As an assistant professor in the psychology department at Loyola, Wakefield is researching how we learn through different types of movement experiences: namely, “actions” and “gestures.” She distinguishes between the two by defining actions as things we do that physically manipulate the world, and a gesture as something that can represent information, but not actually manipulate the world.
Loyola fell in placement because six other universities scored at 49 and technically tied for 98th place — Auburn University, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of New Hampshire, University of Oregon, University of South Carolina and University of Tennessee.
The late-morning ceremony took place in Dumbach Hall to honor Rev. Henry J. Dumbach, S.J., who established the academy’s building.
Loyola’s nursing program is recognized as one of the best. In 2017, College Factual ranked the university 25th out of 508 nationally. Niche ranked Loyola second in the state of Illinois. There is roughly 165 first-year students admitted to Loyola’s nursing program every year.
At Loyola, there were 76 reports of gender-based misconduct on campus during the fall 2016 semester, up from 49 the year before.
Loyola’s biggest first-year class yet — nearly 2,700 students — led to concerns before the start of the semester that there would be insufficient student housing. Now, some students are unhappy with their on-campus living situations.
Loyola’s Campus Safety installed new lockdown hardware across its campuses, placing it in classrooms and meeting rooms that students and staff were unable to lock from the inside before. Installing the new technology was simply …
Loyola’s Department of Residence Life implemented its partnership Aug. 26 with Comcast Xfinity on Campus. The new television service replaced the previous cable boxes, which were included in every dorm as a part of the …