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“Loyola-Chicago raises Final Four banner; Sister Jean addresses crowd”

The Loyola men’s basketball home opener was the focus of this article. Similar coverage appeared in local news outlets.11.9.18: ESPN

“Emmett Till’s Death Could Easily Have Been Forgotten. Here’s How It Became a Civil Rights Turning Point Instead”

Elliot J. Gorn, PhD, (professor, history and Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in American Urban History), wrote an article about the historical significance of the murder of Emmett Till. The article was featured in several national news outlets, including NPR. 11.1.18: Time

“Diverse Populations Are Needed To Understand The Genetics Of Complex Traits”

Heather Wheeler, PhD, (professor, biology) wrote an article about her research, which focused on genetic expression in various populations. 10.17.18: Science Trends

“Sears Files For Bankruptcy; Will Close More Than 180 Stores”

Seth Green, JD, (executive lecturer and founding director, Baumhart Center) was quoted in this article about the Sears bankruptcy. 10.15.18: CBS 2

“Loyola’s Sister Jean, 99, is inducted into state’s Senior Hall of Fame”

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, (chaplain, men’s basketball, and special assistant, campus ministry) was inducted into the Illinois Senior Hall of Fame this past Friday. She was recognized for her ministry to the men’s basketball team and for her involvement in helping to provide financial aid to undocumented Loyola students. Similar coverage appeared nationally in local news outlets. 10.12.18: Chicago Tribune

“A leader in child protection”

Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law was named the top law school in the country for child law. 10.12.18: PreLaw Magazine

“Jason Van Dyke Trial: Chicago braces for verdict in very different ways”

Arthur Lurigio, PhD, (professor, psychology and criminal justice, and senior associate dean for faculty, College of Arts and Sciences) was quoted in this piece, speaking about the impact the Jason Van Dyke trial had on Chicago communities. 10.4.18: NBC News

“Illinois’ top colleges in 2019: U.S. News and World Report”

Loyola University Chicago was recently named the 89th best college in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Loyola was previously listed at 103rd. Similar coverage appeared in local news outlets in Chicago and across the country. 9.10.18: Chicago Sun-Times

“AP FACT CHECK: Chicago Mayor Mostly Right on Jobs, Poverty”

Peter Norlander, PhD, (assistant professor, Quinlan School of Business ),  was quoted in this article speaking about minimum wage and job growth in Chicago. The article was featured in news outlets nationally, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and San Francisco Chronicle. 9.9.18: The Associated Press

“New York and other states are targeting the NRA’s bottom line”

Samuel Brunson, JD, (professor, School of Law), was quoted in this article. He spoke about the impact of insurance companies and banks refusing to work with the NRA. 8.9.18: NBC News

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