Loyola at a Glance
May 30, 2008 Issue
Salvadore A. Liberto has been selected as the new vice president for enrollment management and associate provost for Loyola University New Orleans effective July 1.
Third-year law students at Loyola can participate in the Mediation Clinic, an off-shoot of Loyola's Law Clinic, which provides pro bono legal representation to needy clients. Mediation Clinic clients are victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who received Road Home program money to repair their homes and who later became involved in a construction dispute.
Dr. Ann Cary has been selected as the new director of the school of nursing for Loyola University New Orleans.
Dr. Anthony Decuir, professor of music therapy and associate dean of the college of music and fine arts, has accepted the appointment to the position of interim dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans.
On May 25, The Times-Picayune published an article on Loyola's director of orchestras, Jean MontÃ¨s.
Physics Professor Carl Brans presented an invited talk titled "Scalar-Tensor Theories of Gravity: Some Personal History" at the Cuba Meeting in Morelia, Mexico, this May.
Visiting assistant clinical professor and licensed attorney Nannette Jolivette Brown has been nominated by the New Orleans Bar Association and selected by the city of New Orleans as a community panel representative to serve on the Selection Review Panel for Environmental Law and Acquisition Responses.
Chair and Professor of Religious Studies Robert Gnuse will be reading a paper at the national College Theology Society convention this weekend.
Professor James M. Klebba delivered a paper on April 18 to the Society of Bartolus on a comparison of class actions in the U.S. to analogous "group action" procedures in Europe. The Society of Bartolus is a group of Louisiana judges, lawyers and academics devoted to the study of civil law and comparative law.
Denis Janz, provost distinguished professor of Religious Studies, has published volume seven of his People's History of Christianity, titled Twentieth Century Global Christianity.
Visiting assistant clinical professor and licensed attorney Denise PiliÃ© will be presenting to the ADR Section at the upcoming Louisiana State Bar Association's Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla. Her presentation will discuss the Loyola Mediation Clinic and other recent developments in ADR.
Bobby Harges has been elected to serve on the board of directors for Family Service of Greater New Orleans and is a member of the New Orleans chapter of the Alliance for Good Government.
Professor Cynthia Lepow filmed an educational video on the earned income credit for grandparents.
College of Law professor M.G. Puder was part of a group that presented "Information Resource for Produced Water Management Technologies and Regulatory Requirements," at the 14th Annual International Petroleum Environmental Conference in Houston, Tex. last year.
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