Between the Lines: The Stories behind Three Memoirs
Delving into issues such as autism, infertility, the murder of a beloved uncle, and a husband's lifesaving gift of a kidney, these Greyhounds' recent memoirs offer an intimate glimpse into the strength that inspires them to tell their stories.
Autism's Impact on a Family
The father of Cameron, then a 10-year-old boy with autism, Mark Osteen, Ph.D., should have been thrilled by the growing awareness of the disorder. But none of these stories mirrored the experiences he and his wife were having with Cameron.
Encountering God's Grace through Suffering
After a line of blood vessels exploded in Kevin Wells' brain on Jan. 2, 2009, his faith deepened and his perspective on miracles changed. "I was really, really supposed to die," Wells said.
A Husband's Gift through Kidney Donation
In her book, Moonface, Angela Balcita describes how she and Chris Doyle met at Loyola, how he offered her a kidney, how they came through their recoveries together, and how they got married.
Good Neighbors: York Road Initiative Takes Root
Loyola's commitment to be an active, productive member of the York Road Corridor community is about to enter a new and ambitious phase.
Grant Adds Two Science Professorships for Women
Thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation's Clare Boothe Luce Program, two new tenure-track women professors will begin teaching in Loyola's computer science and engineering departments this fall.
Chapel Has Seen Decades of Weddings
Alumni Memorial Chapel is a popular place for Loyola alumni—and others with Loyola connections—to tie the knot.
Cura Personalis: Sr. Catherine (Missy) Gugerty, SSND
Throughout her 30-year career, Sr. Catherine (Missy) Gugerty, SSND, director of Loyola's Center for Community Service and Justice (CCSJ), has worked for and with people experiencing material poverty and homelessness.
Stain Study: Student Creates Guide to Chapel's Treasured Windows
While studying abroad at University College Cork, Sean Gallagher, '11, discovered that the campus chapel had a guidebook offering the history of its stained glass windows.
A Matter of Course: Documentary Production—Baltimore Stories
In this advanced video production course, students write and produce digital stories about the lives and experiences of women who visit a downtown Baltimore shelter for women who are temporarily experiencing homelessness.
Polar Poetry: Alumnus is Inspired by Antarctica
As a military commander amidst the wild barrens of ice and snow, Ron Smith, '77,found an inspiration that has sustained him ever since.
Sticking to a Cause: Alumnus Honored by Lacrosse Magazine
Tim Goettelmann's most recent success on the field earned him recognition as the 2010 Lacrosse Magazine Person of the Year by US Lacrosse, the national governing body of men's and women's lacrosse.
Voices for the Voiceless: Alumni Lobby for Nonprofits
Three members of the Class of 2001 are working as lobbyists for nonprofit organizations this spring during the Maryland General Assembly's legislative session.
Haig Family Gift to Benefit Science, Faith, and Culture
A $1 million gift will create the Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Endowment Fund for Science, Faith, and Culture at Loyola to fortify a variety programs, most notably in the natural sciences.
Gift Brings The Saint John's Bible to Library
The Loyola/Notre Dame Library will add a Heritage Edition of The Saint John's Bible, thanks to a gift of $130,000 from Mary C. Mangione, MSA '52, and her family in memory of her late husband Nicholas B. Mangione.
Loyola's Jesuit Community Funds a Professorship—and a Heritage
Safeguarding the values at the heart of Loyola's Ignatian heritage requires perpetual effort, such as the Jesuit Community's most recent donation—a $330,000 gift to establish an endowed chair reserved for a distinguished Jesuit scholar and teacher.
Coming Home: An Immersion Experience
While participating in a similar immersion trip the year before, though I swung hammers and chopped wood with gusto, I had not met any of the people I supposedly served. This time, I am determined to leave Camden with names of the people I have met.
President's Message: Shattering Barriers
I am not an authority on sports. But I do know of a special moment in sports history—a moment that illuminates our challenge as a Jesuit institution.
Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to the December 2010 issue of Loyola magazine.
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