Undergraduate senior Mary Velazquez was recently selected as the recipient of the 2023-2024 Fulbright scholarship to earn a Master of Arts in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK.
Professor O'Neill publishes book, Assessing Writing to Support Learning: Turning Accountability Inside Out, in January 2023
The grant will provide funds to research the quantitative literacy of engineering students with the ultimate goal of helping educators prepare students for success in college engineering programs.
Writing Center Research Fellows Quigley '22 and Veras '24 presented projects at the 2022 MAWCA Conference, hosted at the University of Maryland College Park.
Ed Ashton '91 talks to current students about publishing, sci-fi writing, and the upcoming film adaptation of his novel, Mickey7, set to star Robert Pattinson.
Lisa Zimmerelli, Craig Medvecky, and former Writing faculty Allen Brizee delivered a panel presentation, titled “Sustained Community Writing through the Engaged Department Model”, at the 2021 Conference on Community Writing, an event run by the Coalition for Community Writing, Boulder, CO, and hosted at The George Washington University, Washington DC.
Lisa Zimmerelli's essay, "When They Were Boys and When They Were Girls: Constructions of Gender in Progressive-Era American Conduct Biography" was recently published in the volume, Feminist Circulations: Rhetorical Explorations across History and Geography (2021), edited by Jessica Enoch, Danielle Griffin, and Karen Nelson.
Tiya Miles, our most recent Modern Masters Reading Series guest, won the 2021 National Book Award for nonfiction for her book All She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, A Black Family Keepsake. Miles received this award on November 17, within weeks of her visit to Loyola.
Andrea Leary, Ph.D., Laurence Ross, and Cara Kossuth ’22 delivered a panel presentation, titled Dethroning the Royal “We”: Empowering Community Voices, at the 2021 Conference on Community Writing, an event run by the Coalition for Community Writing, Boulder, CO, and hosted at The George Washington University, Washington DC.
Lucas Southworth’s short story “The Crying Room,” has been awarded a prestigious Pushcart Prize and will be included alongside other winners in the 2022 Pushcart Anthology: Best of the Small Presses.
Helen Hofling’s series of visual poetry “ARMORY” wins of Arts & Letters’ 2021 Unclassifiable Contest, as judged by Michael Martone.
During the fall 2020 semester, 17 students in Dr. Andrea Leary’s Gendered Rhetoric class had the opportunity to offer a service of presence and beautifully written biographies to 17 female residents at Oak Crest Senior Living Community. Read more ....
Kaitlin Quigley, the 2021-22 Writing Center Research Fellow, recently received funding for her project, “A Longitudinal Approach to Undergraduate Writers and the Impact of Self-Efficacy,” from the Center for the Humanities. The grant will fund stipends for the participants of the study, which aims to be underway by mid-October. Read more ...
This spring writing major, Lily Gretz ('21) received 1st prize at the Loyola Research Colloquium for her 2-year research project exploring linguistic diversity at Loyola. Read more....
Travel Writing (WR355) is an online course open exclusively to students who are studying abroad. The goal of this class is for students to learn different forms of travel writing, while also delving into the history, culture, and traditions of their host country and city.
Dec 2020 - Loyola Associate Professor of Writing, Martin Camper, and Loyola alum Zach Fechter, '18, are the recipients of the American Forensic Association's 2020 Daniel Rohrer Memorial Outstanding Research Award
Dec 2020 - Loyola Associate Professor of Writing, Lisa Zimmerelli, and Patricia Bizzell release new book titled "Nineteenth-Century American Activist Rhetorics."
Nov 2020 - Associate Professor Martin Camper, Ph.D., publishes article "A Theory of Fan-Type Dissociation" in Philosophy and Rhetoric
July 2020 - Professor Ron Tanner has enjoyed success as an essayist, a novelist, and a writer of short fiction. Across these genres, he has displayed a distinctive voice that is wry, compassionate, and learned, deeply attuned to the delights and oddities of American culture.
July 2020 - Associate Professor Martin Camper, Ph.D., publishes article, "Rewriting the Bible: Rhetorical Appeals to the Original Languages in Protestant Preaching" in Journal of Communication and Religion.
Oct 2019 - Dr. Allen Brizee, Associate Professor of Writing, publishes article in the peer-reviewed Journal of Technical Writing and Communication.
June 2019 - Dr. Allen Brizee publishes article in the peer-reviewed Journal of Technical Writing and Communication.
April 2019 - Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold is awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction shortly after reading at Loyola’s Modern Masters Reading Series.
April 2019 - Loyola Alum Joseph J. Capista read poems from his award-winning debut collection, Intrusive Beauty, in the Modern Masters Reading Series.
2019 - Dr. Allen Brizee, Associate Professor of Writing, has been appointed Faculty Director for Community-Engaged Learning and Scholarship in Loyola's Center for Community, Service, and Justice.
2018 - Following graduation, Ikechukwu Sharpe, '18, went to work for Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles, CA.
2017 - Blake Lubinski, '17, receives scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in writing, rhetoric and technical communication at James Madison University
Okpali received a scholarship to The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University where she will pursue a concentration in global energy & environment policy.