Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

News Stories (archive)

  • Fall 2018 Professional and Academic Development Workshops

    Join us for workshops about dissertation/thesis formatting, graduate level writing, diversity in the classroom, and more!
  • International Graduate Student Orientations

    The Graduate School is sponsoring ongoing orientation sessions to focus attention on the unique challenges faced by new international students and provide them with resources throughout the Fall semester. Each session will provide some time to socialize with other international students. Snacks will be provided.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MAGS Excellence in Teaching Award

    Congratulations to Justin Hastings, PhD candidate in English, who won the 2016 Midwestern Association of Graduate School’s Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching award.
  • 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”
  • Fall 2016 Workshops

    The Graduate School is excited to announce our upcoming Graduation and Professionalization Workshops for Fall 2016!
  • 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.
  • Profile

    Symposium in Hispanic Studies

    Modern Languages recently hosted its first annual Graduate Symposium. Click through for more information, and photos of the event.
  • Profile

    Dissertation and Thesis Support Group

    Completing research projects is difficult work - but you do not have to be in it alone! Come to the Wellness Center for support and encouragement while you finish your research.
  • 2016 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

    Could you condense an 80,000 word thesis down to just 3 minutes? Every second counts in this contest that challenges master’s and doctoral students’ presentation skills.
  • Profile

    Profile: Dr. Marsha M. Linehan

    Marsha Linehan (BS '68, MA '70, PhD '71) is a professor of psychology, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and director of the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington in Seattle.
  • Profile

    Negotiating Space

    WSGS graduate student Nicole Carrasco explores feminist media and storytelling with her podcast, Negotiating Space.
  • Profile

    Student Wins Humanitarian Award

    Aliza Gilbert was recognized for her work in helping undocumented students apply for college.
  • Profile

    December 2014 Graduates

    Congratulations to our most recent graduates!
  • Graduate Student Progress System (GSPS)

    Need to submit a form to the Grad School? The Graduate Student Progress System (GSPS) is open to students and GPDs for regular submission of forms, such as the thesis & dissertation proposal, among many others.
  • Profile

    Damen Award Winner - Woodrow Clark

    A native of Ohio, Woodrow Clark graduated with one of his three Master's degrees from Loyola University Chicago before moving on to the University of California, Berkeley to pursue a PhD.
  • 2013 MLK Celebration: Rebuild the Dream

    Join us on January 23 for the 's "Rebuild the Dream" Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, featuring keynote speaker Van Jones.
  • WORKSHOP: How to Think About Personal Finances After Graduation

    Do you have concerns about how to manage your finances post-graduation? Attend this informative workshop instructed by Dr. Hidding, Associate Professor in Loyola's School of Business.
  • Financial Aid Session for Graduate Students

    Bring all your questions about financial aid to this informational workshop sponsored by the Graduate School and the Office of Financial Aid.
  • What's so funny about money?

    Financial Aid gets funny in this entertaining and enlightening look into financial literacy for undergrad and graduate students.
  • Graduate School Wins Award for Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Education

    LUC’s Graduate School was presented with the 2013 Award for Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Education at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Fine Arts Fundraiser

    Graduate School Outreach Services (GSOS) is sponsoring its first Fine Arts Fair Fundraiser. The purpose of this fundraiser is to promote and bring awareness to the Howard Area Community Center's Adult Education & Employment Resource Program.
  • Doctoral Initiative on Minority Attrition and Completion (DIMAC)

    The Graduate School was one of 21 institutions selected nationwide to participate in an NSF-funded study that investigates factors contributing to the success of underrepresented minorities in STEM and STEM-related doctoral programs.