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Why President Trump is probably right about the ‘ridiculous standard’ of the first 100 days

This article reviews the history of the “first 100 days” for U.S. presidents taking office. John P. Frendreis, PhD, (professor, political science) is quoted about President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first 100 days in office and his ability to take swift action given the economic crisis in 1933. 4.23.17: The Washington Post

Chicago Mayor Touts New Requirement to Graduate: Proof of a Plan

Miranda Johnson, JD, (associate director, Education Law and Policy Institute, School of Law) is quoted on the possible legal complications associated with the board approval of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new Chicago Public Schools proposal to require post-graduation plans. Similar coverage appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Chicagoist, Teen Vogue, and WBEZ. 4.5.17: The Wall Street Journal

Promised reforms after brutal death of 8-year-old Gizzell Ford fall short

Stacey E. Platt, JD, (director, Civitas ChildLaw Clinic, and professor, School of Law) is quoted on the complexities of family court law and private custody as it pertains to the death of 8-year-old Gizzell Ford. 3.31.17: Chicago Tribune

How Rising Interest Rates Will Affect Consumers and the Economy

Anastasios (Tassos) G. Malliaris, PhD, (Walter F. Mullady, Sr. professor, Quinlan School of Business) is interviewed about the Federal Reserve’s vote to raise interest rates and how it will impact borrowing rates for credit cards and mortgages. 3.22.17: Chicago Tonight

Sister Jean’s March Madness Bracket

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, (chaplain, men’s basketball, and special assistant, campus ministry) is interviewed about her picks for the NCAA Tournament. This story was also a highlight in AJCU Higher Ed News. 3.13.17: WGN-TV

Jesuit Jam Parody Video

Loyola is featured for a parody video created by the Jesuit community to promote its annual Jesuit Jam event, which took place at a recent men’s basketball game. Similar coverage appeared in Crux, Ignatian Solidarity Network, Yahoo Sports, and Aletia. 2.21.17: CLTV

The 97-year-old nun behind the Loyola men’s basketball team

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, (chaplain, men’s basketball, and special assistant, campus ministry) is interviewed about her involvement in Loyola’s basketball program. Porter Moser (head coach, men’s basketball) is quoted on Sister Jean’s role in the program. 2.19.17: espnW

What Will Happen to Undocumented Doctors?

Stritch School of Medicine students discuss their experience as individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and what happens if the program is repealed. 2.2.17: The Atlantic

Breakfast benefit speakers address relevance of Catholic education, values it provides students

Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, (president) is mentioned for presenting this year’s Catholic Education Breakfast keynote address, which highlighted the relevance of catholic education. The event was hosted by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich. Similar coverage appeared on WFLD-TV. 1.29.17: Chicago Catholic

Why Facebook should hire a chief ethicist: Column

Don Heider, PhD, (dean, School of Communication) penned this piece advising tech companies to hire chief ethicists to combat the spread of fake news. Similar coverage appeared on WBBM-AM. 1.8.17: USA Today

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