Loyola University Maryland

Spotlight Events

Spotlight Events

Collage of campus events images including the Chimes, biology events, and Light City

Friday, September 28 - Sunday, September 30, 2018

Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Parents and families of current Loyola students are invited back to campus to join students, faculty and staff in a three-day event. 

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Big Dig III

Big Dig

Join us on Saturday, September 29, from 1 – 4 p.m. for our parents weekend event, The Big Dig III, presented by Loyola’s Center for the Humanities. The celebration will feature the annual Nachbahr address by Loyola professor Thomas Ward, Ph.D. and Loyola student summer research presentations.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series

Howard Zehr

Loyola welcomes Howard Zehr for his lecture "The Call of Service: a Restorative Vision to Sustain Us" Widely known as "the grandfather of restorative justice," Howard Zehr is Distinguished Professor of Restorative Justice at Eastern Mennonite University's Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. He will speak with us about the importance of a restorative vision.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Green & Grey Alumni Speaker Series

Green & Grey Alumni Speaker Series

Scholar and Loyola graduate KerryAnn O’Meara, Ph.D., will deliver the next lecture in Loyola University Maryland’s Green & Grey Alumni Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the 4th Floor Program Room. She will speak to the lasting gifts of her Jesuit education—gifts which, she says, act as “light in dark places” and inspire her life as a social scientist studying higher education, and as a mentor, parent, partner, and friend.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Eva Kor Lecture

Eva Kor Liberation Photo

Loyola University Maryland welcomes Eva Mozes Kor, Holocaust survivor, forgiveness advocate and founder of CANDLES, to give a lecture on Friday, Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall. Kor, a community leader and champion of human rights, is one of the few surviving twins still sharing her personal account of the medical experiments supervised by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. 

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Art of Leadership Conference

Art of Leadership Conference

Join us for the Art of Leadership Conference on Friday, October 26, 2018. During this one-day conference, learn how proven leaders respond to challenges, are culturally responsive, maintain a safe environment, and create the conditions for students to thrive in diverse school settings.

Visit the Art of Leadership Conference Website

Friday, October 26 - Sunday, October 28, 2018



Loyola’s first University-wide Homecoming will welcome all Greyhounds past and present for a community gathering of pride and connection. The Loyola family is invited to save the date for a fall weekend to be filled with great on-campus activities for students and alumni that will celebrate the Loyola experience.  

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Grand Seminar

Grand Seminar

Loyola University Maryland’s academic division of natural and applied sciences presents the 2018-19 Grand Seminar featuring Peter Lu, Ph.D., a physics research fellow in the Department of Physics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall.  

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Jerome S. Cardin Lecture

Cardin Lecture

Loyola welcomes Adam Gopnik, award-winning writer for The New Yorker, for the Jerome S. Cardin Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at 6 p.m. in McGuire Hall. A Kosher reception will follow the lecture. Gopnik’s lecture is titled "Believing Without Belief, Spirituality Without Team Spirit: Thinking about Tolerance in the Twenty-First Century."

Visit the Jerome S. Cardin Lecture Website

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Shades of Resilience Conference

Shades of Resilience Conference

The Shades of Resilience: Mental Health in Communities of Color Conference is designed to be an educational and informative one day conference. This program will focus on exploring mental health stigma in communities of color, identifying potential careers in the mental health field, and navigating self care as a person of color.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The DeFrancis Lecture

Defrancis Lecture

Join us on Tuesday, November 6 at 6 p.m. for the DeFrancis Lecture with speaker and vice president of marketing for the Baltimore Ravens, Brad Downs. The lecture will focus on brand and fan engagement and Downs will discuss some of the ways the Ravens have utilized their brand and other experiential marketing initiatives to engage with fans and grow the Ravens fanbase.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture

Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture

Loyola welcomes Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, gold medal Olympic gymnast, for the 28th annual Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture. The lecture, “Girl on Fire: A Conversation with Gabby Douglas,” is a question and answer session moderated by Loyola’s assistant vice president and director of athletics, Donna Woodruff. Douglas will answer questions fielded through community participation prior to the event.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series

William Julius Wilson

Loyola welcomes William Julius Wilson for his lecture "Race Relations in the Age of Trump". Wilson, a renowned sociologist and the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, will address the structural roots of urban poverty and current race relations.

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Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 16, 2019

Cosmos and Creation Conference


Loyola welcomes keynote speaker Robert Bishop for his lectures "A Trinitarian Doctrine of Creation and Science". Dr. Bishop's research involves history and philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of social science, philosophy of mind and psychology, and metaphysics. He is particularly interested in chaos and complex systems and their philosophical implications.

Visit the Cosmos and Creation Website