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October 2018

  • 2018 Illinois Family Business of the Year Award Winners Announced
  • The Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business is pleased to announce the winners of its 25th Annual Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards.

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Establishes Inaugural Professorship to Honor the Late Federal Judge Abner J. Mikva
  • Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law has named nationally renowned legal scholar Steven A. Ramirez as its inaugural Abner J. Mikva Professor of Law.

  • Loyola University Chicago Conference to Examine Legal and Regulatory Changes on the 10th Anniversary of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
  • Loyola University Chicago’s Institute for Investor Protection will present “Lehman 10 Years Later: Lessons Learned,” to examine the legal and regulatory changes since the Lehman Brothers collapse and financial crisis of 2008. The conference will explore the Eurozone debt, the concept of “too-big-to-jail,” the lawlessness of megabanks, the legal and regulatory changes in the last decade since the failure of Lehman, and whether the system has been made safe for investors and the public.

  • Loyola University Chicago Ranks in Top 10 Percent of America’s Best Universities
  • Loyola University Chicago today announced it has earned the rank of 89 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of best colleges. This is the second time the University has broken the top 100 since 2015 when it was ranked 99. In total, U.S. News collected data on more than 1,800 independent, regionally accredited institutions. While data for all schools appear on usnews.com, just shy of 1,400 schools were ranked.

  • Loyola’s School of Communication Celebrates 10th Anniversary
  • Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication celebrates its 10th anniversary with a slate of events to last throughout the 2018-19 school year. The yearlong celebration will include special events for the 40th anniversary of WLUW-FM 88.7, Loyola’s student-run radio station, and the 50th anniversary of The Loyola Phoenix, the university’s student newspaper.

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Education Awarded Fifth Grant for Summer Teacher Institute
  • Loyola University Chicago has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to fund its four-week teacher institute entitled “Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, Democracy, 1877 to 1920.”

  • Loyola University Chicago Celebrates Second Commencement Ceremony for Arrupe College Students
  • Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its second class of Arrupe College graduates on Saturday, August 11, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. Seventy students will graduate this summer and an additional 25 are on track to graduate this December, totaling to a 51 percent graduation rate. This far exceeds the national average reported by Complete College America—only 5 percent of full-time community college students earn an associate’s degree within two years.

  • Loyola University Chicago Celebrates 2018 Founders’ Dinner
  • Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its annual Founders’ Dinner on Wednesday, September 12, at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive. A signature fundraising event for student scholarships, the gala recognizes alumni, students, individuals, and corporate and foundation partners who exemplify the hallmarks of a Loyola education—leadership and service to others. This year, former Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, will join veteran CBS News White House reporter Bill Plante in conversation, before beloved “Sister Jean” Dolores Schmidt, BVM, receives the Spirit of Loyola as an individual who embodies the Ignatian spirit.

  • Loyola University Chicago Commits $25,000 toward the Construction of a School-Based Health Center in Rogers Park Elementary School
  • Loyola University Chicago has committed a $25,000 donation toward the construction of a SMART Student Health and Wellness Center at Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) Gale Community Academy in Rogers Park. This significant one-time grant means that the school can commence construction of the new clinic and represents a key turning point in the relationship between the two schools.

  • Loyola University Museum of Art Presents Three New Summer Exhibitions
  • Global meets local at the Loyola University Museum of Art’s three exhibitions this summer: Following the Box, Folded Map, and Celestial House. Investigating themes of memory and space at home and abroad, these exhibitions will be on view from July 3 to October 20.

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