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May 14, 2010 Issue

Mass Communication students take second-place in national PR competition

Five Loyola University New Orleans public relations students won second–place in the 2010 Bateman Case Study Competition Friday, for a PR campaign they created to bring attention to the U.S. Census.

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Monk Institute fellows join Herbie Hancock and Dee Dee Bridgewater on U.S. Department of State tour of China

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz will continue its longstanding partnership with the U.S. Department of State by presenting a 10-day jazz education and performance tour of China.

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Center for Spiritual Capital to honor Tidewater founder

The Loyola University New Orleans Center for Spiritual Capital will host its first event on May 19, at the Danna Student Center, a dinner and lifetime achievement award tribute to Alden "Doc" Laborde, principled businessman and founder of Tidewater, Inc.

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Loyola Institute for Ministry launches online master's programs

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry will officially launch an online master's degree and certificate programs in pastoral studies and religious education this fall.

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Loyola students present medieval play in Toronto and at Loyola

In late May, students and faculty members from several universities in North America will travel to the University of Toronto to participate in "Chester 2010: Peril and Danger to Her Majesty," a medieval dramatic festival and academic symposium dedicated to the group of mystery plays produced in Chester, England, in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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Music history professor presents paper in Italy

Valerie Goertzen, Ph.D., assistant professor of music history at Loyola University New Orleans, will present her paper, "Clara Schumann's Improvisations and Her Mosaics of Small Forms," at an international music history conference in La Spezia, Italy this summer.

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Loyola wetlands ecologist comments on gulf oil spill

David White, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences, was recently quoted in an article in the May 7 issue of Science magazine detailing the recent gulf oil crisis.

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Loyola Writing Institute offers summer workshop for high school students

This summer, the Writing Institute at Loyola University New Orleans will offer a two-week creative writing workshop for high school students who have completed grades 9, 10 or 11.

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Loyola cross country signs Elizabeth Gienger

Loyola University New Orleans cross country and track head coach Andy Canegitta announced the signing of Elizabeth Gienger from Fairview, Texas.

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Loyola baseball falls in GCAC Championship to No. 12 LSUS

The Loyola University New Orleans baseball team fell 17-1 in game one against No. 12 LSU-Shreveport, and the Pilots went on to win the second contest, 10-3, to clinch the GCAC Tournament Championship at Smith-Wells Stadium on Monday night.

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Loyola students present medieval play in Toronto and at Loyola

Students and faculty members from Loyola University New Orleans will join colleagues from several universities in North America to participate in "Chester 2010: Peril and Danger to Her Majesty," a medieval dramatic festival and academic symposium dedicated to the group of mystery plays produced in Chester, England, in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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