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May 2016

  • “Chicago Police Try to Predict Who May Shoot or Be Shot” Arthur Lurigio, PhD, (professor, psychology and criminal justice, and senior associate dean for faculty, College of Arts and Sciences) is quoted on a new Chicago Police Department tactic to predict crime in the city. 5.23.16: The New York Times

  • “That time of year: Commencement speakers offer words of wisdom”  Alumnus Bill Plante, who delivered the keynote address at the School of Communication Commencement ceremony, is included in this wrap-up of Chicagoland graduation speeches. 5.22.16: Chicago Sun-Times

  • “RoomPlace Rebuilding after Blaze Destroys Distribution Center”  Gezinus Hidding, PhD, (associate professor, Quinlan School of Business) is quoted on the importance of creating crisis-management plans for family businesses. 5.20.16: Chicago Tribune

  • “Five myths color the crime of human trafficking” Melina Healey, JD, (post graduate teaching fellow, School of Law) discusses common beliefs related to human trafficking. 5.19.16: Thomson Reuters Foundation (syndicated)

  • “Fueled by drugs, sex trafficking reaches ‘crisis’ on Native American reservation”  Melina Healey, JD, (post-graduate teaching fellow, School of Law) is quoted in this article on the effects of decreasing oil prices on human-trafficking patterns. 5.17.16: Thomson Reuters Foundation (syndicated)

  • “Strangers Can Track You In Minutes On Social Media”  Don Heider (dean, School of Communication) is interviewed on social media security. 5.17.16: WBBM-TV          

  • “Migratory Birds in Chicago” Congressman Mike Quigley talks about Loyola’s efforts to help create a safer environment for migratory birds on campus. Similar coverage also appeared in Chicago Reader. 5.11.16: WGN-AM

  • Loyola University Chicago Welcomes 24th President
  • Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, has been elected by the Loyola University Chicago Board of Trustees as the University’s 24th president and its first lay leader. Dr. Rooney was approved by the Board on Thursday, May 19, and officially introduced to the campus community today.

  • Loyola University Chicago to Announce 24th President Monday
  • The Loyola University Chicago Board of Trustees has selected the University’s 24th president, concluding a comprehensive search led by Robert L. Parkinson Jr., chairman of the Board and chair of the Presidential Search Committee. The University will introduce the new president at an on-campus event on Monday, May 23.

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Appoints New Raymond and Mary Simon Chair in Constitutional Law
  • Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law has announced the appointment of Alexander Tsesis, JD, as the school’s Raymond and Mary Simon Chair in Constitutional Law.

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