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Spotlight Events

Spotlight Events

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

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Grand Seminar

Grand SeminarThis year’s Grand Seminar will feature Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology and global public health, molecular parasitologist, and virologist at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University.

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Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29, 2019

Family Weekend

Family WeekendJoin us in late September for our annual Family Weekend celebration, which includes a series of special programs, events, and activities.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Big Dig IV/Nachbahr Address

Big DigJoin us for The Big Dig IV, presented by Loyola’s Center for the Humanities. The celebration will feature Loyola student summer research presentations and the annual Nachbahr Address by Loyola professor Diane Chaffee-Sorace, Ph.D.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Cardin Lecture

Cardin LectureInternationally bestselling author, award-winning critic and essayist Daniel Mendelsohn will deliver the 2019 Jerome S. Cardin Memorial Lecture, titled, “Latkes with the Priests in Lwów: Jews and Christians, Harmony and Horror in Prewar Poland.” Delving into a rich store of family anecdote and legend, Mendelsohn will explore how relative harmony between diverse cultures and religions can devolve into tales of horror – and, sometimes, of heroism.

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Friday, October 25 - Sunday, October 27, 2019


HomecomingLoyola University Maryland welcomes all Greyhounds past and present to Evergreen for Homecoming Weekend 2019. Homecoming includes opportunities to catch up with old friends, see what’s new on campus, and join special group celebrations that will amplify the deep pride and connection of the Loyola community.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture

Sister Cleophas Costello LectureLoyola University Maryland welcomes Tarana Burke, founder of the 'me too.' Movement and a social justice activist, for the 29th Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture. Burke will speak to the origins of the ‘me too.’ Movement and the premise—that the power of empathy is key to a survivor’s healing—that it is built on. 

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Business Leader

Business LeaderLoyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management will honor Marilynn Duker, Chief Executive Officer at Brightview Senior Living, as the 2019 Business Leader of the Year. The award honors business executives who embody Loyola’s Jesuit commitment to community and service in the leadership of their organization.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and CarolsThis annual ecumenical service, rooted in the great English choral tradition, combines music and scripture readings of the Advent Christmas Season in a beautiful candle-lit setting. The Loyola University Chapel Choir and guest artists perform seasonal music from a broad range of musical styles and traditions. Gifts are also presented to representatives from local agencies to be distributed to children in the Baltimore area as part of the "Presence for Christmas" service project sponsored by Loyola’s Center for Community Service and Justice.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Humanities Symposium

Redeployment book coverPhil Klay, award-winning author of Redeployment, will deliver the 2020 Humanities Symposium keynote address. Redeployment, for which Klay won the National Book Award for fiction, was named the best book of the year by Newsweek, Time, NPR, Amazon, New York Magazine, The Washington Post Book World, The New York Times Book Review, Slate, Buzzfeed, Daily Beast, Grantland, and The Huffington Post. Klay is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Iraq's Anbar Province from January 2007 to February 2008 as a Public Affairs Officer.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020


Student at graduationLoyola's 168th Commencement Exercises will take place on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the Royal Farms Arena (201 W. Baltimore Street).

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