Loyola at a Glance
September 19, 2008 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans welcomes Stephen Harvey, Ph.D., to present the Michel and Nelly Abemayor Lecture in Egyptian Art and Archaeology on Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. "Before the Valley of the Kings: Egypt's last royal pyramids" takes place in Miller Hall, Rm. 114, on Loyola's main campus.
Loyola University New Orleans' College of Social Sciences is seeking funding to create the New Orleans Institute for Equity in Public Education.
Loyola University New Orleans presents its first-ever "I Love Loyola" Video Contest. The purpose of the contest is to recognize talented Loyola University students and to explore their unique experiences attending a Jesuit university.
Loyola University New Orleans will host Family Weekend October 3-5, 2008.
Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry presents a workshop by Bill Huebsch, MTS, titled "Becoming a Really GREAT Parish," on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Alex Mikulich, theologian and research fellow on race and poverty at Loyola University New Orleans' Jesuit Social Research Institute, was invited to full membership in the Black Catholic Theological Symposium on Sept. 10.
The Jesuit Social Research Institute of Loyola University New Orleans was awarded a grant from the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York to advance social justice in New Orleans and beyond.
The 2008-09 Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series will kick off its season with an exciting jazz concert titled "Blue Train," a performance celebrating the music of John Coltrane's landmark recording, featuring Tony Dagradi and friends.
Theatre Arts Associate Professor Artemis Preeshl has just returned from a summer conducting research and masterclasses in Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia through Loyola's Marquette Faculty Fellowship Program. The program provides funding to support two months of full-time work on scholarly or creative projects during the summer.
Loyola seniors Keelyn Henderson and Sarah Howard earned Gulf Coast Athletic Conference honors for the week ending September 14.
Loyola University New Orleans Professor of Biology Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., participated in an information session hosted by New Orleans City Councilman James Carter to educate residents in preventing infestations by kissing bugs, which are known to carry a parasitic disease called Chagas disease.
Freshman Gina Gill led the Wolfpack with 20 kills as Loyola University New Orleans defeated Belhaven 25-18, 20-25, 25-9, 25-10 at Rugg Arena in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
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