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Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries, to receive Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J.

Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 172nd University commencement ceremony on May 21 (Sunday).

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Tuberculosis: The disease of antiquity

Author: Jessica Sieff

Jeff Schorey

With grants from the National Institutes of Health, Jeff Schorey’s lab studies the relationship between mycobacteria, the causative agent of TB, and macrophages, cells of the immune system, which can fall victim to the TB pathogen when infected. 

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