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November 6, 2009 Issue

'A Christmas Carol' begins tonight

To kick off the holiday season, 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.

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Trial Advocacy Team wins national competition

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Trial Advocacy Team won first place at the Quinnipiac University Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition held Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2009, in New Haven, Conn.

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LIM mourns death of alumna

The Loyola Institute for Ministry is mourning the loss of Sister Marguerite Bartz, a member of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and a 1979 master's graduate of LIM. Bartz was found dead in her home on the Navajo reservation near Gallup, N. M., on Nov. 1.

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The 2009 Loyola United Way campaign kicks off today

The Loyola University New Orleans' 2009 United Way Campaign begins today and runs through Friday, Nov. 20.

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Upcoming Montage music performances feature chamber music and jazz

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series presents exciting chamber music and jazz concerts beginning this week.

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Loyola community volunteers for 10th annual day of service

Loyola University New Orleans Wolfpack pride and community service will be on exhibit all over the United States in November, as alumni and students participate in volunteer projects for Wolves on the Prowl 2009.

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Loyola composer's music featured in Covington concert Saturday

The songs, chamber music and choral music of William Horne, composer and professor of music at Loyola University New Orleans, will be showcased in a concert at Christ Episcopal Church, located in Covington, La.

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Loyola hosts pep rally tailgate before Battle of Freret Street Monday

Loyola University New Orleans men's basketball team will renew their rivalry with next-door neighbor Tulane as the Wolfpack and Green Wave meet in the annual Battle of Freret Street Monday, Nov. 9, in Fogelman Arena.

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Vietnam and civil rights movement the topics of upcoming lectures

The legacy of the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement will be the topics of two free lectures next week sponsored by the Loyola University New Orleans Biever Guest Lecture Series and the College of Social Sciences Department of Sociology.

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Author brings career finding skills to Loyola University

The Loyola Career Development Center, the Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore and the Office of Co-Curricular Programs present "Do you see your future career?" an interactive discussion and book signing by author, career counselor and career intuitive Sue Frederick.

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ArtsLink Fellow from Kazakhstan speaks at Loyola

The 2009 ArtsLink Fellow in Performing Arts, Karla Makatova, will visit Loyola University New Orleans to speak about the arts impact in the country of Kazakhstan in a talk, "Kazakhstan: Music and Culture."

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Yamauchi lecture in religion focuses on humor found in the parables

Sister Terri Bednarz, R.S.M., will be the featured speaker at the Loyola University New Orleans Department of Religious Studies Fall Yamauchi Lecture in Religion.

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Loyola hosts outspoken political philosopher Slavoj Zizek

Charismatic philosopher and professor Slavoj Zizek will visit Loyola University New Orleans to present a lecture, "Uses and Misuses of Violence," on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium, located in Monroe Hall.

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Impressive showing by Loyola at public relations awards

Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication students, faculty and alumni were showered with awards Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the annual Public Relations Society of America New Orleans chapter awards banquet at the W Hotel.

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Loyola offers H1N1 vaccination to employees

Loyola University New Orleans has received an initial shipment of 2,500 doses of the H1N1 flu vaccine and is vaccinating students up to age 24. Students with a valid university identification card and a driver's license or other valid form of identification with a birthdate may be vaccinated on a first come, first serve basis in the Danna Student Center Gallery, in the basement across from Satchmo's.

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Loyola alumnus and ancient history scholar speaks on campus

Loyola alumnus Andrew McCarthy, Ph.D., will return to Loyola University New Orleans to give a lecture, "10,000 Years on the Island of Aphrodite."

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Guatemalan writer and critic speaks at Loyola

Accomplished fiction writer, literary critic and professor Arturo Arias will speak at Loyola University New Orleans about the subversive role of literature in Guatemalan society when he presents "Peace and War: Literature, Indigeneity and Change in Guatemala."

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Loyola Ballet celebrates milestone anniversary of the Ballets Russes

The Loyola Ballet celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ballets Russes with performances on Friday, Nov. 20, and Saturday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex, on Loyola's main campus.

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Loyola baseball teams up with Komen Race for the Cure

The Loyola University New Orleans baseball team assisted with the 13th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure that was held on Oct. 25 in New Orleans.

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Yao delivers lectures in Middle East, the Netherlands

Loyola University New Orleans College of Business accounting, economics and finance Chair Lee J. Yao, Ph.D., is on a whirlwind international tour this week, lecturing in Saudi Arabia and presenting a research seminar in the Netherlands.

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Loyola's Brock, Oldani honored by GCAC

Loyola men's basketball player Ryan Brock and volleyball player Amanda Oldani were honored by the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference for their performances last week.

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Loyola men's hoops runs past Carver Bible, 111-54

Sean Bennett had 21 first half points with seven field goals from behind the arc as Loyola University New Orleans defeated Carver Bible College of Atlanta, Ga., 111-54 in the season opener for both teams Oct. 30 in The Den.

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