Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Stritch School of Medicine Dean

Loyola University Chicago announces the appointment of Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, as dean of the Stritch School of Medicine following an extensive national search. Goldstein, who officially joins the University on May 1, has nearly 30 years of experience in health sciences research, medical education, and higher education administration.

Loyola University Chicago Appoints New School of Social Work Dean

Loyola University Chicago announces the appointment of Goutham M. Menon, PhD, as dean of the School of Social Work following an extensive national search. Menon, who officially joins the University on July 1, has more than 25 years of experience in social work as a leader, educator, and practitioner.

Loyola University Chicago Hosts Fourth Annual Climate Change Conference

Loyola University Chicago is hosting its fourth annual Climate Change Conference. This year’s conference, “Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home,” features case studies on topics including the Flint water state of emergency and Standing Rock and larger conversations surrounding corporate sustainability and visions for a just and sustainable future. The Institute of Environmental Sustainability, along with the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund, will host the event.

Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Dean of School of Law

Loyola University Chicago has announced the appointment of Michael J. Kaufman, JD, as dean of the School of Law following an extensive national search. Kaufman has been a member of the Loyola law faculty since 1986 and served as the School of Law’s associate dean for academic affairs from 2005 until July 2016 when he assumed the role of interim dean. His appointment as dean is effective today.

Loyola University Chicago’s Fourth Annual Climate Change Conference to Focus on Climate Justice Case Studies

Loyola University Chicago will host its fourth annual conference on climate change March 16–17 at its Lake Shore Campus. “Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home” will feature speakers with direct experience on the front lines of environmental justice initiatives, including Mary Robinson, past president of Ireland and internationally known human rights activist, and Tokata Iron Eyes, a Lakota Sioux youth leader credited with initiating the recent grassroots movement opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

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