Memoir illustrates the healing power of solitude

English professor Howard Axelrod spent two years living alone in the Vermont woods. He’s now using the lessons he learned there to teach his students at Loyola.

Stritch students advocate for DACA program

Stritch School of Medicine students Zarna Patel and Aaima Sayed met with members of Congress in February to advocate for fellow DACA students.

Lessons learned from a reptile researcher

Senior Judy Kyrkos is at home in a laboratory and passionate about dead reptiles in jars. The reptiles are part of her research on climate change and its effect on lizards.

Register now for Black Lives Matter Conference

On April 1 Loyola will host its second Black Lives Matter Conference. This year’s theme is ”No Justice, No Peace: Mobilization, Empowerment, and Healing Moving Forward.“

Panelists discuss free speech, state of the news

A veteran journalist, faculty members, and the editor of Loyola’s student newspaper discussed the media and the First Amendment at a March 21 panel discussion in the Damen Den.

Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, Appointed Dean of the Stritch School of Medicine

Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, has been named dean of the Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein, who comes to Loyola from Brandeis University, will start here in May.

Goutham M. Menon, PhD, Appointed Dean of the School of Social Work

Goutham M. Menon, PhD, has been named the dean of the School of Social Work, effective July 1, 2017. He comes to Loyola from the University of Nevada-Reno, where he serves as director of the School of Social Work.

Training mentors, changing lives

Loyola’s Saving Lives, Inspiring Youth program teaches high schoolers how to help middle school students—and it’s having a positive effect on everyone.

Quinlan Ramble hits New York

Sixteen undergraduate students spent their spring break visiting leading companies in New York City during the fourth annual Quinlan Ramble.

Michael Kaufman, JD, named dean of the School of Law

Michael J. Kaufman, JD, a member of the Loyola law faculty since 1986, has been appointed as the dean of the School of Law. His appointment is effective today, March 13, 2017.

A top Peace Corps producer

Loyola comes in at No. 14 on the organization’s annual list of top volunteer-producing schools.

Loyola names new senior vice president for advancement

Damon Cates, EdD, was named the new senior vice president for advancement at Loyola University Chicago on Thursday. Cates will start work on May 1.

Quinlan grad launches career at innovative agency

Recent graduate Peter Archibald, BBA ’16, launched his career with the hands-on support of his Quinlan instructors and the practical skills he gained in the classroom.

Quick—explain your thesis

Meet the Loyola graduate students who took top honors in this year’s 3-Minute Thesis competition on the Lake Shore Campus in February.

Alum earns national education award

Harry Rossi (EdD ’85) recently received the Distinguished Service Award, a national honor given to administrators who have made a major impact in the field of education.

Two Ramblers named to all-academic team

Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson have been named to the 2017 MVC Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete First Team, making Loyola the only school with two players on the starting roster.

An exercise in service

See how the Introduction to Exercise Physiology service-learning course connects Loyola students with CPS physical education and health teachers.

Arch Madness is here

The No. 5 seed Ramblers take on No. 4 Southern Illinois on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals of this year’s MVC Tournament.

Come send the Ramblers off in style

Cheer on the men’s basketball team at a noon rally Wednesday in the Damen Student Center before they off to the Missouri Valley Conference Championship in St. Louis.

Loyola adds more diversity to Core Curriculum

Beginning in fall 2017, students will have more options to choose from in the Core Curriculum—all designed to allow them to broaden their understanding of the world as a whole.