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April 16, 2010 Issue

Mass Communication students place in national PR competition

Five Loyola University New Orleans public relations students have been chosen as finalists in the 2010 Bateman Case Study Competition.

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Group formed to improve Loyola's environmental efforts

In order to reduce Loyola University New Orleans' impact on the environment, Provost Edward Kvet, D.M.E., recently formed a Study Group on Campus Sustainability to assess the level of the university's sustainable operations and suggest improvements.

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Loyola law student receives prestigious fellowship

Third-year Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student Alison McCrary has been selected as a 2010 Soros Justice Advocacy Fellow.

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Loyola Opera welcomes new director and stages production by Ravel

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts recently announced Carol Rausch as the new director of Loyola Opera Theatre.

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Hollygrove Market offers Loyola community farm-fresh produce

Loyola Dining Services and University Ministry have partnered with Hollygrove Market & Farm to provide the Loyola community with fresh produce each week.

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Students lead slime-making demo at Sally Ride Science Festival

Members of the Loyola American Chemical Society and adviser Kurt Birdwhistell, Ph.D., professor of Chemistry, participated in the Sally Ride Science Festival at Tulane University on Saturday, March 13.

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Ensembles rock Roussel Hall in free performances this weekend

It's a free music weekend at Loyola University New Orleans. Several music ensembles from the College of Music and Fine Arts will perform free concerts in Roussel Hall throughout Saturday and Sunday.

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Loyola Theatre Senior One-Act Festival continues this weekend

The Senior One-Act Festival will continue tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m. in Lower Depths Theatre in the Communications/Music Complex.

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Two 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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Music education expert gives lecture on socialization at Loyola

Hildegard Froehlich, Ph.D., professor emeritus of music education at the University of North Texas, will explore how socialization processes among people relate to music education during a free public lecture at Loyola University New Orleans.

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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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Jazz drummer and composer speaks and debuts music at Loyola

Composer and master jazz drummer Eric Starr will lead a lecture and panel discussion at Loyola University New Orleans on "Music as Art in a Changing Culture," featuring panelists and Loyola faculty members Jean Mont├Ęs, D.M.A., director of orchestras, and Artemis Preeshl, M.F.A., assistant professor of theatre arts.

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Loyola Ballet celebrates National Dance Week, tributes Haiti

The Loyola Ballet will celebrate National Dance Week with a performance featuring the "Prologue" from Tchaikovsky's ballet, "The Sleeping Beauty," contemporary works and traditional dances from Haiti in a concert on Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24, at 8 p.m., at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Economics department to host liberty conference April 23-25

The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Economics, along with the Institute for Humane Studies, will host "Weekend Exploring Liberty Conference" April 23-25 on Loyola's main campus.

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Loyola hosts AJCU Marketing Communications Leadership Summit

On April 8 and 9, Loyola University New Orleans hosted the annual AJCU Marketing and Communications Summit, bringing communication leaders from 19 Jesuit colleges and universities to the Big Easy.

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Loyola theatre's 'The Scene' gets nominated for Big Easy Award

"The Scene," produced by Loyola University New Orleans' Department of Theater Arts and Dance, has been nominated for a Big Easy Entertainment Award in the category of Best University Production.

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English professor contributes to obituary art exhibit

Mark Yakich, associate professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, recently collaborated with New Orleans musician Tom McLaughlin and artist Joel Kelly in an art exhibition that brings the dead back to life, "Obituaries 1913."

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Law team finishes in top five at national competition

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law mediation team traveled to San Francisco April 7-8 to compete in the national competition of the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation, taking 5th place.

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Counseling professor honored at conference in New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans Department of Counseling professor Justin Levitov, Ph.D., was awarded the Distinguished Counselor Educator Award.

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Loyola track breaks two records at South Alabama Invitational

The Loyola University New Orleans track team competed in the University of South Alabama Invitational in Mobile on April 11 at the Jaguar Track Stadium and came away with a pair of new school records.

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McChesney powers Loyola past Southern University

Loyola's David McChesney brought in five runs in his first two at-bats including a three-run home run as the Loyola University New Orleans baseball team defeated Southern University 8-5 on April 13 at Lee Hines Field.

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