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January 29, 2010 Issue

Associated College Press names Maroon a First-Class publication

The Associated Collegiate Press named The Maroon a First-Class publication, as part of a voluntary critique and evaluation program.

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Judge honored by Loyola's College of Law

Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law has given its highest honor to Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon, J.D.,'64, of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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Marketing and Communications recognized by education council

The Office of Marketing and Communications at Loyola University New Orleans has recently been recognized for excellence in its work by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, District III.

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Pirates take over Loyola in upcoming opera production

Can "the very model of a modern major-general" protect his daughters from the matrimonial advances of a band of orphan pirates? You'll find out during Loyola Opera Theatre's swashbuckling presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, "The Pirates of Penzance."

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Diboll Gallery exhibits exciting works by photographer Erika Goldring

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.

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Staged reading on notorious lynching case presented by CLE

The Institute for Continuing Legal Education at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents "Contempt of Court: A Discussion of the Lynching that Changed the American Legal System" a staged reading, on Wed., Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

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Terence Blanchard speaks on his career in open forum

Terence Blanchard, multi-Grammy Award winner and nominee, will speak at Loyola University New Orleans about his work as a jazz musician on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall.

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Leading environmental historian to give two talks at Loyola

The links among ecology, disease and international politics in the Greater Caribbean will be explored by visiting Georgetown University professor and author John McNeill, Ph.D., during a free afternoon lecture on Monday, Feb. 8 in Miller Hall, Room 114.

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Loyola Celebrates Black History Month

The Office of Student Affairs and the Black Student Union at Loyola University New Orleans are sponsoring a series of events celebrating Black History Month in February.

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Visiting design professor gives lecture on own work

Rhode Island School of Design professor Duane Slick will visit Loyola University New Orleans to discuss his paintings and other multi-media forms found in his collection titled, "The Untraceable Present," on Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall.

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Haiti relief contributions can be deducted from 2009 taxes

The Internal Revenue Service is allowing taxpayers to claim donations they make to Haiti earthquake relief charities from Jan. 11 until March 1, 2010, on their 209 tax returns.

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Loyola professors demand inquiry into assassination of Iranian prof

Several professors from Loyola University New Orleans joined faculty from other universities around the world in signing a proclamation condemning the assassination of Iranian physicist and Tehran University professor Masoud Ali-Mohammadi.

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Loyola University meets goal for 2009 United Way Campaign

The Loyola University New Orleans United Way campaign began in November, with a goal of raising $25,000 for the nonprofit organization. As of Jan. 27, the campaign has raised $25,790.

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Loyola Night at the Hive is this Monday

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association invites the Loyola community to cheer on the New Orleans Hornets as they take on the Phoenix Suns at "Loyola Night at the Hive."

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Loyola baseball opener moved back one day

The Loyola University New Orleans baseball team has pushed back their opening weekend series against William Carey from Friday/Saturday to Saturday/Sunday due to threat of inclement weather.

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Katrina-inspired jazz concert features some of New Orleans' greatest

Music professor and jazz saxophonist Tony Dagradi will perform an evening of jazz at Loyola University New Orleans alongside New Orleans jazz musicians Simon Lott, David Torkanowsky, and George Porter Jr. in a concert titled, "Fleur Debris When the Water Receded."

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College of Law provides free tax help for low-income tax payers

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is again offering the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program this year to provide free tax preparation assistance for people with low to moderate incomes.

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Loyola begins first phase of construction master plan

Loyola University New Orleans has approved $35 million in infrastructure improvements and work began earlier this month on the first phase of the facilities master plan for the university.

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