Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Giving Research Project

This spring semester, students in their final year of the MA in Social Justice and Community Development (MASJCD) will be doing their research project on Christmas giving models by partnering with Catholic Charities and the Loyola Gives program. This research project will be the main focus of the Applied Research class, a final requirement for MASJCD students. Their forthcoming research was mentioned in a recent Chicago Tribune article on Christmas giving. You can read more about it here.

Bless All the Dear Children, Dr. Melissa Browning’s reflection on the Newtown, CT tragedy

Dr. Melissa Browning, assistant professor and graduate program director for the MA in Social Justice and Community Development degree, recently wrote a reflection on the tragic events that occurred in Newtown, CT on Friday, December 14. You can read Dr. Browning’s piece on the Huffington Post Religion page here.