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We have a tradition at Loyola University New Orleans: Our students are wildly successful. They go on to serve the city of New Orleans, the State of Louisiana, and the world.

Our graduate programs are rooted strongly in our Jesuit ideals, yes, but they are also constantly evolving to offer relevant skills and real-life experience. They prepare you to be an instrument of innovation in your chosen profession, to revolutionize your field – and to create new ones.

Faculty Success

Dr. Tracey Lamont Addresses the Issue of Educator Bias in Recent Publication

The sixty-fifth annual peer-reviewed volume of the College Theological Society (CTS), entitled All the Ends of the Earth: Challenge and Celebration of Global Catholicism, contains Dr. Lamont’s article, "Postmodern Theological Curriculum Theory in a Globalized Context." The volume’s Introduction by Jane E. Linaham and Cyril Orji notes that Dr. Lamont's article "raises the important question about the assumptions that underlie even the way we teach Christian theology" and makes the point that “[every] teacher—indeed, every person of faith—needs to be aware of our built-in biases and to make a hospitable place for difference to be honored and respected." Dr. Lamont presented the article at the 2019 CTS Convention in Notre Dame, Indiana in a panel "The Art and Practice of Teaching Theology," before its inclusion in this volume available now from Orbis Books.

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Student Success

Alumna Serves as Coordinator for Indigenous Programs at St. Kateri Conservation Center

Graduate Rhonda O'Brien (MPS ’20), in a partnership with Deb Echo-Hawk and the Pawnee Nation, has been working on the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project, preserving corn and other plants that the Pawnee had once grown in Nebraska before their removal to a reservation in Oklahoma in the 1870s. Since 2003, Rhonda has worked with Echo-Hawk, a team of 17 gardeners, and one farmer to propagate the sacred corn and traditional vegetables. Her work exemplifies care for creation as expressed in Laudato si'; and she credits the first Native American saint, Kateri Tekakwitha—the patroness of ecology and the environment, people in exile, and Native Americans—with guiding her ministry at the Preservation Project and the Conservation Center. 

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Learn about our efforts to bring quality and affordable mental health services to our community

Thomas Berry Project

Passionist priest Thomas Berry understood the universe to be at the center of experience and religious education. LIM seeks to preserve and share his wisdom by digitizing its videos featuring Berry and texts written by him. To learn more or to contribute to this work, click on the image above.

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