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September 19, 2008 Issue

Loyola hosts prestigious national lecture on ancient Egypt

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.

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Dean Luis Mirón seeks funding for institute to study education equity

Loyola University New Orleans' College of Social Sciences is seeking funding to create the New Orleans Institute for Equity in Public Education.

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“I Love Loyola” video contest

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.

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Registration underway for Family Weekend 2008

Loyola University New Orleans will host Family Weekend October 3-5, 2008.

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Workshop tomorrow on becoming a great parish

Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry presents a workshop by Bill Huebsch, MTS, titled "Becoming a Really GREAT Parish," on Saturday, Sept. 20.

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Loyola research fellow admitted to Black Catholic Theological Symposium

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.

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Jesuit Social Research Institute receives Carnegie Corporation grant

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.

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Jazz performance celebrates music icon John Coltrane

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.

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Theatre arts professor conducts research and masterclasses in Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia

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.

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Loyola volleyball duo named GCAC players of the week

Loyola seniors Keelyn Henderson and Sarah Howard earned Gulf Coast Athletic Conference honors for the week ending September 14.

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Biology professor and students educate public about kissing bugs

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.

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Loyola volleyball opens GCAC play with win

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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