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CJC Graduate Students Complete Report on Juvenile Prison Admissions

A group of graduate students enrolled in CJC 404 (Applied Data Analysis) performed analyses of admissions to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) as part of a class project.

Graduate Student Organization Volunteers with Salvation Army

Loyola’s Criminal Justice and Criminology Graduate Student Organization volunteered with the Salvation Army’s Pathway Forward Program to wrap toys children with incarcerated parents.

Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office Field Trip

CJC students visited the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Community Engaged Academic Internship Awards

Undergraduates who demonstrate financial need in an unpaid academic internship are eligible to apply for a $1,500 award.

Stateville Prison Tour

Student members of the Loyola Criminal Justice Organization (CJO) visited Stateville Prison on October 28, 2014.

In the Classroom

Occupy CAS Dean's Corridor: Graduate students in Dr. Stalans' Psychology and Law class participated in a social experiment as a teaching technique.

CJC Alum appointed Director of Research and Evaluation for County Agency

Jordan Boulger (Criminal Justice and Criminology BS '07 & MA '09 from Loyola) was recently appointed as the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Cook County Adult Probation Department.

Professor Lombardo Named to Editorial Board

Associate Professor Robert Lombardo was named to the Editorial Board of the European Review of Organised Crime sponsored by the Standing Group on Organised Crime of the European Consortium for Political Research.  

Professors Goldschmidt and Stemen Named to Editorial Board

Associate Professor Jona Goldschmidt and Associate Professor Don Stemen were named to the editorial board of the journal Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society - the journal of the Western Society of Criminology  

Here for You App Released on iTunes

The Wellness Center at Loyola University Chicago created a new app - "Here for You" - that helps students stay connected to gender-based violence services and resources at Loyola University Chicago and in Chicago from their mobile device.  

Practical Work: Chicago Woman's Club Reformers

Loyola Libraries has a new online exhibit, “Practical Work: Chicago Woman's Club Reformers, Criminal Women, and Delinquent Children, 1876-1920,” that explores how women reformers in Chicago tried to protect and reform criminal women and delinquent children at the turn of the twentieth century. “Practical Work” is sponsored by the Women and Leadership Archives and the Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership at Loyola University Chicago.  

Life of the Law

A great website - Life of the Law - examines the way law and society interact. Check out their podcasts and blogs.  

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Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
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Chicago,IL 60611
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