Loyola University Chicago School of Law Establishes Professorship to Strengthen Faculty Research Initiatives that Promote Access to Justice
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law named six distinguished legal scholars who are experts in their fields as Georgia Reithal Professors of Law. The inaugural professorships were established through a generous bequest left by Illinois attorney and Loyola School of Law alumna Georgia J. Reithal (JD ’78) to support and further develop impactful research and scholarship that promote and enhance access to justice.
Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability Hosts Fifth Annual Climate Change Conference
This March, Loyola University Chicago’s fifth annual Climate Change Conference will reflect upon Gina McCarthy’s statement that climate change is a key driver for public health concerns. The conference, Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges, will feature scholarly discussions from academics, climate change experts, physicians, and public health advocates surrounding current environmental issues. Panelists will discuss major climate change topics, such as catastrophic weather events, the U.S. federal government’s lack of commitment to the Paris Agreement, and the increasing prevalence of climate refugees.
Loyola Appoints Italian Scholar to Paul and Ann Rubino Endowed Professorship in Italian American Studies
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Tasha Neumeister Communication Manager 773.508.2821 tneumeister@luc.edu Loyola Appoints Italian Scholar to Paul and Ann Rubino Endowed Professorship in Italian American Studies Carla Simonini Will Build a Premier Italian American Studies Program within the University’s Largest School CHICAGO, March 7, 2018—Leading Italian American studies scholar Carla Simonini, PhD, has been named the […]
Loyola University Chicago’s Fifth Annual Climate Change Conference Focuses on Climate Change as a Driver for Public Health Issues in the 21st Century
Loyola University Chicago will host its fifth annual conference on climate change from Thursday, March 15, through Friday, March 16, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. This year’s conference, "Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges," will include panelists who are leaders in the U.S. and abroad in climate change and public health advocacy. These proponents of climate change solutions will discuss a variety of relevant issues, from furthering the U.S. commitment to the Paris Agreement to the overwhelming growth of climate refugees throughout the world.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Social Work to Offer Inaugural Online Bilingual Master’s Program
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Social Work will launch an entirely online Master of Social Work (MSW), Bilingual Spanish, program next fall. This program, the first of its kind in the country, seeks to enhance the knowledge, values, and skills of students who have a passion to work with vulnerable and marginalized communities.
Forty-Five CEOs and Leaders to Discuss “Leading for Good” at Loyola University Chicago Conference
At Loyola University Chicago's sold-out “Leading for Good” conference, leaders will discuss how to create significant, positive change on pressing social challenges—from poverty to climate change—through their businesses and organizations.
Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Jennifer Pritzker Honors Her Mother with $10 Million Gift to Support Scholarships and Programs at Loyola University Chicago
Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker IL ARNG (Retired), through the TAWANI Foundation, has committed $10 million to Loyola University Chicago in honor of her mother, Audrey G. Ratner, an educator, philanthropist, and fellow Loyola alumna.
Audrey G. Ratner Biography
Audrey G. Ratner graduated with honors from Loyola University of Chicago in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in education. Ratner is a lifelong champion and supporter of access to education. She has provided generous financial support to student scholarships and the School of Education at Loyola.
Loyola University Chicago’s Hank Center Celebrates Award-Winning Author George Saunders with a Day of Presentations and an Inspired Evening Event
Loyola University Chicago’s Hank Center is hosting a day-long conference highlighting George Saunders’s writings, culminating in an unexpected evening with the author.
Experts Available to Discuss the Winter Games in PyeongChang
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