The escalating tension and violence in Nicaragua are threatening—and, in fact, taking—the lives of those who are speaking out against their government. The violent suppression of non-violent demonstrators is abhorrent. As compassionate, civically engaged residents of our world, we must consider our role in working for justice.
More than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students received degrees at Loyola University Maryland’s 166th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore. The Commencement address at this year’s ceremony was delivered by health care businessman and philanthropist Miguel “Mike” Fernandez, founder of MBF Healthcare Partners and author of Humbled by the Journey: Life Lessons for my Family…and Yours.