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October 17, 2008 Issue

Vienna Boys Choir performs concert at Holy Name of Jesus Church

The world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir brings its 500-year-old vocal tradition to Holy Name of Jesus Church at Loyola University New Orleans for a concert on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m.

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Loyola releases official enrollment numbers for 2008

Faculty, staff and student leaders at Loyola University New Orleans welcomed 695 academically talented incoming freshmen for the 2008-2009 school year. Including undergraduate, graduate, law school and transfer students, total enrollment for the 2008-2009 school year is 4,634, compared with 4,585 for the 2007-2008 school year.

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College of Business holds second presentation on the nation’s economic crisis

Loyola University New Orleans' Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business will hold a second presentation on the state of the national economy and the bailout measures approved and being implemented by the federal government.

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College of Law makes Princeton Review’s list of “Best 174 Law Schools”

The Princeton Review has named Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law one of the best law schools in the nation. The New York-based education services company features the school in the just-published 2009 edition of its "Best 174 Law Schools."

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Loyola's Henderson GCAC Libero of the Week for fifth week in a row

Loyola senior Keelyn Henderson was named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Libero of the Week for the fifth consecutive week as announced today by the GCAC.

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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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Woodrow Wilson Fellow and novelist, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, visits Loyola

Woodrow Wilson Fellow, novelist, essayist and poet, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, will visit Loyola University New Orleans next week to present readings and lectures about her experiences as an author.

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Center for Music and Arts Entrepreneurship at Loyola marks opening with seminar on artists' 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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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."

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Aquila Theatre Company performs Homer’s “Iliad” at Loyola

The Aquila Theatre Company, the professional company-in-residence at New York University's Center for Ancient Studies, will travel to Loyola University New Orleans to perform Homer's "The Iliad: Book One." The performance takes place on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall.

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Coming up in the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series

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

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Loyola plays major role in largest U.S. contemporary art project ever

Prospect.1 and Loyola University New Orleans have teamed up to offer an exciting collection of exhibits throughout the main campus beginning Nov. 1. Loyola will be one of many hosts around the city to house artwork from the national traveling collection.

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Loyola’s news coverage sees sharp increase

A recent media monitoring report shows that Loyola University New Orleans has increased its secured media coverage and press mentions by 37 percent from the 2006-2007 academic year to 2007-2008.

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Women’s Resource Center hosts discussion on feminism

Loyola University New Orleans' Women's Resource Center welcomes Jennifer Disney, Ph.D., to present "A Time for Change: Feminism, Activism, and Revolution in Mozambique and Nicaragua," on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The lecture takes place in Monroe Hall, Room 157, on Loyola's main campus. It is free and open to the public.

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Cross country teams compete at Mississippi College Invitational

Lauren Fereday led the Wolfpack with a 9th place finish in the women's 6K and Chris Kelliher was tops for the men placing 16th in the men's 8K as Loyola cross country teams competed in the college division of the Mississippi College Watson Ford Invitational last Saturday.

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Ed Renwick to be honored at jazz brunch

The Institute of Politics invites past fellows and supporters of the IOP to a jazz brunch honoring Dr. Ed Renwick and his more than 35 years of service to the institute on Sunday, Nov. 2.

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