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September 18, 2009 Issue

Seasonal flu shots available to Loyola community

Loyola University New Orleans continues to monitor the H1N1 swine flu virus, but also reminds the campus community to take precautions against the seasonal flu.

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Bookstore celebrates makeover

The Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore will celebrate its post-renovation grand reopening on Thursday, Sept. 24, with a full day of activities, including free food, a book signing, music, prize giveaways and a poetry slam.

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'Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes' finds the funny in Hollywood stereotyping

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans and director Laura Hope kick off the 2009-2010 theatrical season with Yussef El Guindi's award-winning comedy, "Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes."

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Loyola celebrates Love Your Body Week

The Loyola University New Orleans community will focus on health and well-being for Love Your Body Week, a series of events next week that celebrate positive body image.

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College of Law presents 'Angola 3' this weekend

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law chapter of the National Lawyers Guild presents the play "Angola 3" tonight and Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m., in Monroe Hall's Nunemaker Auditorium on Loyola's main campus.

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First-Year Seminars bring Mary Matalin to Loyola's campus

Loyola University New Orleans President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., brings political consultant Mary Matalin to his class, American Health Care: Justice for All?, as part of the First-Year Seminar Program at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Loyola Theatre brings "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later" to campus

Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will join playwright Mois├ęs Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project in a global follow-up epilogue of the powerful play and movie, "The Laramie Project."

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Loyola women capture Radisson Hotel Wolfpack Invitational

The Loyola women's cross country team took the team title with 26 points in the Inaugural Radisson Hotel Wolfpack Invitational last Saturday, Sept. 12, at Lafreniere Park, in Metairie, La.

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Researchers travel to the Guatemalan jungle in search of kissing bugs

Loyola University New Orleans biology professor Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., and three of her researchers, recently traveled to Guatemala to conduct tropical field studies on kissing bugs and the illness they create in humans, Chagas disease.

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Loyola Institute for Ministry launches online master's programs

In January 2010, the Loyola Institute for Ministry will officially launch online master's degree programs in pastoral studies and religious education.

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Cissy Petty invited to Nova Scotia

Loyola University New Orleans Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Provost M.L. "Cissy" Petty, Ph.D., has been invited to present at the inaugural Gallup International Strengths Conference, September 16-18, in Western Shore, Nova Scotia.

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Loyola volleyball defeats Spring Hill 3-1

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team traveled to Mobile, Ala., on Wed., Sept. 16, to take on the Spring Hill Lady Badgers, and came away with a 3-1 victory.

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Montage features chamber music, jazz and masterclasses next week

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans gets into full swing next week with a diverse offering of events.

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Loyola biology professor presents weekly radio show on science matters

Each week, Craig Hood, Ph.D., professor and chair of the biology department at Loyola University New Orleans, hosts a radio program on Loyola's online radio station, Crescent City Radio, which discusses how science discovers and interprets our world and comments on emerging discoveries in science.

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Loyola women's basketball adds new strength coach

Nate Singleton has joined the Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball staff as the new strength and conditioning coach.

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