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Alumni Author Spotlight: Jason Stacy

We are pleased to shine the Alumni Author Spotlight on Jason Stacy (PhD 2006) and his book Spoon River America, a story of how a Midwesterner’s poetry helped change a nation’s conception of itself. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors throughout the year. Authors share their inspirations as well as read […]

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Alumni Author Spotlight: Sister Karen Lueck

Come and take a look at our Alumni Author Spotlight on Sister Karen Lueck (MA 1991) and her book, Cheering for the Good: Leading When It Matters. Sister Karen urges everyone to step up and be the change. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors throughout the year. Authors share their inspirations […]

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Alumni Author Spotlight: Eric Kessler

This month’s Alumni Author Spotlight is on Eric Kessler (MEd ’19) and his book, A Walk Through Rogers Park, an illustrative journey of his walks around his neighborhood during 2020. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors throughout the year. Authors share their inspirations as well as read excerpts from their work. […]

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Alumni Author Spotlight: Greg Murray

Check out our next Alumni Author Spotlight: Greg Murray (BBA ’04) is a photographer and advocate for dogs, especially pit bulls. Greg shares with us an excerpt from one of his books, Pit Bull Heroes. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors throughout the year. Authors share their inspirations as well as read […]

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Free Speaker Programs

Every year, the University Libraries offers free programs such as author talks, panel discussions, and speaker presentations to facilitate the academic pursuits and cultural enrichment of Loyola and the community. Below are recordings of programs we presented in 2020-2021. We hope you will enjoy viewing them! Dr. Peter Gilmour, founding Friends of the University Libraries […]

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Alumni Author Spotlight: James Mastaler, PhD

Loyola alumni author James Mastaler, (MA ’08, PhD ’15) shares with us an excerpt from his book, Woven Together: Faith and Justice for the Earth and the Poor, at this month’s Alumni Author Spotlight. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors throughout the year. Authors share their inspirations as […]

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Alumni Author Spotlight: Connie Fletcher, PhD

The University Libraries is proud to show you a video of alumna, Connie Fletcher, PhD (CAS ’70), who reads an excerpt from one of her books, What Cops Know. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors throughout the year. Authors share their inspirations as well as read excerpts from […]

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Campus History Book

The University Libraries’ very own university archivist, Kathy Young, and assistant university archivist, Ashley Howdeshell, published a book on Loyola University Chicago’s 150-year history. The book features seldom-seen photographs from the founding of St. Ignatius College in 1870 to the establishment of 21st-century campuses. The book is now available for purchase through Arcadia Publishing (see […]

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