Loyola at a Glance
April 16, 2010 Issue
Five Loyola University New Orleans public relations students have been chosen as finalists in the 2010 Bateman Case Study Competition.
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.
Third-year Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student Alison McCrary has been selected as a 2010 Soros Justice Advocacy Fellow.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts recently announced Carol Rausch as the new director of Loyola Opera Theatre.
Loyola Dining Services and University Ministry have partnered with Hollygrove Market & Farm to provide the Loyola community with fresh produce each week.
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.
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.
The Senior One-Act Festival will continue tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m. in Lower Depths Theatre in the Communications/Music Complex.
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.
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.
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
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 Montès, D.M.A., director of orchestras, and Artemis Preeshl, M.F.A., assistant professor of theatre arts.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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."
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.
Loyola University New Orleans Department of Counseling professor Justin Levitov, Ph.D., was awarded the Distinguished Counselor Educator Award.
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.
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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