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February 15, 2008 Issue

Loyola rates among safest campuses in country

According to the recent Reader's Digest 2008 March issue, Loyola University New Orleans received an "A" rating for its safety record and was listed, among other top universities, as being one of the safest universities in the country.

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St. Ives Award presented to Michael X. St. Martin

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumnus Michael X. St. Martin received the St. Ives Award, the highest honor from the College of Law Alumni Association, presented at the annual Law Alumni Luncheon.

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Loyola University receives prestigious President’s Honor Roll Award for Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service named Loyola University New Orleans to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its community service activities during the 2006-2007 academic year.

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Loyola University marketing students head to national competition

The Loyola University New Orleans' collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) has again reached the finals of the AMA National Case Competition.

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Standard & Poor’s upgrades Loyola’s bond rating outlook

Standard & Poor's, a worldwide leader in public sector credit services, recently upgraded Loyola University New Orleans' rating outlook on Louisiana Public Facilities Authority's revenue bonds from negative to stable.

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Marquette Faculty Fellowships awarded by Loyola

Loyola University New Orleans has awarded five 2008 Marquette Faculty Fellowships to faculty members to support two months of full-time work on scholarly or creative projects during summer 2008.

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Small Business Recovery Summit 2008

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region presents the Second Annual Small Business Sustainability Summit for local businesses on February 21 –23, 2008, in Roussel Hall, on Loyola's main campus.

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Loyola’s Smith scores 1,000 career points in win over LSUS

Loyola University New Orleans Womens Basketball player, Trenell Smith, scored her 1,000th career point as NAIA ranked No. 16 Loyola defeated LSU-Shreveport on February 9. Loyola also won its 30th straight game against GCAC opponents with a 90-69 victory over Mobile Thursday night in The Den.

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Loyola University New Orleans presents lecture on Catholic response to Environmental Crisis

Sr. Linda Jaye Gibler, OP, Ph.D., will speak at the Gerald N. Gaston Lecture in Science and Religion at Loyola University New Orleans on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at 7 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Scholar to deliver lecture on “Music, Power, and Social Justice in Haiti”

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts proudly presents ethnomusicologist and percussionist Gage Averill in a lecture entitled "Music, Power, and Social Justice in Haiti." The lecture takes place on Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium located in Monroe Hall.

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Calendar of Events for the next several weeks.

Calendar of Events for the next several weeks.

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Faculty/Staff Footnotes

News about Loyola faculty and staff.

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