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October 23, 2009 Issue

Loyola Week kicks off Nov. 1

In November, the Jesuit Center and the Student Government Association will present Loyola Week, a series of events, activities and exhibits to celebrate the Jesuit heritage of Loyola University New Orleans.

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Take Back the Night march to raise awareness of sexual violence

Loyola University New Orleans joins its neighbor Tulane University to call for an end to sexual violence in the 18th annual Take Back the Night, on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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Loyola honors former opera stage director David Morelock

The esteemed career of David Morelock, director of Loyola Opera Theatre from 1994-2009, will be celebrated with an Opera Gala on Sunday, Nov. 1.

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Loyola law students seek volunteers to work with UN rep next week

Students in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will assist with the visit of a United Nations special rapporteur on adequate housing, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31.

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Artwork of Keith Haring comes to Loyola's Diboll Gallery

The colorful and vibrant mastery of the late New York City artist Keith Haring will be the subject of the next exhibit on display in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans.

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International Student Association hosts Country Fair

Where did the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago get its name? Who started the 365-day calendar? Which country's national symbol is an eagle eating a snake? Find out the answers to these and many questions at Loyola University New Orleans' annual Country Fair, Friday, Oct. 30.

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Loyola hosts Spanish playwright and performers

Spanish dramatist and playwright José Moreno Arenas, known for his short, comic plays that confront the audience with shocking twists, will visit Loyola University New Orleans to give a lecture "Minimal Theatre: Dramatic 'Fleas'" and dramatic readings of two of his mini plays on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., in Multimedia Room 2 of the Monroe Library.

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1718 reading series hosts author Thomas Beller

Acclaimed author Thomas Beller will be the featured speaker at the next 1718 reading series on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., at the Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave.

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Loyola and Southern Rep showcase Beethoven's Opus 131

The Southern Reparatory Theater and Loyola University New Orleans will team up this weekend to present Beethoven's opus 131 in a benefit performance featuring Loyola's Faculty Chamber Ensemble.

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Acclaimed piano and cello virtuosos perform original works at Loyola

New Orleans Friends of Music teams up with Loyola University New Orleans to present exciting masterclasses and a concert by internationally acclaimed virtuosos Lera Auerbach, piano, and Ani Aznavoorian, cello.

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Loyola law student pens award-winning book

A book co-authored by a first-year law student at Loyola University New Orleans has received the 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust Leadership in Journalism Award from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

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Loyola theatre begins holidays with staged adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol'

The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will present a modern version of the Victorian gothic production of "A Christmas Carol," adapted by Neil Bartlett, which honors Dickens' original language. Loyola Theatre will also collaborate with Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana during select performances to fight hunger.

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The plight of displaced people the focus of series of events

"People on the Move" will be the focus of a conference at Loyola University New Orleans, examining the people displaced by Hurricane Katrina, migrant workers and refugees.

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4th Circuit brings courtroom to College of Law

Law students at Loyola University New Orleans are invited to attend oral arguments before the State of Louisiana Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. in the College of Law, Room 308.

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Loyola remembers alumni at Mass on All Saints Day

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association and the Office of Mission and Ministry invite the campus community to attend an alumni memorial Mass on All Saints Day, Sunday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m., in Ignatius Chapel, in Bobet Hall.

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Women's Resource Center hosts lunch lecture on intimate partner violence

Criminal Justice professor Rae Taylor, Ph.D., will present "The Power to Kill: Power and Coercive Control as a Predictor of Homicide in Intimate Relationships," on Monday, Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m., in Mercy Hall, Room 103.

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BLSA hosts barbecue in memory of Dean Westerfield

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Black Law Student Association will remember the life and contributions of Loyola's first African-American dean at the third annual Dean Louis Westerfield Memorial Barbecue, on Saturday, Oct. 31.

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Susan Brower speaks at conference in North Carolina

Susan Brower, media services coordinator and associate professor in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library, presented two sessions at the Consortium of College and University Media Centers annual conference at Elon University in Greensboro, N.C., earlier this month.

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Law clinic professor joins panelists at conference in DC

Davida Finger, assistant clinical professor in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, was an invited speaker and panelist at a forum in September hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus.

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Loyola psychology professor attends APA conference

Janet R. Matthews, Ph.D., professor of psychology, recently returned from the American Psychological Association's Education Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., where she was elected to chair the association's board of educational affairs.

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