides in-depth knowledge of the Bible within a Roman Catholic framework to parish leaders, deacons, catechists, staff members, and anyone wishing to deepen their understanding of scripture.  The IPS Chicago Catholic Scripture School (IPS CCSS) falls under the Continuing Education […]

A Prolific IPS Faculty: Publications from 2015-2017

A Prolific IPS Faculty: Publications from 2015-2017

January 17, 2018

Did you know that in the last three years, several IPS Faculty have published over fifty-plus scholarly works?

Congratulations to Michael Canaris, Jean-Pierre Fortin, Peter Jones, Therese Lysaught, Daniel Rhodes, Heidi Russell, William Schmidt, Brian Schmisek, and Deborah Watson for continuing to uphold IPS’s tradition of dynamic scholarship as an integral component […]

IPS Faculty Therese Lysaught and Dan Rhodes Continue Research On Theological Action Research Teams (TART)

IPS Faculty Therese Lysaught and Dan Rhodes Continue Research On Theological Action Research Teams (TART)

November 29, 2017

This past summer, The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) awarded the Institute of Pastoral Studies and Dr. Dan Rhodes with an Innovative Projects grant to aid in developing a new approach to Contextual Education (CE) in the model of Theological Action Research Teams (TART).

As part of the research associated with this ATS grant, […]

60: IPS Dean Schmisek Reflects On A Troubling Number

60: IPS Dean Schmisek Reflects On A Troubling Number

September 21, 2017

In light of recent events, IPS Dean Brian Schmisek penned an opinion piece reflecting on the rising sentiments of racism and sexual assault we are seeing in the national discourse.

Add your thoughts to the discussion below.

By Brian Schmisek

60.  That number is the percent of white Catholics who voted for President Trump, the candidate […]

The Human Powered Nebulizer – “Bringing Life and Breath”

The Human Powered Nebulizer – “Bringing Life and Breath”

Loyola IPS’s Dr. Therese Lysaught has been a part of the Human Powered Nebulizer (HPN) project for six years.

“I got involved in this project through an undergraduate immersion trip in 2009 when I taught at Marquette. I was invited by Chris Hallberg (who was then an undergraduate) to accompany students for a Spring break reverse-immersion trip to […]

IPS alum, James Mastaler, published in New Theology Review: A Catholic Journal of Theology

James Mastaler, a PhD candidate here at Loyola University Chicago and a graduate of the MA in Social Justice program, recently submitted an article to the Catholic Theological Union’s request for proposals to a special edition on “Ecology & Religion” in New Theology Review:  A Catholic Journal of Theology and Ministry. The article was accepted and […]

Challenged and Changed: IPS Student Erin Kane Reflects on Kenya Trip

Challenged and Changed: IPS Student Erin Kane Reflects on Kenya Trip

Erin Kane in front of an Elephant Orphanage in Kenya.

Public health, poverty, housing equality and women’s empowerment—the needs of the world are great. That’s why for Erin Kane, it was difficult to decide where to focus her career. But her study abroad experience in Kenya through Loyola’s Institute of Pastoral Studies gave her […]

Comfort, Challenge, and the Good Life

Fr. Brett Hoover, CSP will speak on Comfort, Challenge, and the Good Life, and sign copies of his new book Comfort, An Atlas of the Body and Soul, Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7pm in Regents Hall, 16th floor of Lewis Towers. This event is free and open to the public.

Leverage your skills to protect children’s rights

The Center for the Human Rights of Children will host the daylong symposium, “Protecting Children’s Rights Through Multidisciplinary Forensics” this Friday, and the Loyola community is invited to attend. The program seeks to build the capacity of professionals across many disciplines to provide forensic evaluations, professional assessments, written affidavits, subject matter expertise, and expert testimony […]

Housing as a Justice Issue

from Susan Rans, MA Social Justice Community Development Graduate Program Director 

     No matter which direction you turn these days, the issue of housing appears.  The struggling economy?  Collapse of the housing bubble and its questionable finances.  Neighborhood decline?  Mortgage foreclosures and their impact.  Unemployment? About one fifth of jobs are related to housing.  Homelessness?  See […]