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October 2, 2009 Issue

Loyola celebrates 20th anniversary of women's studies

Loyola University New Orleans will celebrate its 20th anniversary of women's studies on Oct. 8, in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library on Loyola's main campus.

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Mass and reception celebrate the life of the Rev. Louis Twomey, S.J.

The life and legacy of social justice pioneer the Rev. Louis Twomey, S.J., will be celebrated on the 40th anniversary of his death, Sunday Oct. 11, with Mass in his honor at the Loyola University New Orleans Ignatius Chapel in Bobet Hall.

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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 2009-10 theatrical season with Yussef El Guindi's award-winning comedy, "Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes."

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Institute for Ministry co-sponsors Downtown Spirituality Series starting Tuesday

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry, along with the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception and the Catholic Book Store, will kick off First Tuesdays, part of the Downtown Spirituality Series, on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

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Hobnobbing with Havoc begins Tuesday night

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association, along with Wolfpack Athletics, invites the Loyola community to "Hobnobbing with Havoc," a series of tailgating events featuring Loyola's mascot, Havoc.

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Monk Institute showcases jazz mastery on campus next week

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance will host a free concert by the John Patitucci Trio and a benefit theatrical screening and panel discussion of "Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense" at Loyola University New Orleans next week.

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Loyola University joins Southern States Athletics Conference

In a move to enhance its athletic program, Loyola University New Orleans will join the Southern States Athletics Conference in competition starting in 2010.

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Paul Vallas joins leaders in education to examine schools in New Orleans

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, the Journal of Public Interest Law and the Loyola Institute for Quality and Equity in Education present "Reconstructing Education in New Orleans Post-Katrina: Lessons in Education Reform," on Friday, Oct. 16, from 1 to 5:45 p.m., in Room 405 of the College of Law.

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Former FDA commissioner to speak at Loyola

Loyola University New Orleans welcomes Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D., on Monday, Oct. 12, to present "Transforming Health Care in the 21st Century: The New Reality."

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Acclaimed clarinetist visits Loyola to present masterclasses, concert

Clarinet composer and performer William O. Smith will travel to Loyola University New Orleans to spend a week in residency Oct. 1215.

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Anzelmo talks recycling in radio interview

Kathy Anzelmo, instructor of biological sciences in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans and coordinator of the campus recycling program, will be featured in a radio interview this weekend.

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Montage brings a week of ensembles to Loyola

Beginning this weekend, the College of Music and Fine Arts Montage Series at Loyola University New Orleans will offer a selection of events by groups including the Loyola Symphony Orchestra, the Crescent City Wind Symphony and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble.

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Loyola co-sponsors lecture on ancient archaeology

Loyola University New Orleans has been chosen as the host site of this year's prestigious Dunwalke Lecture in archaeology.

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Loyola history professor recognized for outstanding dissertation

Jonathan Tenney, visiting assistant professor of history in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently recognized with an Outstanding U.S. Dissertation Prize by The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq for his work, "Life on the Bottom of Babylonian Society."

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Wolfpack's Gill, Worsham earn GCAC weekly volleyball honors

For their performances against Belhaven College and the University of West Florida over the last week, Loyola outside hitter Gina Gill was named GCAC hitter of the week and setter Samantha Worsham earned the conference's setter of the week honor on Tuesday.

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Loyola Cross Country at the LSU Invitational

The Loyola men's and women's cross country teams participated in the LSU Invitational at Highland Road Park on Saturday, Sept. 26.

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