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Spotlight Events

Spotlight Events

Collage of campus events images including the Chimes, biology events, and Light City

Monday, January 15, 2018

25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation 

MLK ConvocationAnthea Butler, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak at Loyola University Maryland’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at 5 p.m. in McGuire Hall. Butler will speak on issues around religion, race, and politics with an underlying theme of Catholic social justice. A brief vigil service for hope and renewal will follow the lecture.

Visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation Website

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21, 2018

Spotlight Players Performance 

Spotlight Players ProductionSpotlight Players will present Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker and directed by Alex Casey '18. Performances will be held in the Black Box Theatre on Jan. 19 at 8 p.m., Jan. 20 at 2 p.m., and Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. For box office information and ticket sales, please call 410-617-5932.

Visit the Department of Fine Arts Website

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Alumni Bull and Oyster Roast

Alumni Bull and Oyster Roast

Join us for Loyola's Bull and Oyster Roast, an annual event to reunite with classmates and enjoy food, live music and dancing. Sample from a variety of food stations, including freshly shucked oysters, premium carving stations, a fresh gluten-free garden bar, hot homestyle buffet. LIVE music from The VIPS! Don't forget to hit the photo booth and pose with your classmates!

Visit the Alumni Bull and Oyster Roast Website

Friday, February 9 - Sunday, February 11, 2018

IgnatianQ Conference

IgnatianQ Conference

Join us for the 2018 IgnatianQ Conference hosted at Loyola University Maryland from February 9-11, 2018. IgnatianQ brings together students representing most of the 28 Jesuit universities in the United States, among others, for a series of events that explore the LGBTQ identity within the context of Jesuit education. This year, the theme of the IgnatianQ conference will be “Cura Personalis: Resilience in Our Wholeness".

Visit the 2018 IgnatianQ Conference Website

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Women in Sports Day 

Women in Sports Day

Join us for Women in Sports Day to celebrate the achievements of its female athletes and to encourage young girls to get involved in sports. Female athletes spend time sharing their experiences, signing autographs, and showing how much fun getting involved in athletics can be. The event will be followed by the women's basketball game at 2 p.m. The event is open to girls Kindergarten - 8th grade. Admission to all activities and the game is free.

Visit the Women in Sports Day Website

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Mark Bowden Lecture

Mark Bowden LectureLoyola welcomes Mark Bowden, ’73, author of New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down, for Hue 1968, a Q&A with Mark Bowden, on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall. Bowden is the author of 13 books, including his most recent, Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, which will be the book of discussion during the event. The lecture will be conducted as a Q&A moderated by Thomas Scheye, Ph.D., Loyola Distinguished Service Professor and senior advisor to the president. A book signing will follow the lecture. 

Visit the Mark Bowden Lecture Website

Thursday, February 22- Sunday, February 25, 2018

Evergreen Players Performance 

Evergreen Players ProductionEvergreen Players will present Mr. Burns by Anne Washburn and directed by Laronika Thomas. Performances will be held in the Black Box Theatre from Feb. 22-25. For box office information and ticket sales, please call 410-617-5932.

Visit the Department of Fine Arts Website

Tuesday, March 20 - Thursday, March 22, 2018

Building a Better World Through Business Event Series

Better Business

Loyola presents "Building a Better World Through Business," an annual series of events designed to celebrate the good that business does for society as it works to transform the world through sustainable economic and social development. A number of distinct events will be featured as part of the 2018 Building a Better World Through Business series. On Tuesday March 20, Casey Gerald, co-founder of MBAs Across America (MBAx), will deliver the keynote address, Purpose Is the New Bottom Line.

Visit the 2018 Building a Better World Through Business Website

Thursday, April 19 - Sunday, April 22, 2018

Evergreens Players Performance 

ProductionEvergreen Players will present The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard and directed by James Bunzli. Performances will be held in the Black Box Theatre from April 19-22. For box office information and ticket sales, please call 410-617-5932.

Visit the Department of Fine Arts Website

Friday, May 4, 2018

2018 Baltimore Area Finance Conference

Baltimore Area Finance Conference

Join us for the 2018 Baltimore Area Finance Conference hosted by the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola University Maryland. The conference brings together finance researchers to present on corporate finance, financial institutions, and investment. The one-day conference is free to attend, but registration is required.

Visit the 2018 Baltimore Area Finance Conference Website

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Commencement, Class of 2018 

Student at graduation

The 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Royal Farms Arena (201 W. Baltimore Street) on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Doors to the arena will open at 9 a.m. and the processional will begin at 10:45 a.m. The Commencement program begins promptly at 11 a.m.

Visit the Commencement Website

Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3, 2018

Milestone Reunion

Milestone Reunion

Milestone Reunion 2018 will take place on Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3. This Spring 2018, the undergraduate classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013 will celebrate a milestone reunion.  

Visit the Milestone Reunion Website

Friday, June 8 - Sunday, June 10, 2018

Cosmos & Creation


The 36th Annual Cosmos & Creation Conference will be held Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 11. The annual Cosmos & Creation Conference began in 1982 with the vision that working scientists would find it fruitful to share their religious awareness with other scientists. The group has been ecumenical, although most who have participated have been mainline Christians.

Visit the Cosmos & Creation Website