All faculty are invited to campus receptions in February hosted by Interim President John Pelissero, Lakeside Interim Provost Patrick Boyle, and Health Sciences Provost Margaret Callahan. These events will offer an opportunity to socialize and enjoy camaraderie with colleagues. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Please invite a colleague to join you.
Lake Shore Campus--Monday, February 15; 4-6 pm; Mundelein Center, Palm Court, 4th Floor
Water Tower Campus--Tuesday, February 16; 4-6 pm; Schreiber Center, Wintrust Hall, 9th Floor
Health Sciences Campus--Monday, February 29; 4-6 pm; Cuneo Center Atrium
Loyola has formally launched the Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, and Practice, an interdisciplinary approach to promoting a more fair, informed, effective, and ethical criminal justice system. The center, a major initiative of Loyola's 5-year strategic plan to promote social justice, is supported in part by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and was developed by Loyola's School of Law, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and other University partners.
Save the date: the annual Celebration of Faculty Scholarship will take place March 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Lake Shore Campus, Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor. The celebration will include a display of faculty works from 2014-15 and a reception.
This spring, the Hank Center's Cardinal Newman Lecture will be delivered by the poet and memoirist Mary Karr, the Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of English Literature at Syracuse University. The lecture takes place at the Lake Shore Campus, Wednesday, March 2 on the Lake Shore Campus, 3:300 - 5:00 p.m. in the Klarchek Information Commons, 4th floor.
Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago, a two-year associate’s degree program for motivated students with limited financial resources and an interest in attending a four-year institution after graduation, welcomed its inaugural class in Fall 2015.
Dean David Yellen is #5 on the National Jurist’s list of 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education. The January 2015 issue calls Yellen an ‘Innovator’ for his work with the ABA and for his leadership role in the national dialog that is addressing today’s challenges and offering ways to improve legal education.
The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today that Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business professor Joan M. Phillips, PhD, MBA, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2015-16.
Robert A. Seal, dean of university libraries at Loyola University Chicago, is the 2015 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development.