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January 27, 2015

The Virgin and Child statue

Art history students uncover statue’s origin

For years, a statue of Mary and baby Jesus was hidden in plain view in the Loyola/Notre Dame Library, waiting to be rediscovered.

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January 23, 2015

Loyola selected to participate in NSF-funded Pathways to Innovation Program

Loyola University Maryland is one of 25 U.S. colleges and universities selected to participate in the 2015 Pathways to Innovation Program, a national initiative designed to help institutions fully incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into undergraduate engineering education.

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January 12, 2015

Harsha Desai Loyola University Maryland

Loyola celebrates life of Harsha Desai, Ph.D., “a truly global faculty member” in the Sellinger School for more than 30 years

Over the course of an international career that spanned five decades, Harsha Desai, Ph.D., was revered for his leadership as an educator and business strategist who recognized the entrepreneurial spirit could drive positive social change. Desai, a professor of management at Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management, died Sunday, Jan. 11, in Baltimore. He was 71.

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January 9, 2015

Kiplinger’s names Loyola one of “Best College Values” for 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, Loyola University Maryland has been named one of the nation’s best values in higher education by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

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January 6, 2015

Kathleen Getz Loyola University Maryland

Kathleen A. Getz, Ph.D., named Sellinger School of Business and Management dean

Loyola University Maryland has named Kathleen A. Getz, Ph.D., the next dean of the Rev. Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., School of Business and Management. Getz, who served as dean of the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago from 2011 through December 2014, is currently on a research sabbatical leave as professor of management there.

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January 5, 2015

Bishop Soane Patita Paini Mafi

Soane Patita Paini Mafi, M.S. ’00, nominated to College of Cardinals

Loyola University Maryland alumnus Soane Patita Paini Mafi has been nominated by Pope Francis to the Catholic Church’s College of Cardinals.

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December 29, 2014

Loyola mourns Colleen Zirkle, '16

With heavy hearts, the Loyola University Maryland community is mourning the loss of Colleen Zirkle, ’16, who died in a weather-related car accident in Colorado on Dec. 26. She was 20 years old.

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December 19, 2014

Amanda Thomas Loyola University Maryland

Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., named dean of Loyola College of Arts and Sciences

Loyola University Maryland has named Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., the next dean of Loyola College, the University’s school of arts and sciences. Thomas is currently dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University and previously served as a member of Loyola University Maryland’s faculty and administration for more than 20 years. She assumes her new role at Loyola on July 1, 2015.

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December 18, 2014

Melissa Girard Loyola University Maryland

Assistant professor of English wins $50K National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship

Melissa Girard, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Loyola University Maryland, has been awarded a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund her work on a book manuscript about the contributions 1920s and ’30s women poets made to modern poetry and the field of literary studies.

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December 10, 2014

Call for nominations: Loyola’s 2015 Literacy Leader and Educator of the Year awards

Nominations for Loyola University Maryland’s 2015 Literacy Leader and Educator of the Year are now open, and will remain open until Jan. 31, 2015.

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