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March 26, 2010 Issue

Broadcasting legend and Loyola alumnus Phil Johnson dies at 80

Phil Johnson, local broadcasting legend and 1950 journalism graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, died late Monday after suffering from a lengthy illness.

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Calypso music event launches Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Loyola University New Orleans will host a free lecture and concert, "Everybody Runnin' to the Carnival: Calypso Music, the Caribbean and its New Orleans Connection," by renowned Costa Rican musician and ethnographer Manuel Monestel on Wednesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium on Loyola's main campus.

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Hope for Haiti task force seeks donations for Loyola alumna living in Haiti

The Loyola University New Orleans Hope for Haiti task force is trying to raise funds to buy a tent for alumna and Haitian resident Annick Megie, '08, who is living with her family in a car.

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Tax assistance program at Loyola recognized by city for community outreach

The City of New Orleans presented a proclamation to Loyola University New Orleans College of Law's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program and its partner, the Asset Building Coalition of Southeast Louisiana, recognizing them for their free tax assistance to people in need.

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Law mediation team headed to nationals

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law mediation team won the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation regional competition, earning them a trip to nationals in San Francisco April 7-8.

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Vocal performance student wins prestigious competition

Loyola University New Orleans student David Castillo won first prize this month in the Stewart Brady Competition for Young Artists sponsored by the Y.E.S. Foundation for the Arts of San Francisco, Calif.

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LIM hosts author of 'Googling God' for lecture and young adult day of reflection

The Loyola Institute for Ministry will host Mike Hayes, former editor of BustedHalo.com, a ministry of the Paulist Fathers, and author of "Googling God: The Religious Landscape of People in their 20s and 30s," on March 26 and 27 for a lecture and day of reflection.

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Symposium tackles negotiation tactics for lawyers

The Loyola Law Review in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents "Getting to Yes: New Perspectives in Legal Negotiation and Persuasion." The symposium is on Saturday, March 27, from 1-5 p.m. in the College of Law, Room 405.

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College of Law hosts annual Brendan Brown lecture

The featured speaker at this year's Brendan Brown lecture is Robin P. Malloy, E.I. White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law, who will speak on "Adam Smith in the Courts of the United States."

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Library staff receives grant, presents lecture

Trish Nugent, librarian and archivist for the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library, was recently awarded an American Heritage Preservation grant in the amount of $2,753 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Biology professor hosts high school research group

During the upcoming Easter break, Loyola University New Orleans biology professor Frank Jordan, Ph.D., will host and mentor high school students from The Young Women's Leadership School of East Harlem who will assist him in his study of the Okaloosa Darter.

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Dance team tryouts to be held next month

The Loyola University New Orleans Dance Team will hold tryouts for the 2010-11 dance team on Saturday, April 10, 2010.

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Stacy Hollowell named Loyola men's assistant coach

Loyola University New Orleans men's basketball coach and director of intercollegiate athletics and wellness Dr. Michael Giorlando announced the hiring of Stacy Hollowell as assistant coach of the men's basketball team.

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Basketball players named to NAIA

Loyola University New Orleans junior forward Ryan Brock was named Third-Team National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-American on March 23, becoming the first player since the program was reinstated in 1991 to make one of the three teams.

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Law professor authors op-ed on human rights in Haiti

Jeanne M. Woods, Henry F. Bonura Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans, contributed a guest column to The Times-Picayune on Feb. 4.

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Loyola’s Templet named GCAC Baseball Player of the Week

Freshman third baseman Caleb Templet was named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week for baseball for the week ending March 21.

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