Colleen Newquist Named Loyola University Chicago Vice President for Marketing and Communication

Colleen Newquist has been appointed Vice President for Marketing and Communication at Loyola University Chicago, effective January 1. Newquist joins Loyola after a distinguished 25-year career at the University of Chicago, where she was integral to the launch of that university's comprehensive, multi-billion-dollar campaign.

Loyola University Chicago Study Suggests a Way to Stop HIV in its Tracks

When HIV-1 infects an immune cell, the virus travels to the nucleus so quickly there's not enough time to set off the cell's alarm system. Now, a Loyola University Chicago study has discovered the protein that helps the virus travel so fast. Researchers found that without this protein, the virus became stranded in the cytoplasm, where it was detected by the viral defense system. (The cytoplasm is the portion of the cell outside the nucleus.) 

Loyola University Chicago to Launch Legal Center for Social Justice

Communities in need of critical legal services in such areas as health care, education, and criminal justice will benefit from a new center at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Curt Rodin (JD ’75) and his wife, Linda Rodin.

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine Names Senior and Junior Scientists of the Year

Mashkoor Choudhry, MPhil, PhD, professor in the Department of Surgery and Francis Alonzo, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immuniology were named Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Senior and Junior Scientists of the Year, respectively.

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich Receives Sword of Loyola at 67th Annual Stritch School of Medicine Awards Dinner

Loyola University Chicago bestowed its highest honor to Cardinal Blase J. Cupich at the Stritch School of Medicine 67th Annual Awards Dinner on November 18 at the Hilton in downtown Chicago.