Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

The Plant

The Plant seminar, Fall 2014

CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall & spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 417. Loyola faculty, students, staff, community members, and guests are welcome.

These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, and community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences with community-based initiatives and/or relevant research. Please note: Unavoidable changes may be necessary. Call 773.508.8521 to confirm specific presentations.

View Past Seminars

Spring 2017

DateTopicPresenter
January 27 Higher Education: Collateral Damage in the Budget Battle Center for Tax and Budget Accountability 

*Co-sponsored with the Office of the Provost*

9am-11am, Kasbeer Hall - 15th Floor, Corboy Law Center, 15 E. Pearson, Chicago, IL 60611
For More Information and to Register: CLICK HERE

February 3 Accountability vs. Responsiveness: Trade-offs in the Realm of Social Services Steve Redfield, Chief Program Officer, Inspiration Corporation
February 10 Building Policy-Oriented Research Capacity within Organizations Serving Women and Girls Christine George, Associate Research Professor, CURL, LUC, and Gina Spitz, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CURL, LUC
February 17 Cross Age Peer Mentoring: Building Resilience in the Midst of Severe Disadvantage Maryse Richards, Professor, Department of Psychology, LUC and Katherine Tyson, Professor, School of Social Work, LUC
February 24 Living Under Lake Shore Drive: A Systems Approach to Addressing Street Homelessness Peter Toepfer, Executive Director, Center for Housing and Health
March 3 No Seminar  
March 10 No Seminar - Spring Break  
March 17 Coming Together: Evaluating a Collective Health Impact Initiative in Humboldt Park Amy Bohnert, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, LUC
March 24 Knowledge to Build On: Collecting and Sharing Social Sector Research Gabriela Fitz, Director of Knowledge Management Initiatives and Lisa Brooks, Director of Knowledge Management Systems at Issue Lab
March 31 Building Senior Power for Social Justice Lori Clark, Executive Director, Brock Grosso, Housing Justice Organizer and Kelly Viselman, Senior Housing Justice Organizer, Jane Addams Senior Caucus
April 7 Strengthening Neighborhood Public Education: The Senn High School/Loyola University Partnership Jon SchmidtClinical Assistant Professor, Senn/Loyola Partnership Coordinator, School of Education, LUC
April 14  No Seminar - Easter Break  
April 21 The Influence of Defendant and Community Characteristics on the Sentences Imposed on Convicted Felons in Illinois David OlsonProfessor, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, LUC; and Don StemenAssociate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology; Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, and Practice, LUC