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April 9, 2010 Issue

Change in US loan process will affect Loyola student loan recipients

Changes to the way federal student loans are administered will affect every federal student loan recipient in the country who is continuing studies at a university or college, according to Cathy Simoneaux, director of the Loyola University New Orleans Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

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Dance team tryouts this weekend

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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Second annual peace conference runs next week

The Student Coordinating Committee for World Peace at Loyola University New Orleans will host its second annual Student Peace Conference, an interdisciplinary summit dedicated to global peace, April 12 16.

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Electro-acoustic music and 'Carmina Burana' performances featured this weekend

Musicians from around the country will showcase new music during a concert at Loyola University New Orleans, "Resonant Grounds: Electro-acoustic music at Loyola."

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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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Archeologist discusses children depicted in art during wartime

A visiting archeology professor will discuss the relevance of children depicted in art in times of war during a free lecture at Loyola University New Orleans on Wednesday, April 14.

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Loyola offers one-stop-shop for information on graduate degrees

Interested in furthering your education and career by earning a graduate degree? Find out how at the Loyola University New Orleans Graduate Studies Open House on Thursday, April 15.

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Deadline approaching for faculty and administrative staff participation in commencement

Faculty and staff interested in participating in this year's commencement exercises must register by completing the online Faculty-Staff Commencement Participation Form no later than Friday, April 16.

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Loyola athletics to hold annual golf tournament on April 16

The 13th Annual Loyola Wolfpack Athletics Golf Tournament will be held Friday, April 16 at Audubon Golf Course.

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Rebirth of Loyola's ring ceremony is scheduled for fall 2010

A representative from Balfour, Loyola's exclusive ring provider, will be on campus April 13 and 14, from10 a.m. 3 p.m., in the Danna Student Center, to take orders for class rings in preparation for a revamped Ring Presentation Ceremony.

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Loyola hosts first graduate research symposium

Loyola University New Orleans graduate students will have the opportunity to share their research with the university community on Thursday, April 15, from noon-2 p.m., in the Danna Student Center St. Charles Room.

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College Republicans host free concert to show support for US troops

The Loyola University College Republicans will host a free concert featuring Easy Company on Friday, April 16, from 4-7 p.m., in the university Peace Quad, to show support for men and women in the United States military.

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Loyola Band dedicates upcoming concert to the generous donor

On Saturday, April 17, at 3 p.m., the Loyola Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, directed by Dr. Joseph Hebert, will perform a concert featuring wind band standards and favorites.

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Two prominent leaders in Jesuit, Catholic thought share views on faith

U.S. Representative Anh "Joseph" Cao, J.D.'00, of Louisiana's second congressional district, and the Rev. Mark Massa, S.J., Ph.D., the Karl Rahner Professor of Theology and director of the Curran Center for Catholic studies at Fordham University, will be on Loyola University New Orleans' main campus Monday, April 19

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Business students and mentors meet in speedy network sessions

More than 160 first-year business students and 30 mentors will have the opportunity to meet in a professional setting at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business Speed Networking Event

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Loyola philosophy student awarded scholarship to study at Cambridge

G. Nicholas Courtney, a senior honors student at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently awarded the 2010 Davies-Jackson Scholarship for study at St. John's College at the University of Cambridge in England.

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Loyola College of Business receives re-accreditation from AACSB

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business has been re-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' international board of directors.

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CityBusiness names 15 to Leadership in Law Class of 2010

Fifteen of the 50 honorees for the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2010 are Loyola University New Orleans College of Law graduates.

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Trial Advocacy team reaches semi-finals in Chicago

Loyola's Trial Advocacy team finished as a semi-finalist in the ABA National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

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Tax assistance group receives accolades

Beth Tucker, deputy commissioner for wage and investment at the Internal Revenue Service, recently lauded Loyola University New Orleans' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance group for its free tax aid to the community.

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Easter basket delivery brings joy to children living in shelters

A drive to collect money and supplies to provide Easter baskets to children living in domestic violence and homeless shelters was a great success, according to organizers Kylie Faure, an undergraduate criminal justice major, and Rae Taylor, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice.

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Loyola's Ryan Brock named second team All-Louisiana

Loyola University New Orleans men's basketball player Ryan Brock was named second team All-Louisiana as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

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Loyola baseball announces All-Decade Team

Loyola University New Orleans announced the All-Decade Baseball Team for the 2000-2009 seasons and will honor the former baseball standouts prior to Loyola's double header with LSU-Shreveport on Saturday, April 17.

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