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October 10, 2008 Issue

Loyola receives Role Model Award from Minority Access, Inc.

Loyola University New Orleans was recently recognized as one committed to diversity by Minority Access, Inc. during its ninth National Role Model Conference in Arlington, Va. Sept. 26 – 29.

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Loyola University New Orleans featured in Princeton Review's "Best 296 Business Schools: 2009 Edition"

The Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans is an outstanding business school, according to the Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in its 2009 edition of "Best 296 Business Schools," which hit bookshelves Tuesday.

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Montage has plethora of offerings next week

The College of Music and Fine Arts offers an exciting lineup of events next week as part of its Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.

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Beggars Fraternity celebrates 85 years of brotherhood

The Beggars Fraternity of Loyola University New Orleans will celebrate its 85th anniversary this weekend, Friday, Oct. 10 – Sunday, Oct. 12.

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Center for Music and Arts Entrepreneurship at Loyola marks opening with seminar on artist’s health care and wellness

As its first event, the Center for Music and Arts Entrepreneurship at Loyola University New Orleans will present "Health Care, Wellness and the Artist," a seminar that focuses on health care options and wellness issues for artists. The seminar takes place in two sessions on Saturday, Oct. 18.

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Loyola legal experts tackle financial crisis through symposium

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the Journal of Public Interest Law will present a symposium, "Predatory Lending and Its Impact on the Consumer Credit Market," on Friday, Oct. 17, from 1 to 5 p.m., in the College of Law, Room 405.

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Italian, Balinese and Mardi-Gras mask-making workshop at Loyola

Artemis Preeshl, associate professor of theatre arts at Loyola University New Orleans, will present a series of mask-making workshops called, "The Mask in You." The three-part workshop series takes place Friday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 18.

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International Country Fair coming to Peace Quad

The International Student Association and the Center for International Education will hold their annual Country Fair on Friday, Oct. 17, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Peace Quad. This free event will showcase Loyola's diverse international community and give students, faculty and staff the opportunity to spend the afternoon "traveling" the world.

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Ed Sanders presents “Poems for New Orleans” at Loyola

Legendary 1960s cultural figure Ed Sanders will present "1968: A Talk with Music and Images," on Monday, Oct. 20, and read from "Poems for New Orleans," on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall on the main campus of Loyola University New Orleans. Both presentations will take place at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

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Loyola hosts Fall 2008 MBA Open House

The Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans is hosting an open house Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m., in Miller Hall, room 112, to educate potential applicants about its Master of Business Administration program.

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Information session for prospective law school applicants

On Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m., in the College of Law, Room 405, the Black Law Student Association will hold an LSAT information session sponsored by the Princeton Review. Topics will include how to study and prepare for the LSAT and how to apply to law school.

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BLSA hosts barbecue in honor of Dean Westerfield

On Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m., the Black Law Student Association will host the second annual Dean Louis Westerfield Memorial Barbecue at Audubon Park, in shelter 12 (located near the corner of St. Charles Ave. and Walnut Street).

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Cissy Petty to deliver keynote address at student affairs conference

Dr. M.L. "Cissy" Petty, vice president for student affairs and associate provost at Loyola University New Orleans, will provide the keynote address at the 13th annual Student Affairs Professional Conference, "The Contemporary Student: Creating A Climate of Care," in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008. Buffalo State College of New York is sponsoring the conference.

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Loyola volleyball duo earns GCAC honors

Loyola Duo Keelyn Henderson and Sarah Howard are at it again, both earning Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Honors for the week ending Oct. 5.

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Parag Khanna to speak at Loyola’s next President’s Forum

Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce the second presentation in the fall President's Forums series, "Election 2008: Bringing faith into the voting booth and examining America's role in the new world order."

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Havoc to appear at Saints game Sunday

Loyola's mascot, Havoc, will perform during half-time at this week's New Orleans Saints football game on Sunday.

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South Carolina Law Review's Peer Review Pilot Program chooses Loyola law professor

Professor of Law Mitchell Crusto was asked to join Judge Richard Posner in launching the South Carolina Law Review's Peer Review Pilot Program this fall.

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