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October 31, 2008 Issue

Next President's Forum to focus on the danger of Holocaust denial

Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to welcome Deborah E. Lipstadt, Ph.D., Thursday, Nov. 6, to present "Contemporary Holocaust Denial: A Clear and Present Danger" for the final fall 2008 President's Forum on Current Issues and Controversies. Lipstadt, an expert on Jewish issues and the preeminent authority on Holocaust denial, is the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.

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Loyola hosts lecture with Holocaust Museum

Loyola University New Orleans welcomes Geoffrey Megargee, Ph.D., of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to present "A Blind Eye and Dirty Hands: The Wehrmacht Crimes in the East 1941-1945." The lecture takes place Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m., in Multimedia Room 2, in Monroe Library on Loyola's main campus. It is free and open to the public.

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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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Take Back the Night march to raise awareness of sexual violence

Loyola University New Orleans joins its neighbor Tulane University to call for an end to sexual violence in the 17th annual Take Back the Night march, Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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College of Business dedicates "smart" classroom

Loyola University New Orleans' Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business will honor former Dean J. Patrick O'Brien by dedicating a state-of-the-art classroom in his name on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 4:30 p.m., in Miller Hall, Room 112.

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"Spinning into Butter" tackles latent racism

Loyola's Department of Theatre Arts and Dance and director Laura Hope bring to the stage the hidden racism that may lurk in people's hearts in Rebecca Gilman's "Spinning into Butter."

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Loyola University New Orleans uses private and public funds to establish three professorships

Higher education in Louisiana will receive matching funds from the state when the Board of Regents presents checks to universities at an event hosted by Xavier University on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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Cheryl Buchert and R. Judson Mitchell present at Clinical Legal Education conference

Cheryl P. Buchert, associate clinical professor of law, and R. Judson Mitchell, Law Clinic staff attorney, presented "Supervising in Your Pajamas: Clinical Pedagogy for the Internet Generation." Buchert has also been active with other projects as well.

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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 women's hoops ranked 24th in NAIA preseason poll

Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball team is ranked 24th in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Poll.

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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 features contemporary filmmaking seminars and film screenings

Loyola University New Orleans will host a three-week series of contemporary filmmaking seminars and film screenings beginning Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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Robert Garda presents papers at three conferences

Robert Garda, associate professor in the College of Law, has been called upon lately to present several papers at national conferences.

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Bernard Cook, Ph.D., lectures in Romania

Dr. Bernard Cook, the Provost Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans, recently lectured at two Romanian universities.

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Isabel Medina piece published in Harvard Latino Law Review

Ferris Family Distinguished Professor in the College of Law, M. Isabel Medina, recently published her "Ruminations on the Fourth Amendment: Case Law, Commentary, and the Word 'Citizen'" in the Harvard Latino Law Review 189 (2008).

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College of Law professor addresses challenges in teaching civil procedure

College of Law Professor Mary Garvey Algero presented "Challenges (and solutions) in Teaching Civil Procedure," at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools' annual conference in West Palm Beach, Fla., in July 2008.

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Loyola Cross Country competes at University of Mobile

Madeline Falcone led Loyola with a fifth place finish as the men's and women's cross country teams participated at the University of Mobile Invitational on Saturday morning.

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Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce to publish John Lovett

Professor John Lovett's article, "Meditations on Strathclyde: controlling private land use restrictions at the crossroads of legal systems," has been accepted for publication by the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce. It will be published in volume 36 later this fall.

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Wolfpack volleyball sweeps Blue Devils 3-0

The Loyola volleyball team secured at least the two-seed in the GCAC Tournament as the Wolfpack beat Dillard 3-0 Wednesday night at The Den.

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