Past News + Events

Loyola University New Orleans Statement on DACA Rescission

Loyola University New Orleans values diversity in all forms, and we welcome people of all backgrounds to our community.

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Prayers for Texas and Louisiana

Our thoughts and prayers go out today to the people of Southeast Texas, who so generously helped New Orleanians during our own time of need, opening their doors to strangers and providing love and assistance when so much seemed impossible.

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A Stand Against Hatred and Bigotry

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak to faculty and staff at our annual Convocation and shared what we all know to be true and feel all the more resolutely following this weekend’s horrific events in Charlottesville.

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Message from President Wildes to the Community

Dear Loyola community, parents, alumni, and friends, I have always believed that if a university president is going to create a meaningful and lasting legacy, that legacy needs to include leaving the university prepared to do well what it needs to do next.

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Celebrating the Feast of St. Ignatius

On the calendar of the Catholic church, today, July 31, is the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus and patron saint of our university. I wish each of you a happy and blessed feast day and ask you to remember Ignatius, whose life and spirituality shapes our university.

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Message from President Wildes on Executive Order on Immigration

As you are aware, on Friday, January 27, the White House issued an executive order that immediately suspended entry to the United States by citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for at least 90 days and halted the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days.

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Spring 2017 Convocation

I have confessed to you in the past that my family often says I am a master of the obvious. There is some truth in what they say because philosophers often spend time wondering and questioning issues or things that most people consider obvious.

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A Message from Fr. Wildes

As we enter the season of advent and reflection, we are reminded of our Jesuit mission, which guides us to uphold the dignity of every person, to work for the common good of our nation, and to promote a living faith for justice.

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Looking Toward the Future

The 2016 presidential election has brought a new day, and now we are all looking toward the future. Whether your candidate won or lost, you are considering the potential impact, change, and meaning of this election on our country.

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Fall 2016 Convocation President's Address

Watching the news the past few months, with the continuing coverage of our national election, we are reminded once again of how important colleges and universities are to our national life. These institutions are places where civil debate about important issues can and does take place.

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