Features Archive

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    Criminal Justice Students’ Organization Completes Service Project

    This past December, undergraduate and graduate students helped distribute food from the Greater Chicago Food Depository to the needy at Our Lady of the Angels Mission.
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Fundraiser at Felice's - February 7

    On February 7, Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, will be hosting a fundraiser at Felice's Roman Style Pizza (6441 N. Sheridan Rd).
  • Assistant Professor Don Stemen Receives Grant to Study Deferred Prosecution

    Dr. Stemen in collaboration with Christine George, Research Associate Professor at CURL, and John Orwat, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work received a grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority to evaluate the Cook County State's Attorney's Deferred Prosecution Program.
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    Alpha Phi Sigma Inducts New Members

    The Loyola chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honors Society, recently inducted new members into the organization at its annual Induction Ceremony on January 20.
  • Criminal Justice Student Organization CeaseFire/Cure Violence Event

    March 11 | Maguire Hall, Rm 240 | 7 p.m. - The Loyola Criminal Justice Student Organization will host a discussion with Tio Hardiman, Director of Chicago CeaseFire/Cure Violence.
  • Indignities of Order Maintenance: Children, Law, and the Police

    April 11, the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology will co-sponsor a juvenile justice colloquium examining how interactions with police shape juveniles' understandings of the law.
  • CJC Charity Drive for Free the Girls

    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.
  • Profile

    Accepted to PhD Program at UC - Irvine

    Michelle Mioduszewski (MA '13, Criminal Justice and Criminology) has been accepted into the PhD program in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine.
  • CJC Student Award Winners!

    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.
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    Student Profile

    As the president of the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Student Organization, Morgan McGuirk is preparing for success after graduation.
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    Student Profile

    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.
  • Brain Matters: Neuroscience in Criminal Law and Policy Colloquium.

    On September 26, 2013 the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology will co-sponsor a colloquium that considers the increasing role of neuroscience in the criminal justice process.
  • Defending Gideon

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, The Constitution Project produced a video documenting the case and its impact on the American criminal justice system.
  • Criminal Justice Student's Organization

    The Loyola Criminal Justice Students' Organization (CJO) is a great way to stay connected to other CJC students. Find out how to get involved!
  • Assistant Professor Gipsy Escobar Receives Grant to Study Gender Differences in School Discipline

    Dr. Escobar, in collaboration with Dr. Pamela Fenning, Professor in the School of Education, received an Loyola's Multi-Disciplinary Grant to study the effects of discipline referrals during the freshman year in high school on undesirable outcomes.
  • Assistant Professor Gipsy Escobar Receives Award for Research on Homicides in Colombia

    The Homicide Research Working Group awarded Dr. Escobar the 2013 Richard Block Award which recognizes outstanding research on homicide and lethal violence.
  • Symposium: Jail Reform - Final Frontier for Correctional Reform

    May 2, 2:00-4:30pm - Corboy Law Center, Ceremonial Courtroom (10th Fl.). Featuring Dr. Michael Jacobson - former Director of the Vera Institute of Justice, former NYC Correction Commissioner, current Director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance.
  • 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.
  • Stateville Prison Tour

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