Prime Minister Julia Gillard increases the number of refugees Australia takes yearly to encourage migrants to use official, safer channels for asylum. This is part of her larger immigration reform package.
Archive for August, 2012
CPS students show improvements in test scores which Mayor Emanuel credits to overall school improvement.
A new program developed in Bosnia and Herzegovina is aimed at challenging prevalent gender stereotypes in these countries through trainings on volunteerism, leadership, women’s rights and democracy.
WOWW discusses Loyola’s sustainability plans, specifically our plan to reduce our campus’ stormwater contribution to the City of Chicago’s combined sewer system.
By David Yellen, J.D.
Dean and Professor
School of Law
Concern with social justice comes naturally to a school of law. Social justice is not really possible without a vigorous and independent legal system. Lawyers, even when they are zealously seeking to advance the interests of a private client, play in important role in creating a just society…
New York billionaire, Charles F. Feeney, discusses his plan to distribute the rest of his fortune to non-profit organizations, including those focused on medical care, immigration reform, education, criminal justice advocacy and peace-building.
The number of female elected parliamentarians in Senegal’s National Assembly has almost doubled because of new parity laws.
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing student – Melody Cibock – recently received the Schweitzer Fellowship to improve the health and well-being of a vulnerable Chicago community.
Watch as Loyola’s own, Professor Julia Lieblich, discusses her new book with co-author and psychologist Esad Boškailo on Chicago Tonight. Their book focuses on genocide and healing.
“If one has knowledge, he shares it with the one who does not possess it.” These words from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola represent part of the paradigm evident in best practices of teaching at Loyola University Chicago. The idea of sharing knowledge is evident in our efforts to cultivate a recognition and commitment to social justice among our students.