Continuing and Professional Studies: One alumna discusses what drew her to Loyola

Vannessa Brown, VP, Business Operations at GForce Staffing Services, is a recent graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

“Put yourself out there”

Three recent alums share their Loyola Experience: from Welcome Week to graduation and every adventure in between From Welcome Week to graduation to what’s next, three recent alums share their Loyola Experience

New to Loyola: Carla Simonini, PhD, on the start of the Italian American studies program

Leading Italian American studies scholar Carla Simonini, PhD, has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies

Creating safer communities: A long career in service continues at Loyola

3L Pete Kalenik is earning a joint degree in law and public policy while balancing a full-time workload as a Chicago police officer and paratrooper in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Why this alum wants legislators to give a nurse a call—before they vote

She recently met an Illinois representative who solely consults physicians with questions about health care legislation.

The right way

Men's basketball coach, Porter Moser, gave incoming Quinlan students his advice for building a strong culture

Fourth-year med student Cheyanne Silver captures physician burnout in her art exhibit

At least 42 percent of physicians report feeling burnout, according to a recent survey.

Meet the Loyola alum helping taxi drivers navigate loan debt

“Now anyone can become a driver,” said Furqan Mohammed (BA ’08, JD ’12), who quit his job as a commercial litigator at a major Chicago law firm to help these small business owners who were at risk of losing everything.

Loyola alumna and Elgin's new police chief on her decades-long career in law enforcement

In addition to a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Illinois State University, she has completed a master’s degree in criminal justice administration from Loyola University Chicago and is working on a second master’s through the Center For Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, Calif.

Outgoing classes

How high schools and Arrupe College are working to give Chicago students another option

Tahera Rahman on becoming the first Muslim woman to wear a hijab on broadcast news

When I was an intern at the Chicago bureau of CBS Evening News, my producer asked me, “If you get your dream job offer and they ask you to take off your hijab, would you be willing to?”

Dermatology department spreads the word about skin care and skin cancer prevention

That was the message that the Stritch School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology wanted to convey during a special presentation about skin care and skin cancer prevention.

Meet Cindy Blackstock, an advocate for child protection and indigenous children’s rights

“At some point, every one of us will come across an opportunity to be part of something bigger than ourselves,” says Blackstock.

The Step Ahead

Before Commencement, three Arrupe College alumni discuss how the school made an impact

Professor Kayhan Parsi on his students' success and Loyola's online bioethics program

Ask Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD, to reflect on the proudest moment of his career working in bioethics and he won’t cite his own publications or accolades.

Women in STEM at Loyola: Meet just two of tomorrow's leaders

Loyola recently ranked seventh for graduating the highest share of female STEM students in the country.

Divert It!

For the third year in a row, Loyola rocks Lolla with its annual composting and recycling efforts.

SOAR on campus

Loyola students are making the University safer for nature's cross-continental flyers

The Top 10

Find out why Loyola was named among the most eco-friendly schools in the country.

Their green careers

Six alums show how they put their environmental science degrees to work.