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November 13, 2009 Issue

Loyola commemorates Jesuits' assassination with Martyr's Week

The Loyola University Community Action Program will hold a week of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the assassination of six Jesuit priests in El Salvador during its 12-year civil war.

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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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'A Christmas Carol' continues this weekend

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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Loyola offering free H1N1 flu vaccine to eligible students and employees

Loyola University New Orleans received an initial shipment of 2,500 doses of the H1N1 flu vaccine and has been vaccinating students since Friday, Oct. 30.

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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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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 University hosts International Education Week

Loyola University New Orleans will join college campuses around the world, Nov. 16-20, in celebration of the ninth annual International Education Week.

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Mission and Ministry celebrates a Caribbean Christmas

The Office of Mission and Ministry invites the Loyola community to its Magis Celebration, an evening honoring the university's Ignacio Volunteer Program and other related international programs and projects.

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Survey says: Students like Loyola

Eighty-five percent of Loyola University New Orleans seniors would choose to attend Loyola again, given the chance, according to the results of the National Survey of Student Engagement.

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Music technology professor showcases work at international festivals

Paul Botelho, assistant professor of music technology at Loyola University New Orleans, had his collaborative video-music project, "Confined 10-01-2," featured at several international exhibitions and new music festivals this fall.

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Montage offers diverse group performances this week

This week, Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts will offer diverse group and solo jazz performances as part of its Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.

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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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Undergraduate philosophy conference hosts philosopher Alphonso Lingis

Philosopher, artist, anthropologist, and author Alphonso Lingis, will speak at Loyola University New Orleans in a lecture, "Violence and Splendor," on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium, located on the third floor of Monroe Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus to visit Loyola for sing-along event

Loyola University New Orleans will have an early Christmas visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus to help children of all ages ring in the holidays. The Clauses will visit the campus on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 1 3 p.m. in the Danna Student Center's St. Charles Room.

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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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Counseling faculty present research locally and across the US

Members of the Loyola University New Orleans Department of Counseling have had a busy schedule recently, presenting scholarly research and preparing for future presentations at conferences in Louisiana and around the United States

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Donate to the 2009 Loyola United Way campaign

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

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Loyola Recycling schedules collection of large metal items

Next week, Loyola University New Orleans will offer recycling of large metal items for two days on main campus in an effort to increase environmental awareness and sustainability.

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Ethics professor attends conference in France

Kenneth Keulman, professor of ethics at Loyola University New Orleans, attended the 10th annual International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute in Nancy, France, June 24-27.

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Three Loyola cross country athletes qualify for NAIA Nationals

Kieran Harper and women Hannah Dougherty and Madeline Falcone each qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Cross Country Championships with their performances in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championships Nov. 7 at the Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.

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WGSO to air eight 2009-10 Wolfpack men's basketball games

For the third year in a row, the Wolfpack men's basketball team will partner with WGSO 990 AM to broadcast eight Wolfpack men's games during the 2009-10 season.

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Mitch Crusto published in University of Miami Law Review

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitch Crusto recently had the lead article published in the latest edition of the University of Miami Law Review.

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Loyola volleyball heads to GCAC tournament

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team heads into the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Tournament as the No. 2 seed, after finishing the season with a 7-3 conference record and 17-14 overall.

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