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September 10, 2008 Issue

Loyola's fall break cancelled

As a result of the suspension of operations at Loyola University due to Hurricane Gustav, the academic schedule has been adjusted. In order to meet the required number of class hours, Loyola must find ways to make up the missed class time. With input from faculty, student, and staff leaders, as well as the deans, the administration has decided to cancel the fall break of October 13 and 14.

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Quick facts About Loyola’s response to Hurricane Gustav

Loyola University New Orleans resumed on-campus operations Monday, Sept. 8, after the threat of Hurricane Gustav forced the campus community to evacuate. Here's a look at the highlights of Loyola's response.

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Catherine Koppel named associate director for Loyola’s Office of Public Affairs

Loyola University New Orleans has hired Catherine Koppel as the new associate director of public affairs.

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President's Forums to focus on the 2008 election

Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce the kickoff of the fall President's Forums with a two-part series, "Election 2008: Bringing faith into the voting booth & examining America's role in the new world order."

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Loyola grad heads up Barack Obama’s Louisiana campaign

Loyola University New Orleans political science graduate David Huynh has been appointed Louisiana state director of the Barack Obama for President campaign.

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Loyola purchases Dominican Conference Center

Loyola University New Orleans announced the purchase of the Dominican Conference Center at 540 Broadway Avenue from the New Orleans Female Dominican Academy.

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Leon Mathes returns to Loyola University

Leon Mathes has been appointed associate vice president for financial affairs at Loyola University.

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LIM professor presents in Philadelphia

Catherine P. Zeph in Loyola's Institute for Ministry, recently gave a plenary presentation in Philadelphia.

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Shannon Duplantis re-joins bursar’s office

Shannon Duplantis has returned as bursar for Loyola University.

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Loyola completes chemistry wing

Loyola University New Orleans has modernized its chemistry laboratories with the completed renovation of its Choppin Chemistry Wing. The completion of this second phase of construction and renovation, totaling approximately $1.2 million, created space to house new labs, a collaborative learning center and departmental offices.

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FEMA offering assistance to Gustav evacuees

As people return home after Hurricane Gustav, many are wondering if FEMA will provide assistance to help recoup some of the costs incurred due to the evacuation.

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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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