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November 14, 2008 Issue

The Ellis Marsalis Quartet to perform at Loyola

Legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis and his quartet will appear at Loyola University New Orleans to perform a concert headlining the hits from their latest recording, "An Open Letter to Thelonious." The concert takes place Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the intimate setting of Satchmo's Jazz Café, located in Loyola's Danna Student Center.

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Loyola hosts neighborhood safety town hall meeting

Loyola University New Orleans will host a neighborhood safety town hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m., in the University Sports Complex Conference Room, located on the sixth floor.

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Loyola alumna and trustee makes Chicago Business' "40 Under 40"

Loyola University New Orleans congratulates Shawn M. Donnelley, a Loyola graduate and member of the board of trustees, for her inclusion in Chicago Business' list of "40 Under 40." Donnelley, who graduated in 1991, is the founder of Strategic Giving, LLC.

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Loyola University hosts International Education Week

Loyola University New Orleans will join college campuses around the world, Nov. 17-21, in celebration of the eighth annual International Education Week.

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Lecture to examine how Americans follow Middle East conflict

Loyola University New Orleans' School of Mass Communication and Department of History will host "Reporting Peace/Reporting Conflict: The U.S. Media on Israel/Palestine" on Monday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. The lecture, which is free, takes place in the Monroe Library Multi Media Room 2, on Loyola's main campus. Middle Eastern refreshments will be served to attendees.

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Montage offers diverse group performances this week

This week, Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts will offer a vast array of group performances as part of its Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.

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Loyola University encourages community to go smoke-free

The Health Education at Loyola committee is hosting the 33rd Great American Smokeout event this Thursday, Nov. 20. The American Cancer Society has designated this day in an effort to encourage smokers to quit for one day in the hope they may quit for good.

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Wolfpack remains undefeated with 93-87 win over HTU

Loyola's men's basketball team moved to 3-0 on the season as the Wolfpack defeated Huston-Tillotson 93-87 Sunday at The Den.

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Loyola Ballet presents "The Nutcracker Suite"

The Loyola Ballet will present a holiday concert featuring Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker Suite" and other contemporary and character works. "The Nutcracker Suite" will be accompanied by the Loyola Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Jean Montès.

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Loyola Environmental Studies Program hosts lecture on fish farming

Anthony E. Ladd, Ph.D., of the Department of Sociology will present a public research presentation, "Something Fishy: Environmental Opposition to Fish Farms and Off-Shore Aquaculture from the Pacific Northwest to the Gulf of Mexico," on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m., in the Danna Student Center, Octavia Room.

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Final volume of "People's History of Christianity" published

Denis Janz, Provost Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, has published "Medieval Christianity," the final volume in his seven-volume, "People's History of Christianity."

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Stephen Higginson published in two 2008 law review publications

College of Law assistant professor Stephen Higginson was recently published in the George Mason Law Review and the Florida Law Review.

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Falcone qualifies for NAIA national cross country championships

Loyola's Madeline Falcone came in fourth place in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships last Saturday at the Choctaw Trails.

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Mitch F. Crusto appears in two Times-Picayune articles

College of Law professor Mitch F. Crusto has been used as a resource for two recent Times-Picayune articles and presented at two conferences this past summer.

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Boyd Blundell gives keynote in Belgium

Boyd Blundell, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies at Loyola, gave the keynote address, "A Good Story Well Told: Toward a Christian Narrative Identity," at the International Conference: "Paul Ricoeur: Poetics and Religion" on Oct. 29, at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

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Bobby Harges co-authors two books

College of Law professor Bobby Harges was co-author on two recently published books, "Harges and Jones' Louisiana Evidence," 2008 Edition, with Russell Jones, by Thomson/West, and "Louisiana Criminal Law Cases and Materials," second edition 2008 by Vandeplas Publishing.

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Markus Puder co-authors article

College of Law associate professor Markus G. Puder's article, "Options, Methods and Costs for Offsite Commercial Disposal of Exploration and Production Wastes," with co-author J.A. Veil, was published in SPE Projects, Facilities and Construction, Vol. 2, Number 4, in December 2007.

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