Loyola at a Glance
January 15, 2010 Issue
The Loyola University New Orleans community is uniting to respond to the devastation of the Haitian earthquake through a variety of events, fundraising and spiritual support for Haitians and their loved ones abroad. Several Loyola students, alumni, faculty and staff are Haitian or have family members directly impacted by the earthquake.
How do the major mayoral candidates plan to combat political corruption and restore trustworthy, transparent government in New Orleans? This question will be the topic of discussion during Loyola University New Orleans' Mayoral Forum on Corruption tonight at 7 p.m.
The Loyola University Center for the Study of New Orleans will host "New Orleans in the '60s: A Time of Change," on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium on Loyola's main campus.
Loyola University New Orleans will host several outstanding young singers as they compete and perform spectacular vocal music in pursuit of operatic stardom during the New York Metropolitan Opera National Council Gulf Coast Regional Auditions.
Candidates for mayor will participate in a town hall on Thursday, Jan. 21, to explain their views on the future of public education in New Orleans.
MUSAICA, a group of professional New Orleans musicians, will present the world-premiere of "Duck Girl," a theatrical musical performance honoring iconic New Orleanian Ruthie Moulon.
The 24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr., Week for Peace is scheduled for Monday through Friday, Jan. 18 −22, 2010. The events, which include a day of community service and a convocation, are sponsored by Loyola, Dillard, Tulane and Xavier Universities.
The Loyola Writing Institute presents "Writing Fiction and Creative Nonfiction," a creative writing workshop conducted by James Nolan, a widely published New Orleans writer and English instructor in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences.
The vivid work of New Orleans-based music and fine arts photographer Erika Molleck Goldring will be featured in an upcoming exhibit of new photos, "Performance Portraiture," in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans.
Loyola University New Orleans assistant men's basketball coach Joey Stiebing resigned from his position at the university last week to join the Sichuan Jinqiang Basketball Club of the National Basketball League in China.
The Loyola University New Orleans basketball teams pushed back their January 16 home games against Tougaloo College to Sunday, Jan. 17 due to the New Orleans Saints playoff game.
Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball player Trenese Smith was recently mentioned as one of the Female College Athletes of the Decade by The Times Picayune.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing faculty members Mary Oriol, D.P.H., associate professor and coordinator of the Health Care Systems Management Masters Program, and nursing professor Gail Tumulty, Ph.D., were busy last year doing everything from publishing research to presenting papers in Spain and British Columbia to hosting a national conference in the New Orleans French Quarter.
Two Loyola University New Orleans men's basketball players were named to the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight Honor Roll.
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