Alumna named new provost for HSD

Margaret Faut Callahan, PhD, who received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loyola, has been named provost of the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. Callahan will officially join Loyola on September 1.

Understanding the Pope’s encyclical

Pope Francis released his encyclical on climate change Thursday. Read what Loyola’s Nancy Tuchman, PhD, has to say about the Pope’s environmental call to action.

Students shine in marketing research contest

Five Loyola students recently took home the top two prizes in a marketing research competition—and with it, an all-expense paid trip to New York City to learn from some of the industry’s biggest players.

See photos from Alumni Weekend

Hundreds of alumni returned to campus in early June to celebrate Alumni Weekend. Scroll through our Flickr gallery to see highlights from the event.

Recent theatre grad wins Jeff Award

Although theatre major Sarah Espinoza just graduated in May, she’s already a seasoned pro. On June 8, she took home a Jeff Award in sound design for her work on The Arsonists at Chicago’s Strawdog Theatre Company.

‘Acts of Faith’ is the 2015-16 First-Year Text

Months before they arrived on campus, incoming Loyola students received their first official assignment: Read the book Acts of Faith.

School of Social Work celebrates 100 years

The 2014-15 academic year marks the School of Social Work’s 100th anniversary. Watch as alumni and faculty discuss the school’s mission and service over the past century.

Loyola alum wins Golden Apple award

A decade ago, Monica Prinz (MEd ’06) decided to change careers and go into education. Today, she’s one of the best school teachers in the Chicago area.

Wife accepts degree for late husband

Last month, Karin Swanson walked across the stage at Gentile Arena to accept the doctoral degree of her late husband, Thor Swanson, MD, who died of cancer two months before his graduation.

Stritch professor featured in New York Times

Stritch School of Medicine professor Dale Gerding, MD, is featured in the New York Times for his groundbreaking research into C. diff., a deadly bacterium that kills close to 30,000 people a year in the United States alone.

Student helps refugees adjust to life in America

Aqela Rahman, a student in Loyola’s School of Social Work, works as a refugee resettlement intern at Catholic Charities. “I loved seeing my clients adjusting to their new country and enjoying life here,” Rahman says.

The sky is no limit

Lawyer, civil rights advocate, and World War II pilot David James (PhB ’49) has made a life of breaking barriers

8 Loyola teams post perfect APR scores

Loyola’s student-athletes continue to impress in the classroom with eight Rambler programs posting perfect Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores.

11 Loyola teams post perfect APR scores

Loyola’s student-athletes continue to impress in the classroom with 11 Rambler programs posting perfect Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores of 1,000 as the NCAA released its most recent figures. Fourteen of Loyola's 15 intercollegiate athletic programs posted an APR score of 983 or higher.

Doctor pulls double duty

Dr. Pietro Tonino is the long-time team physician for the Loyola Ramblers, who won their second straight NCAA men’s volleyball championship in May. He's also the team physician for the Lewis University Flyers—the team that Loyola beat to win the title.

Watch alum Ian Brennan’s Commencement speech

Loyola alum Ian Brennan (BA ’01) wowed the crowd with his Commencement address. Brennan, who is a co-creator of the hit TV show “Glee,” packed plenty of thoughtful—and hilarious—advice into his short speech.

Ramblers advance to NCAA title match

The Loyola men’s volleyball team beat UC Irvine on Thursday in Palo Alto, Calif., to advance to its second straight NCAA Championship match. The Ramblers, who won the 2014 title, will play Saturday night for a chance to repeat as champions.

Check out our annual Commencement slideshow

We asked some of our graduates one last question before they crossed the stage: How have you been transformed by your Loyola education? See their answers—and photos—in our Commencement slideshow.

Ramblers advance to NCAA semifinals

The Loyola men’s volleyball team swept Pfeiffer in Tuesday night’s NCAA play-in game to advance to the Final Four for the third consecutive year. The Ramblers will take on second-seeded UC Irvine in the NCAA Semifinals on Thursday night.

Ramblers win MIVA, advance to NCAA tourney

After capturing its third straight Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) on Friday, the Loyola University Chicago men’s volleyball team has earned a No. 3 seed for this week’s NCAA Championship. The Ramblers will face sixth-seeded Pfeiffer on Tuesday in Palo Alto, Calif.