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February 12, 2016

Erin O'Keefe Loyola University Maryland

Erin O’Keefe, ’03, named director of Center for Community Service and Justice and York Road Initiative

Loyola University Maryland has named Erin O’Keefe, ’03, director of the Center for Community Service and Justice and the York Road Initiative. O’Keefe has served as interim director of CCSJ since August 2015 and director of YRI since its inception in 2010. She begins her new role officially overseeing both offices immediately and will lead the restructuring of CCSJ and YRI into one center charged with strengthening Loyola’s connections to the Baltimore community.

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February 10, 2016

BaltimoreLink MTA Maryland

Letter from Fr. Linnane to Maryland Secretary of Transportation regarding MTA BaltimoreLink planning and implementation process

Loyola University Maryland President Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., sent the following letter to Pete K. Rahn, secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation, to express concerns about proposed eliminations and reductions to bus service near Loyola’s Evergreen campus. The service changes are included in the state’s BaltimoreLink transit plan.

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February 2, 2016

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Loyola named to Princeton Review’s 2016 list of “Colleges that Pay You Back”

Loyola University Maryland was recognized by The Princeton Review as a best value in higher education in its 2016 guide to “Colleges that Pay You Back.” This is the second year in a row Loyola was included on The Princeton Review’s list of 200 U.S. colleges and universities that lead the nation in a blend of stellar academics, affordable cost, and strong career prospects of graduates.

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February 2, 2016

Jasmine Rand

Jasmine Rand, attorney for family of Trayvon Martin, to speak at Loyola Feb. 4

Loyola University Maryland welcomes Jasmine Rand, J.D., attorney for the Trayvon Martin family, as the speaker for the Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. in the 4th Floor Program Room.

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February 2, 2016

Bonnie Bassler

Bonnie Bassler, Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology at Princeton University, to speak at 2016 Grand Seminar

Loyola University Maryland’s programs in natural and applied sciences present the 2016 Grand Seminar featuring a lecture by Bonnie Bassler, Ph.D., Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and chair of the department of molecular biology at Princeton University, on April 13, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

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February 1, 2016

Brother Guy Consolmagno

Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., to speak at Loyola for Jesuit Heritage Week

Loyola University Maryland welcomes Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., for his lecture, “Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?”, on Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

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January 21, 2016

“Contemporary Questions in the 21st Century. Faith and Sexuality: Why Theology Must Think Again About Sex” lecture Feb. 11

Loyola University Maryland welcomes Mark Jordan, Ph.D., for his lecture, “Contemporary Questions in the 21st Century. Faith and Sexuality: Why Theology Must Think Again About Sex,” on Feb. 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

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January 8, 2016

Jennings Scholarships Loyola University Maryland

New scholarships available to Loyola sophomores and juniors for research abroad in summer 2016 and 2017

A renewed gift to one of Loyola University Maryland’s newest scholarship programs will give sophomores and juniors new opportunities to travel abroad for a summer project focused on study, research, and service in a developing country, with preference given to applicants whose socioeconomic circumstances and/or academic major requirements would otherwise make it difficult for them to study abroad.

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January 7, 2016

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Kiplinger’s ranks Loyola one of best college values for 2016

Loyola University Maryland was named one of the top-100 “Best College Values” among private universities for 2016 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. This is the sixth straight year Loyola has been included on the best values list.

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January 5, 2016

Austin Gallagher Beneath the Waves Loyola University Maryland

Austin Gallagher, ’08, makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Austin Gallagher, ’08, was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in science for his work as an ocean scientist.

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