The Maroon

Brief: Graduation applications due

The Maroon

October 23, 2013

Filed under Academic, News

If you plan to graduate in May, August or December 2014, the time to apply for graduation is now. The last day to apply is Friday, Oct. 25. The application process consists of a form on the Loyola website or by contacting St...

The pursuit for speaker begins


October 23, 2013

Filed under Academic, News

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced the search for candidates for commencement speakers and recipients for this year's honorary degree. The office invited the Loyola community to send nominations for the commencement sp...

Letter to the Editor: All students need a window, including the music students


September 23, 2013

Filed under Academic, Letters to Editor, Opinions

Dearest Editor, It has come to my attention that there has been a recent surge of interest in "the window" and the specific happenings in that little hour-and-a-half chunk of time allegedly free to all students. I would like to e...

Student leaders teach online Google programs


September 18, 2013

Filed under Academic, News

Google's Community Leaders Program select Loyola students to teach locals about useful online resources. The students involved in the program would teach small business owners and entrepreneurs online tools that would help his o...

Brief: Scholarship seeks student candidates

The Maroon

September 12, 2013

Filed under Academic, News

The Fratermeh Moazami Endowed Scholarship is a scholarship available to two undergraduate students in Middle East Peace Studies program. To apply, you must be a sophomore, junior, or senior registered with a major or minor in...

Students present research


April 17, 2013

Filed under Academic, News

Tom Sevick, environmental biology senior, never thought his research would lead him to surprising results regarding the aquatic life of two of Louisiana's largest disasters. On Friday, April 5, Sevick and 12 others presented their resear...

College of Humanities and Natural Sciences develops new mathematics major


December 5, 2012

Filed under Academic, News

A new mathematics major will be available for Loyola students beginning in fall 2013. Maria Calzada, interim dean of the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences, said that the new liberal arts mathematics major will give Lo...

University retention rates lower in the past years

DWAYNE FONTENETTE Contributing Writer

May 2, 2012

Filed under Academic, News

The four-year graduation rate of first-time, full-time students at Loyola declined to 57 percent from 2005 to 2008, according to the most recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Loyola had a 9 percent decli...

University plans to implement honor code


April 25, 2012

Filed under Academic, News

The Associate Deans Council, with the support of the provost and deans, has been working on a proposal for the establishment of an academic honor code and an Academic Integrity Council. Currently, Loyola does not have an acad...

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