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“Chicago ‘Dreamers’ study, save, and plan for the worst while Congress debates immigration relief”

Zarna Patel, a DACA program participant and student at Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine discussed her goal of becoming a physician in this piece documenting the unsure situations of several DACA recipients. 1.11.18: Chicago Tribune

“Let sacred traditions guide our fight against injustice: Just Relations”

In his inaugural “Just Relations” column, Omer Mozaffar (Muslim chaplain, campus ministry) wrote about the ways in which interfaith relations and the core tenets of faith traditions can counter the divisiveness and toxic power endemic to America’s current political culture. 1.5.18: Chicago Sun-Times

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”

Juan F. Perea, JD, (professor, School of Law) was a featured speaker, discussing sexual harassment in the workplace, legal definitions of harassment, and legal options for victims of sexual harassment. 12.10.17: ABC7 Eyewitness News Sunday Morning

“Why You’re at a Higher Risk for a Stroke if You Have Diabetes”

José Biller, MD, (professor and chair of neurology, Stritch School of Medicine) outlined the prevalence of strokes in the United States and described lifestyle changes that can help reduce the risk of stroke. 11.21.17: U.S. News & World Report

“New Blood Pressure Guidelines a ‘Signal to Take Action'”

Richard Cooper, MD, (chair of public health sciences and professor, Stritch School of Medicine) appeared on Chicago Tonight to discuss the new guidelines for blood pressure and the importance of maintaining it. 11.14.17. Chicago Tonight

“Fin de DACA troncha futuro de talentosos estudiantes y profesionales”

This story highlighted the effects of the recision of DACA on medical and research students. Stritch School of Medicine student Alejandra Duran Arreola and Mark Kuczewski, PhD, (director of the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, chair of the Department of Medical Education, Stritch School of Medicine) were interviewed. 10.29.17: Telemundo

“House Republicans Delay Tax Overhaul Reveal”

Samuel Brunson, JD, (professor of law, School of Law) was interviewed on Chicago Tonight, weighing in on the House of Representatives’ planned tax code rewrite. Similar coverage appeared in the Huffington Post. 11.1.17. Chicago Tonight

“Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends”

Alejandra Duran Arreola, Montolongo Hernandez, and Zarna Patel, current participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and students at Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine, were featured in this piece. They described their motivations for wanting to become doctors and their anxieties after DACA was terminated. Mark Kuczewski, PhD, (director of the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, chair of the Department of Medical Education, Stritch School of Medicine) was quoted, sharing in their frustration. Similar coverage appeared in US News, CNBC, The New York Times, NBC News, and WBBM. 10.20.17: Washington Post

“The Colleges Graduating the Highest Share of Female STEM Workers”

In a list compiled by Emsi and The Wall Street Journal, Loyola, which has had a consistent presence at the top in recent years, was ranked seventh for its graduation rate of women in STEM programs among universities with at least 500 total STEM completions per year. 10.9.17: Emsi

“When Soviets Launched Sputnik, C.I.A. Was Not Surprised”

Michael Khodarkovsky, PhD, (professor, Russian history) was quoted on the importance of the Russian Sputnik satellite as a tool for propaganda during the Cold War. 10.6.17: The New York Times

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