Congratulations to the criminal justice and criminology majors who won department academic awards this year: Britt Logan, Alessandra Sienra-Canas, Jordan Rogers, Maria Sanchez, Tyler Geldernick, Michael Greene, Heather Akram, Joanna Wasilewski, Daniel Grand, Mathew Schular.
Criminal Justice and Criminology Professor David Olson and Graduate Research Assistant Koert Huddle published a research bulletin examining the characteristics of individuals processed through the Cook County Jail in 2012. This work is part of a research partnership between Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's Office and Loyola University Chicago.
On March 20, the Loyola Alumni Association will be holding their annual Student-Alumni Networking Night at Piper Hall on the Lake Shore Campus, an opportunity to meet students and share your expertise as you start to navigate your career options.
Assistant Professor Gipsy Escobar will present at the annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy in Bogota, Colombia, May 15-17. Professor Escobar will present her paper, "Understanding the Long-Term Effect of the Demobilization and Extradition of Narco-Paramilitaries on Violence in Colombia."
As the president of the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Student Organization, Morgan McGuirk is preparing for success after graduation.
The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology will be collecting used bras to donate to Free the Girls, an international organization that supports former victims of the sex trade in Africa.
As a junior in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Holly Builan has already landed a job in the U.S. Attorney's Office.