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July 31, 2009 Issue

Monroe Library rated #5 in the country

Loyola University New Orleans' J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library was recently ranked fifth place in The Princeton Review's "2010 Best 371 Colleges." The library, which took seventh place in 2009, shares a top-five ranking with Harvard, Princeton, Columbia and Duke Universities.

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Loyola alumna chosen to co-host 'Live with Regis and Kelly'

Loyola University New Orleans alumna and WWL-TV anchorwoman Lucy Bustamante was chosen to co-host "Live with Regis and Kelly" during its "From Local to 'Live!' Co-host for a Day" promotion.

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Loyola law professor and former Gates classmate proposes act to Congress

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitchell Crusto has recently proposed to U.S. Congress the Anti-Racial Profiling Act of 2009, also referred to as the "Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. Act," as a result of Gates' recent arrest in Cambridge, Mass

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Bookstore begins renovations

Follett Higher Education Group, which began managing the Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore in May, has begun to renovate the store space in the Danna Student Center. Follet also plans to establish a satellite store near Flambeaux's, located on the first floor of the Danna Student Center.

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Mass Communication director begins Monday

Sonya Forte Duhé, Ph.D., begins work Monday as the new director of the Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication in the College of Social Sciences.

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Loyola volleyball honored by AVCA

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team recently earned recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association for their academic excellence for the 2008-09 season.

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