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November 7, 2008 Issue

Law professors to be invested at ceremony today

Three professors from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will be invested with endowed professorships at a ceremony presided over by President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., today at 5 p.m. in the College of Law, room 405.

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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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Sr. Elizabeth Willems presents at Loyola's Yamauchi Lecture in Religion series

Sr. Elizabeth Willems, School Sisters of Notre Dame, will present "Education: Arenas of Responsibility," as part of the fall Yamauchi Lecture in Religion series at Loyola University New Orleans. The lecture takes place on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m.,

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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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College of Business awarded $75,000 grant

The Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation awarded Loyola University New Orleans' Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business a $75,000 grant to cultivate interest in the teaching of economics.

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Jennifer Schlotbom named assistant director of Loyola's Office of Marketing and Communications

Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Schlotbom to assistant director of the Office of Marketing and Communications. She joins the team with more than eight years of marketing communication experience.

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Theatre, jazz, piano, vocal, choral, oh my! Only on Montage

This week, Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts will offer a diverse array of solo, ensemble and theatrical performances. Variety like this can only be found on Loyola's Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.

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College of Social Sciences hosts Fulbright Scholar

Loyola University New Orleans' College of Social Sciences was chosen to host Fulbright Visiting Scholar Paul Luif, Ph.D., senior fellow at the Austrian Institute for International Affairs in Vienna, Austria.

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Revelation: Its Meaning Then and Now

The Loyola Institute for Ministry presents "Revelation: Its Meaning Then and Now," a lecture and workshop on the last book of sacred scripture in the New Testament, presented by Fr. Jan Lambrecht, S.J. The free lecture takes place Friday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m., and the workshop takes place, Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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40 under 40

Two Loyola University New Orleans employees were named to Gambit Weekly's annual list "40 Under 40," a "look at some of the young people who are making remarkable contributions to the New Orleans metropolitan region."

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Professor speaks at national conference

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Mass Communication spoke on "Effective Communication with the Media" at the national conference of the National Association of Women Judges in Portland last month.

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Loyola clinches share of GCAC regular season title with comeback win

The Loyola volleyball team earned a share of the GCAC regular season title by storming back from a two sets to none deficit to upset the 22nd ranked Mobile Rams 3-2 on Senior Night, Tuesday at The Den.

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Barbara Ewell gives keynote at conference

Dr. Barbara C. Ewell, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English, recently gave the keynote address at the Faulkner and Chopin Conference held at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

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Loyola men's hoops to broadcast eight games on radio

The Loyola's men's basketball team will be on the radio eight times this season, starting with last night's exhibition game against cross-street rival Tulane.

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Dominique Custos nominated to executive committee

College of Law Professor Dominique Custos was elected to the Executive Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law.

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Wolfpack volleyball trio wins player of the week honors

Loyola volleyball players Mary Seals, Keelyn Henderson and Sarah Howard have been named the GCAC's hitter, libero and setter of the week respectively for the period ending Nov. 2.

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Monica Hof Wallace presents at conference in Florida

Monica Hof Wallace, associate professor in the College of Law, organized and presented on the panel titled, "Family Law Pedagogy," at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference in July 2008, in Palm Beach, Fla.

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Robert Verchick publishes in Cardozo Journal of Law

Professor Robert Verchick, Gauthier-St. Martin Eminent Scholar Chair in Environmental Law, recently published "Katrina, Feminism and Environmental Justice," in 13 Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender 791, (2007).

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Harvard Law School selects Loyola staff attorney as Wasserstein Fellow

Davida Finger, a staff attorney with Loyola's College of Law has been selected as a Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow of Harvard Law School for spring 2009.

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