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November 9, 2007 Issue

Loyola’s Bob Thomas, Ph.D., selected as chair of the Environment Group for Bobby Jindal’s Economic Growth Transition Advisory Council

Governor-Elect Bobby Jindal announced yesterday that Robert A. Thomas, Ph.D., Loyola University New Orleans Interim Director of the School of Mass Communication, Chair in Environmental Communications, and professor, will serve as chair of the newly formed Environment Group of the Economic Growth Transition Advisory Council.

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Loyola biology professor, Chagas researcher presents at American Society for Clinical Pathology meeting

At the American Society for Clinical Pathology meeting in New Orleans on October 18, Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., Loyola biology professor, presented a continuing medical education course updating clinical pathologists and members of the blood-banking community on Chagas disease.

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Loyola and Georgetown law students join forces in accountability class

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law students recently participated in a reciprocal government accountability program between Loyola and Georgetown Law.

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Loyola mass communication professor featured at judicial conferences

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D., associate professor of mass communication, recently participated in two judicial conferences with the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for the Courts and the Media, in Vancouver and Reno.

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Alumnus honored as Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser for impact on community

Loyola University New Orleans alumnus, Donald C. Faust, M.D., will be honored by the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for his contributions to the city of New Orleans.

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Loyola University’s Jazz Underground Series presents “Banjo Kings” featuring Don Vappie

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts proudly presents "Banjo Kings" featuring Don Vappie as part of their 2007-2008 Montage Jazz Underground Series. On Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m., renowned banjo artist Don Vappie performs an eclectic collection of songs that exhibit his vast knowledge of the banjo.

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Loyola University Concert Band presents fall concert

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts proudly presents the Loyola University Concert Band, under the direction of Joseph Hebert, Ph.D., with guest conductor Colonel John Bourgeois, as part of the Montage Arts Series.

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Loyola University Wind Ensemble presents fall concert

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts proudly presents the Loyola University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Joseph Hebert, Ph.D., with guest conductor Colonel John Bourgeois, as part of the Montage Arts Series.

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Students of the Monk Institute to perform regularly at local hotspot

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, hosted by Loyola University New Orleans, has forged a new relationship with Tipitina's Uptown and will perform regularly at the venue. The series, entitled Club Thelonious, includes performances by the Monk graduate-student septet.

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Faculty/Staff Footnotes

News about Loyola faculty and staff.

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