- Loyola University Chicago Conference to Examine Legal and Regulatory Changes on the 10th Anniversary of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
- Loyola University Chicago Ranks in Top 10 Percent of America’s Best Universities
- Loyola’s School of Communication Celebrates 10th Anniversary
- Loyola University Chicago School of Education Awarded Fifth Grant for Summer Teacher Institute
- Loyola University Chicago Celebrates Second Commencement Ceremony for Arrupe College Students
- Loyola University Chicago Celebrates 2018 Founders’ Dinner
- Loyola University Chicago Commits $25,000 toward the Construction of a School-Based Health Center in Rogers Park Elementary School
- Loyola University Museum of Art Presents Three New Summer Exhibitions
- 2018 Farmers Market Season Opens at Loyola University Chicago
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law Establishes Professorships to Honor the Late Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Ann G. McMorrow
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
The Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its eighth season on Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Loyola Plaza in Rogers Park. Located outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station, the market will feature local vendors, educational programming, and on-site entertainment. The market will run through October 15.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law named two distinguished faculty as Mary Ann G. McMorrow Professors of Law. The inaugural professorships were established to support meaningful research and scholarship that exemplify the extraordinary legal career of Loyola alumna Mary Ann McMorrow (JD ’53), the first woman to head any branch of Illinois government.