Loyola at a Glance
September 3, 2010 Issue
To start off the Saints season in fanatical style, the Center for the Study of New Orleans will host, "Fleur Delirious: A Look at the Saints' Relationship with New Orleans," on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m., in Roussel Hall.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents "The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill-A Billion Pound Dossier," a legal and environmental examination of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
As many of you know, available parking on campus has always been at a premium. In an effort to create more parking spaces, we have begun an addition on the West Road Parking Garage that will add two more floors and approximately 200 parking spaces.
As Loyola University New Orleans College of Law students hit the ground running with the start of the fall semester, a familiar face has already taken a new role at the college. Kathryn Venturatos Lorio, J.D. '73, the Leon Sarpy Professor of Law, is serving as the interim dean of the College of Law.
The annual Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in Holy Name of Jesus Church.
This week, the university launched the Loyola iPhone App as a user-friendly source which provides the entire university community with current news, events and athletics highlights.
The Loyola University New Orleans Class of 2010 has dedicated a sculpture to the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library as a remembrance of their time at the university.
The ongoing issue of drug trafficking in Mexico, which has produced increasing violence and a durable imprint on the culture, will be the point of discussion during the lecture "The New Narco-culture," by award winning journalist Alma Guillermoprieto, at Loyola University New Orleans.
Fourteen Loyola University New Orleans students participating in the Ignacio Volunteer program recently returned from facilitating a two-week summer camp in Belize.
The Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans will sponsor a conference examining how residents and newcomers have been welcomed home to New Orleans in the five years since Hurricane Katrina and highlights the work that still needs to be done.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier, J.D. '70 will oversee civil lawsuits brought by fishermen, rig workers and others, stemming from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Loyola University New Orleans has filed its application for designation as a "Community Engagement" university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, according to Heather Mack, Loyola's community engagement research coordinator.
This summer, Loyola University New Orleans launched the "Loyola Social Hub," social.loyno.edu, as a way for university students, employees, alumni and friends to stay connected and keep current on everything Loyola.
Hurricane season is well underway, and with the start of the new academic year, faculty and staff at Loyola University New Orleans are strongly encouraged to sign up for the university's Emergency Alert System.
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