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Stanley Cup

Did you ever want to get up close and personal with the Stanley cup, brought home to Chicago by our beloved Blackhawk team?

The Water Tower Campus of Loyola had just such a chance last week while it made a stop at the Bentley Gold Coast dealership (across from the Water Tower Campus) in downtown Chicago [...]

Congratulations Graduates

Though your graduation date may have come and gone, your excitement never wanes when you think of that day.  Best wishes to all Loyola Graduates, may your paths be smooth and your futures BRIGHT!  To watch highlights of Loyola’s 2013 commencement, please click on the Title of this blog post and enjoy it all over [...]

Touched by Violence Partnering for Peace Workshop

SCUPE, in partnership with the Parliament of the World’s Religions is offering a one-day long workshop on Wednesday, May 22nd to address this question.

Tio Hardiman, director Cure Violence and Ceasefire, Rabbi Joel Mosbacher who’s work on gun legislation was recently featured in the New York Times, and Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, the chair of the [...]

IPS students present their research in San Diego!

IPS students present their research in San Diego!

This past week I accompanied 9 of our students from the MA in Social Justice and Community Development program as we attended the 10th Annual Action Research Conference at the University of San Diego. Our students were asked to come and present their research that they completed during their spring Applied Research course. This course [...]

Caps and Gowns

Loyola University Chicago will be hosting a second Student Graduation Fair.  The event will be hosted at the Water Tower Campus from noon-7 p.m. April 4 in Kasbeer Hall.

All degree candidates who plan to participate in their graduation ceremony must wear academic apparel that is purchased through the Grad Fair or Loyola Bookstore. You will [...]

IPS Commissioning Ritual and Party

The Institute of Pastoral Studies welcomes the IPS community (graduates, students, faculty, alumni, friends of IPS, and staff) to attend the IPS Commissioning Ritual and Party on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. This ceremony and party honors all students who graduated or will graduate during the 2012-2013 academic year (December 12, May 13, and August 13). [...]

MAPC Graduate Rachael Miller

Rachael Miller, M. A., MACA, a 2008 graduate of the Institute of Pastoral Studies Master in Pastoral Counseling shares some exciting news.

“I have some exciting news; I was recently offered a position teaching at Wesley’s Graduate School of Counseling here in Sydney, Australia.  I am currently teaching Counseling Skills 1, Professional Counseling Ethics, and Group [...]

Promoting Peace

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Pacem in Terris, events are scheduled to commemorate and enliven the message of Pope John XXIII.

On March 23, all are invited to a working conference called “Building Peace in Chicago and Beyond,” featuring four interactive panels with Loyola faculty and Chicago community organizations from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 [...]

Water Tower Bookstore Relocates

WTC students recently were informed about the relocation of the campus bookstore.

Due to construction in the Terry Student Center, the Water Tower Campus bookstore will temporarily relocate this semester to the 7th floor of the Corboy Law Center, at 25 E. Pearson.

The Water Tower Campus bookstore will be closed the week of March 18 – [...]

Feature Profile: Kevin Chears, MDiv student and upcoming Open House panelist


After working in the business world for much of her adult life, Kevin Chears felt the call to full-time ministry work. She came to IPS in 2007, pursuing the MA in Pastoral Studies, which she compeleted in 2010. After some discernment, Kevin again felt called into the Master of Divinity progam at IPS. She was able to roll [...]