The Women and Leadership Archives honors the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington by releasing a photo of Mundelein alum Margaret “Peggy” Roach and other members of St. Dorothy’s Parish, Chicago, Illinois, at the historic gathering.
Archive for August, 2013
Racial profiling has gained widespread exposure in the media as well as with everyday Americans. Phoenix reporter Shanna Johnson discusses the problem and the recent court ruling invalidating New York’s ‘stop and frisk’ law.
A trial of a vaccine for Malaria has proven successful which is an important step forward in controlling malaria which infects about 219 million people worldwide annually and leads to 600,000 deaths.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali reported that no major incidents occurred during the second round of presidential elections which is an important step on the path to recovery for Mali which has faced political upheaval since early 2012.
Loyola University Chicago professor, Timothy Hoellein, and his students are assessing the health of the Chicago River by examining the garbage in it in order to increase the view that the river is a civic asset and recreational waterway rather than an industrialized sewage canal.
Leah Pickett of WBEZ Chicago recently released a list of 11 inspiring women making a difference in the Chicagoland area and beyond to highlight the strong, innovative, and compassionate women in our city and provide role models for all.