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Therapy horses, bubble-wrap rooms aim to relieve college students’ end-of-semester stress

This article highlights efforts by Chicagoland universities to relieve end-of-the-semester stress for students. Loyola’s counseling groups are mentioned, and David deBoer, PhD, (associate director, Wellness Center) is quoted on promoting a sense of well-being and academic success. 12.1.16: Chicago Tribune

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich Is Now A Cardinal, And It’s A Big Deal

Michael Murphy, PhD, (instructor, theology, and director, Catholic studies) is interviewed in this Q&A on the elevation of Archbishop Blase Cupich to Cardinal, his new role, and what it means to the Chicago community. 11.19.16: WBEZ.org

Decades later, relatives awarded soldier’s Purple Heart

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Yandura (chair and professor, military science) is mentioned for finding a Purple Heart certificate and returning it to the recipient’s family. Similar coverage appeared in The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press and was syndicated via the Associated Press. 11.11.16: WJR-AM

Theo Epstein’s managerial strategy

Sara Gramata (lecturer, Quinlan School of Business) is interviewed on Cubs President Theo Epstein’s managerial strategy that led the organization to winning the World Series. 11.3.16: CNNI


What CEOs could learn from the Cubs’ Joe Maddon

Sarah Gramata (lecturer, Quinlan School of Business) authored this piece on adopting Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s management principles and applying them to the business world. 10.23.16: Crain’s Chicago Business


Robots inspiring STEM education in schools

George Thiruvathukal, PhD, (professor, computer science, and director, departmental computing) is interviewed about the importance of STEM and robots’ role in education. 10.15.16: WLS-TV

Eight Years in America: Hope, And What Came After

This week’s issue of New York Magazine is a time capsule of Barack Obama’s presidency. Stritch School of Medicine student Belsy Garcia is featured in an article pertaining to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 10.3.16: New York Magazine

The role of a moderator

David Romanelli (senior instructor, School of Communication, and debate coach) is interviewed about the presidential debate and the role of a moderator. 9.26.16: WLS-TV

Sufi Sect of Islam Draws ‘Spiritual Vagabonds’ in New York” 

Marcia Hermansen, PhD, (professor, theology) is quoted on Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam, and its growth in America. 9.23.16: The New York Times

University of Chicago takes No. 3 spot on list of best universities in nation” 

U.S. News & World Report listed Loyola as one of the top 100 universities in the nation. This story outlines the rankings of Chicago universities. Similar coverage also appeared on NBC.com, Crain’s Chicago Business, WTTW.com, and WGN-AM. 9.13.16: Chicago Tribune

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