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March 2017

  • Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Stritch School of Medicine Dean
  • Loyola University Chicago announces the appointment of Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, as dean of the Stritch School of Medicine following an extensive national search. Goldstein, who officially joins the University on May 1, has nearly 30 years of experience in health sciences research, medical education, and higher education administration.

  • Loyola University Chicago Appoints New School of Social Work Dean
  • Loyola University Chicago announces the appointment of Goutham M. Menon, PhD, as dean of the School of Social Work following an extensive national search. Menon, who officially joins the University on July 1, has more than 25 years of experience in social work as a leader, educator, and practitioner.

  • Loyola University Chicago Hosts Fourth Annual Climate Change Conference
  • Loyola University Chicago is hosting its fourth annual Climate Change Conference. This year’s conference, “Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home,” features case studies on topics including the Flint water state of emergency and Standing Rock and larger conversations surrounding corporate sustainability and visions for a just and sustainable future. The Institute of Environmental Sustainability, along with the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund, will host the event.

  • Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Dean of School of Law
  • Loyola University Chicago has announced the appointment of Michael J. Kaufman, JD, as dean of the School of Law following an extensive national search. Kaufman has been a member of the Loyola law faculty since 1986 and served as the School of Law’s associate dean for academic affairs from 2005 until July 2016 when he assumed the role of interim dean. His appointment as dean is effective today.

  • Loyola University Chicago’s Fourth Annual Climate Change Conference to Focus on Climate Justice Case Studies
  • Loyola University Chicago will host its fourth annual conference on climate change March 16–17 at its Lake Shore Campus. “Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home” will feature speakers with direct experience on the front lines of environmental justice initiatives, including Mary Robinson, past president of Ireland and internationally known human rights activist, and Tokata Iron Eyes, a Lakota Sioux youth leader credited with initiating the recent grassroots movement opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

  • Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Director of its John Felice Rome Center
  • Loyola University Chicago announces the appointment of Michael F. Andrews, PhD, as the director of its John Felice Rome Center in Rome, Italy. Andrews, who officially joins the University on August 1, brings extensive experience as an academic leader, administrator, and faculty member in the United States and abroad.

  • Loyola University Museum of Art Presents Three New Spring Exhibitions
  • Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) welcomes three new exhibitions this spring: Peter Gelker: Whirligigs; Wayang: The Art of Indonesian Puppetry; and Steve Schapiro: Misericordia: Together We Celebrate. The exhibitions run through Saturday, June 3.

  • Loyola University Chicago Announces 2017-2018 Ricci Scholars
  • Loyola University Chicago has selected its 2017–2018 Ricci Scholars, a program that offers a scholarship to highly qualified students who spend their junior year studying and conducting cross-cultural research at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center and the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies. Students prepare their research proposals and apply for this unique scholarship as sophomores, conduct field research and travel as juniors, and complete their projects as seniors.

  • Joint Study Shows 77 Percent of Chicagoland Small Businesses Plan to Grow their Businesses in 2017 Despite Decreased Confidence in the Economy
  • Chicagoland small business owners are determined to grow their businesses and be successful even as only 29 percent believe the region’s economy will strengthen in the next year. This is according to a new survey conducted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. The results of the Chicago Small Business Outlook Survey were presented at the Chicago Small Business Reception today at Loyola’s Schreiber Center.

  • Winter and Spring Cooking Classes Return to the Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
  • The Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois, will host a new series of cooking classes beginning Saturday, January 14.

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