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Celebrating 50 Years of Women at Loyola


Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

Decorative badge for 50 Years of Women's Athletics at Loyola eventCelebrating 50 Years of Loyola Women's Athletics

Loyola Athletics will welcome back several alumni to participate in a panel discussion – "How It Started, How It's Going" – which will focus on areas of women's athletics at the school over the last five decades.

Learn more and register for the Women's Athletics panel discussion

Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022

Two hands gripping red strips of tape, carelessly arranged like jail cell bars, with black and white images of American architectural symbols and a redlining mapMartin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

“The New Jim Crow: An Evening with Michelle Alexander” convocation will offer new perspectives while discussing Alexander's critically acclaimed bestseller, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, which examines racial injustice in the modern legal system and calls us all to action for improved human rights in America.

Learn more and register at the MLK Convocation website

Past Events

Dr. Bahar Jalali (History), Oghentoja Okoh, Janine Holc, Mary Kate Schneider together on a Zoom meeting in discussionReclaiming Afghan Identity Amid Taliban Restrictions on Women's Rights

Dr. Bahar Jalali (History), along with Dr. Oghentoja Okoh (History), Dr. Janine Holc (Political Science) and Dr. Mary Kate Schneider (Global Studies) engaged in critical conversation on the current situation in Afghanistan in a teach-in sponsored by the History Department, the Global Studies Program and the Political Science Department.

Watch the Teach-In on Afghan Women's Rights and Identity

Nadia Murad at a microphone with text: Hanway Lecture in Global StudiesHanway Lecture in Global Studies

Nadia Murad, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and human rights activist, delivered Loyola's 2021 Hanway Lecture on November 10, 2021.

Read more on the Hanway Lecture website

Headshot of Anisya Fritz, Proprietor and Director of marketing and Consumer Sales @Lynmar EstateGraduates Who Mean Business: A Virtual Speaker Series with Women Leaders

From Greyhounds to glass-ceiling breakers, many Sellinger School graduates are making waves in the business world—locally and around the globe. We connected with these accomplished women in a virtual, but intimate, setting where they discussed their experiences, answered questions, and provided valuable takeaways. Anisya Fritz, Proprietor and Director of marketing and Consumer Sales at Lynmar Estate, joined this series to share her reflections on The Business of Life and how her passion for people, learning, and growing infuses everything she does.

The Humanities BuildingSister Cleophas Costello Lecture

Loyola welcomed back alumna McKenzie Coan, ’18, professional swimmer, public speaker, disability advocate, and author for the 30th Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture.

Read more on the Cleophas Lecture website