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“Instagram is trying to stop bullying. What parents can do to help.”

Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, (associate professor, School of Social Work) was quoted in this article about the responsibility of not only companies but also parents in the protection of children from cyber-bullying. Similar coverage appeared in print, broadcast, and radio outlets locally, nationally, and globally. 7.10.19: Chicago Tribune

What is Risk Management, and How Will it Save Chicago Money?

Abol Jalilvand, PhD, (Ralph Marotta Endowed Chair in Free Enterprise and professor, Quinlan School of Business) was interviewed in this piece that highlights the benefits of good risk management in the context of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s recent appointment of the city’s first “chief risk officer.” 7.1.19: WTTW

“Loyola’s Arrupe College grads complete four-year degrees”

This article featured students who graduated from a four-year university after attending Loyola’s Arrupe College. Arrupe alumni Jacqueline Cruz and Brandon Thomas were quoted about the impact Arrupe had on their lives. 6.19.19: Chicago Catholic

Up All Night

Michael Murphy, PhD, (director, Catholic studies, and director, Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage) was interviewed about the breakthrough of Pope Francis positioning the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States, Rev. Augustine Tolton, for possible sainthood. Similar coverage appeared in print, broadcast, and radio outlets locally, nationally, and globally. 6.14.19: BBC Radio (The interview starts at 42:50.)

“Inaugural Class of Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago Students Graduate with Four-Year Degrees”

This article highlighted Arrupe alumni’s graduation from four-year colleges. Stephen Katsouros, S.J., (dean and executive director, Arrupe College) was quoted in this article. Arrupe alumnae Asya Meadows and Blanca Rodriguez were also quoted in this article. 5.14.19: Ignatian Solidarity Network

“Meet the women leaders who are transforming Jesuit higher education”

Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, (president) was featured in this article. She highlighted her decision to pursue the role of president and how she has prioritized articulating the mission of the University. 5.14.19: America Magazine

“Groundbreaking study could lead to fast, simple test for Ebola virus”

This article examined the scientific breakthrough revealed in a study conducted by Ravi Durvasula, MD, (endowed professor and chairman, Stritch School of Medicine) and Adinarayana Kunamneni, MD, (research assistant professor, Stritch School of Medicine). The article highlighted the impact this study could have on the effect of the deadly Ebola virus. Similar coverage appeared in print, broadcast, and radio outlets locally and nationally. 5.7.19: Science Daily

“NBC 5 Today at 11 a.m.”

This segment featured the impact that continuous visits from therapy dogs have on the patients at Loyola University Medical Center. Andrew Bonwit, MD, (assistant professor, Stritch School of Medicine) was interviewed in this segment. 5.6.19: NBC 5


This segment featured a partnership between Loyola University Chicago and a local Edgewater factory, owned by Jenny Yang, Phoenix Bean. The goal of this partnership is to eliminate food waste. Nancy Tuchman, PhD, (founding dean, Institute of Environmental Sustainability) and Olivia Niosi (student, environmental science) were interviewed in this segment. 4.28.19: PBS

Women at the helm: Unique opportunity to ‘right the ship’

Twyla Blackmond Larnell, PhD, (assistant professor, political science) was quoted in this article. She discussed how moving up in the political world is becoming more accessible to women. 4.19.19: Chicago Sun-Times

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