Loyola at a Glance
December 18, 2009 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Dean Brian Bromberger recently announced his intention to retire following the spring semester, citing health reasons for his decision.
The Loyola University New Orleans Office of Student Affairs gave up the typical office holiday party to spend a day volunteering with the St. Bernard Project, rebuilding homes of Katrina survivors.
In order to better understand modern persecution, students at Loyola have been examining the medieval origins of persecution of minority groups, particularly in the High Middle Ages, an era that has earned the title of a "persecuting society."
Loyola criminal justice professor Patrick Walsh, Ph.D., department chair William E. Thornton, Ph.D., and Lydia Voigt, Ph.D., senior vice provost, recently presented an paper entitled "Post-Hurricane Katrina Corruption and Human Rights Violations in New Orleans, Louisiana" at an international conference on corruption and human rights in Maastricht, Netherlands.
Loyola University New Orleans volleyball player Gina Gill was named 2009 All-Louisiana First Team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
"Shotgun," a play by John Biguenet, the Robert Hunter Distinguished Professor of English, has been nominated for the American Theatre Critics Association's 2009 ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award for best play of the year.
Alice Michelle Augustine, a third-year student at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study in Turkey for the 2009-2010 academic year.
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