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Loyola students acquire the knowledge, experience, and skills to make a living. More importantly, our students leave here having learned how to make a life. They graduate ready for everything they are about to face—today, tomorrow, and 20 years from now. More than ready. Loyola Ready.

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Women in STEM at Loyola University

Women in STEM find a strong support system at Loyola—from female faculty leaders and fellow students to mentorship, clubs, and initiatives ...

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Loyola students create award-winning platform to assist small businesses in Baltimore

Student-created Equalyze platform connects students with local businesses to give them real world experience in helping grow small ...

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What it means to be Loyola Ready

Loyola provides myriad resources and real-world opportunities to prepare students for their careers and lives after graduation.

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Career Preparation

Academics Outside the Classroom

Loyola provides opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable real-world experience through internships, ...

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Career Preparation

Finding Your Purpose and Your Passion at Loyola

Loyola's motto, Strong Truths Well Lived, encourages students to connect their passions to pathways and develop the skills and experience ...

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Career Services

Loyola Connect

Discover Loyola’s online platform where students and alumni network, connect, and receive and provide guidance and mentorship.

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Service-Learning at Loyola

Service-learning integrates community service with academic coursework, providing students with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and ...

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Innovation at Loyola University Maryland

Loyola faculty and students are actively engaged in a movement focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and design thinking.

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Loyola’s Baltipreneurs Accelerator helps entrepreneurial student grow jewelry business

Loyola student Maria Jaeckel advances her jewelry business, Blue Bone Jewelry LLC, with support from Loyola and Baltipreneurs Accelerator

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The importance of internships during college

Internships during college can round out your skills and prepare you for a successful career, as demonstrated by Loyola students

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The power of relationships

A communication major shares her experience interning with a public relations and marketing firm in downtown Baltimore.

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Honors Program

Sellinger Scholars

The Sellinger Scholars program is a business honors program that fosters leadership development and prepares students to lead and serve in ...

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Faculty Mentorship

Philosophy professor creates gift-giving app with help of student business team

Loyola student shares her experience launching GFTD app with its creator, her faculty mentor

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Course Snapshot

Intro to Book Publishing

In Loyola’s Intro to Book Publishing course, students learn the book publishing process and collaborate with Apprentice House, a ...

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The Loyola Difference

Loyola Ready

Jesuit education acquired at Loyola University Maryland best prepares students for academic achievement, the new world of work, and a ...

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Loyola Ready

8 important life lessons I learned at Loyola

A recent grad shares how her Loyola experience has prepared her for life. All of it.

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Course Snapshot

Exploring IS 360: Management of Global IT

Students embark on a 10-day immersion program to study abroad Ireland to learn more about global information technology through site visits ...

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Career Services

Connections. Confidence. Career Architecture.

The Rizzo Career Center at Loyola University Maryland supports Greyhounds in discerning fulfilling careers and prepares them to achieve ...

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Course Snapshot

Exploring Biology 101: Introduction to Forensic Science

Learn about the field of forensics and acquire the lab techniques needed to conduct crime scene investigations.

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Academic Opportunities

Apprentice House

The first student-run publishing house in the country provides Loyola students industry experience.

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From the classroom to the coast

A student shares his experience as an intern with the National Aquarium in Baltimore—and how it shaped his academic path and career goals.

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Academic Opportunities

Learning beyond the classroom with PRSSA

Students share insights from the international Public Relations Student Society of America conference in San Diego.

Loyola Graduate Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D.
Alumni Spotlight

Loyola’s Jesuit liberal arts education uniquely prepares mental health therapists

Alumni share how their Loyola experiences led them to careers at the Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative in Towson.

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Course Snapshot

Creativity that leads to change

Design thinking course helps student entrepreneurs bring ideas to life.

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Field Experience

Broader horizons

Overseas trips open the world of study abroad to MBA students.

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Field Experience

Ten years later, the sky’s the limit

GreyComm Studios offers real-world experience in television production and broadcasting.

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1460 days at Loyola

Journey through the 1460 days of a typical Loyola student and see how their experiences lead them to be Loyola Ready.

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Field Experience

Finding life-changing work in a local elementary school

Connecting passions to pathways changed the course of a student's academic path, career goals, and life.

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Loyola Ready

7 things I wish I knew on graduation day

A recent grad reflects on the ways her education and experience made her Loyola Ready for whatever the future holds.

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Beyond the classroom

Adobe MAX Creativity Conference

Loyola students get the opportunity to attend Adobe MAX-The Creativity Conference, where they reflect on their passions and find focus in ...

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Effecting change, one story at a time

Margaret Wroblewski, ’17, honed her passion for photography while at Loyola. Today she is working to stop assault through the power of ...

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“I felt more prepared than anyone else.”

TJ Kelly, ’13, credits his Loyola education to his success in his career in media strategy.

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From Evergreen to the NFL

As a student, Jay O’Brien, ’05, interned for the Baltimore Ravens. Today he’s the team’s VP of Broadcasting and Gameday Productions.

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People matter. So do people skills.

As a biopsychology major, Chandler Zolliecoffer, ’15, conducted research that has led her to pursue her Ph.D. at the University of ...