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Loras Mock Trial Shines in New Orleans
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NEW ORLEANS – The Lora College Mock Trial team distinguished itself at the Big Easy Mock Trial Tournament in New Orleans. Sponsored by Dillard…

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Loras College Honors Program to Plant Trees on Campus
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DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Loras College Honors Program group, Saving Our Ashes, will plant seven trees on campus to help replace the ash trees…

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Peterson (’20) Earns Honors at Mock Trial Tournament
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DUBUQUE, Iowa – Anna Peterson(’20) earned the championship trophy at the Peacemaker Mediation tournament, capping off a successful Loras Mock Trial team performance in…

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Loras College Choir Concert to Honor the Departed Nov. 3
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DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Loras College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will celebrate All Souls’ Day with “The Music of Stillness,” a concert to…

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Kohlhaas Selected as MAA Iowa Section Distinguished Teacher
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DUBUQUE, Iowa – Angela Kolhhaas, associate professor of mathematics at Loras College, was awarded the 2019 Iowa Section Distinguished College or University Teaching of…

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Statement on Oct. 25 Bomb Threat
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At approximately 2:46 p.m. on Friday, October 25, Loras College Campus Safety was notified of a potential bomb threat on campus. No suspicious objects were found and the Dubuque Police Department issued an all clear for the campus at 3:30 p.m.

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Loras College to Host Author Kent Nerburn on November 6
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DUBUQUE, Iowa – Best-selling author Kent Nerburn will be speaking about diversity at the Miller Academic Resource Center at 7 p.m. on November 6….

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Loras Players present “Silent Sky”
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DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Loras Players, the theatre production arm of Loras College’s Division of Communication & Fine Arts, present Silent Sky by Lauren…

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Alumni Helping the Loras Recruiting Effort
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As they work to attract new students to attend Loras College, the Admission Department has received significant assistance through the efforts of alumni across…

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Crabill Brings Experiences Back to Loras Students
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Since graduating from Loras, Chad Crabill (’15) has returned each year to speak to criminal justice students and share his experiences as a Dubuque…

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Affordable and Acclaimed

There are countless reasons why you should choose Loras—these are a few of our favorites:

100%

Percentage of Loras College students who receive financial aid.

#2

Where we rank nationally in terms of best value colleges / universities.

98.4%

Percentage of 2017 Loras graduates reporting being employed or continuing their education.

#1

Loras College men own the Elmer Hertel All-sports title, Iowa Conference, for 2017-2018 season.

2nd

Where we place for student return on investment among Iowa private colleges and universities.

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Athletically Inclined

Loras competes in NCAA Division III and consistently ranks in the top 20 percent among the Division’s 323 institutions.

Engineering Excellence

Loras is one of a select few colleges offering an ABET-accredited, four-year engineering degree.

27 Straight Years

First, second or honorable mention in at least one category of the DES National Writing Competition.

Incredible Odds

Loras boasts one teacher for every 12 students, a noticeably better ratio than the national average of 18:1.

Straight Talk from a Duhawk

The faculty and staff on campus are amazing ! You will have people come up to you and introduce themselves to you and ask to get to know you. They will always bring opportunities to you and if you reach out to them, the opportunities will be endless. You get to build who you want to be at Loras College, and the faculty and staff are right beside you to help you along the way.

Rahel Nshimirimana (’23)

Straight Talk from a Duhawk

"The faculty and staff on campus are amazing!"

Meet Rahel

Straight Talk from a Duhawk

I could not be happier with my decision to come to Loras. I feel that it is a place where the faculty and staff are genuinely invested and care about your success. On top of that, I love how all of the students come together to form a tight-knit community here on campus.

– Joe Eichhorn

Straight Talk from a Duhawk

"I could not be happier with my decision to come to Loras."

Meet Joe!

Straight Talk from a Duhawk

I try to share with students the same passion, love and fascination I have for biology and the natural environment around me. I strive to keep students excited and offer opportunities to experience biology–see something new and wonder what it is, how it works and why it’s there–challenge them, and encourage them to see things from a different perspective, one they may not have considered before, so they can think globally and act locally, especially in the context of environmental sustainability. Really, I teach to give them an opportunity to live our tagline. To be more. Be Loras.

– Aditi Sinha, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology

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"I strive to keep students excited."

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