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“Putin’s Dream of Godliness: Holy Russia”

Michael Khodarkovsky, PhD, (professor, Russian history) authored this piece exploring the impact the recent schism in the Russian Orthodox Church had on Putin’s efforts to portray a Russia with a homogeneous identity and to reinforce state control of the church. 1.22.19: The New York Times

“Chicago Tonight”

George Thiruvathukal, PhD, (professor, computer science, and director, departmental computing) was interviewed about social media users’ efforts to protect their data and the backlash against Facebook. 1.8.19: WTTW

“What a College Major Is and How It Can Shape Your Future”

Erin Moriarty (dean of admissions) was quoted in this article about how colleges help students pick the best major for themselves. 12.12.18: US News & World Report

“WLTZ First News at Noon”

A study conducted by Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine was the focus of this story. The study found that black women are much more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than white women. Similar coverage appeared nationally. 12.7.18: WLTZ-NBC 38

“Proposed Fed Sexual Misconduct Rules For Colleges Conflict With Illinois Law”

Tim Love, JD, (associate dean of students) was interviewed in this piece about newly proposed rules that would change how colleges handle sexual misconduct allegations. Similar coverage appeared in several national outlets. 11.21.18: WBEZ

“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

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