Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

  • 2018 New Graduate Assistant Workshop

    As one of the terms of a Graduate Award, students are required to attend the Graduate Assistant Workshop. All new assistantship recipients must attend the workshop, regardless of the nature of their assistantship. This orientation will include faculty panels on best practices for research and teaching assistants, academic and behavioral concerns and how to manage them, and a graduate student panel during lunch.
  • 2018 New Graduate Student Orientation

    Save the date for The Graduate School’s new student orientation on Tuesday August 21, 2018. Orientation is a half-day program where you will learn more about campus resources and have the opportunity to meet your peers from other disciplines. The Graduate School’s orientation is in addition to any department orientation that you may attend.
  • Spring 2018 Professional Development Workshops and Brown Bags

    Join us for workshops on diversity, career planning, and preparing for graduation!
  • The Graduate School announces new Associate Dean

    Sue Penckofer, PhD, Faculty Scholar and Distinguished University Research Professor in the School of Nursing, will become the Associate Dean of the Graduate School, effective July 10, 2017.
  • 2017 Samuel A. Attoh Diversity and Inclusion Awards

    In honor of Loyola’s Jesuit values and the legacy of the late Dean Attoh, the Graduate School is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Samuel A. Attoh Diversity and Inclusion Awards.
  • Spring 2017 Professionalization Events

    Come and join the Graduate School for the Three Minute Thesis competition, Graduation Information Sessions, an IRB information workshop, and a panel on post-graduation finances!
  • Neuroscience Doctoral Student Wins Regional Dissertation Presentation Competition

    Audrey Torcaso, a doctoral candidate in Neuroscience, placed first in the regional Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools’ Three Minute Thesis competition
  • Profile

    Loyola Connection to New IL Laws

    Research conducted by a Loyola professor and former graduate student from the Criminal Justice department helped to make Senate Bill 2872, also known as the Neighborhood Safety Act, a reality.
  • Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society Conference

    On Saturday, October 29th, 2016, the Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society hosted their inaugural day conference “Past and Present: New Directions in Victorian Studies”
  • Graduate School Receives Grant from NEH

    The Graduate School received a $25,000 planning grant from NEH for a series of efforts grouped under the title Charting Career Pathways: Enhancing and Sustaining Doctoral Education in the Humanities. These related projects will be directed by Dr. Patricia Mooney-Melvin, the Interim Dean of the Graduate School. Focusing on data gathered from current LUC graduate students in the humanities, Charting Career Pathways will create workshops, internship opportunities, and other forms of career assistance based on the needs of our graduate students.