Features Archive

  • US Catholic Blog Post on Hank Center's Panel Discussion Habemus Papam+1

    See what Loyola alum Caitlyn Schmid wrote about the Hank Center's recent panel discussion commemorating, and reflecting upon, the first year of Pope Francis.
  • Crowdsourcing the Collections: Introducing the Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project

    Dr. Kyle Roberts (Assistant Professor, Department of History) and Joshua Arens (M.A. Candidate, Department of History) have recently posted a piece on the Religion in American History blog, which recounts the progression of their efforts to recreate the bibliographic world of Catholic higher education.
  • Dr. Mark Bosco, S.J. - Director of the Hank Center - is featured in the Chicago Sun-Times

    "Shake-ups at the Vatican will reverberate this year within the Archdiocese of Chicago, where the next leader will play a major role in helping Pope Francis shape the future direction of the U.S. Catholic church, home to more than 75 million followers..."
  • Center offers New Programs

    Happy New Year, 2013! The Hank Center has a number of events this coming semester and I hope you will peruse our newsletter to learn more about them. Besides our established colloquia, luncheons, films, and lectures, I would like to tell you about a couple of new programs.
  • Greetings Friends,

    As I sit down to reflect on all the events going on at the Hank Center this month, I am mesmerized by the snow flurries outside my office window. February brings us Lent as well, this sober time of prayer of the Church.
  • Fr. Bosco, S.J. Interview to ABC 7 News

    Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio election as Pope Francis came as a surprise to many and especially to the Jesuits. The Hank Center Director Dr. Mark Bosco, S.J. shared his opinion and insights to the local ABC 7 News channel.
  • Holiday Greetings

    As the Christian community moves through the season of Advent every December, so too the university community at Loyola draws to a close of what might be called a season of exams and final papers! In the midst of this, I am grateful for the many people who support our programs.
  • Dr. Michael Murphy receives USGA Faculty Member of the Year Award

    The Faculty/Staff Member of the Year Award, sponsored by the Unified Student Government Association (USGA) and the Maroon & Gold Society, recognizes the extraordinary contributions and quality service of a faculty or staff member in his/her role in fulfilling the mission of Loyola University Chicago, particularly by improving the life of the Loyola student body.
  • The 2014 Hank Center Living Tradition Award Honors Dr. Marcel Fredericks

    Every year, the Hank Center presents the Living Tradition Award to a Loyola University Chicago emeritus faculty member who exemplified the integration of Catholic thought into their work, research, and teaching. The 2014 Living Tradition Award honors Dr. Marcel Fredericks from Loyola's Department of Sociology. Dr. Fredericks has made his remarks for the Living Tradition Award ceremony available on the Hank Center's website - click on this story to access the remarks.