The Maroon

College of Humanities and Natural Sciences develops new mathematics major

JENNIE GUTIERREZ

December 5, 2012

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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

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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

JUDITH CORRO Staff Writer

April 25, 2012

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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...

Staff development proposal under way

By KAMARIA MONMOUTH Contributing Writer

February 8, 2012

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A staff development proposal between Administrative Senate and Human Resources is under way to extend basic computer and career-based skills to employees. The proposal will be discussed in further detail on Feb. 14 and will ...

Online program receives top national ranking

HANNAH IANNAZZO Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2012

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The U.S. News and World Report Education ranked the best online graduate programs in the country, and they named Loyola's School of Nursing online program one of the top in the nation. The online program was ranked number on...

University approves mass communication curriculum

By HANNAH IANNAZZO Assistant News Editor

December 6, 2011

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The revised School of Mass Communication curriculum was approved, making the school a candidate to receive accreditation. The Standing Council for Academic Planning approved the curriculum at their Nov. 22 meeting. This brin...

Common curriculum changes get approved

By CHERIE LEJEUNE The Maroon

November 29, 2011

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The Loyola freshman class of 2017 won't take Introduction to Philosophy; they'll take Philosophy of the Human Person. Nor will they take Critical Reading and Writing; instead, Argumentative Writing. Although these changes may seem ...

Criteria established for centers, institutes

By JAMIE FUTRAL Assistant News Editor

October 25, 2011

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The demand for proper review of the university's centers and institutes led to an established evaluation criteria for these organizations by an academic affairs committee. The Standing Council for Academic Planning, a committ...

Department may get new set of courses

By J. KARIN CURLEY Contributing Writer

September 28, 2011

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Mass Communication students could possibly have a new set of required courses after the University Courses and Curriculum Committee votes on proposed curriculum changes. The School of Mass Communication overhauled its curriculu...

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