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The unlikely journey of the Loyola Chicago Ramblers put Catholic education and sports in the spotlight during March Madness.  The team’s Final Four run became about more than just rebounds and three-pointers.  It put the school, its high-achieving student-athletes and its Jesuit/Ignatian tradition center stage.

In an article published by America, Michael P. Murphy, director of the Hank Center at Loyola University Chicago, outlines the Jesuit university’s approach to living and learning and examines whether Jesuit colleges and universities can utilize athletics as an extension of the classroom to extol the values of faith, reason and justice.

Read the article here.

Submitted by: College Communications