Loyola at a Glance
September 10, 2010 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans board of trustees elected seven new members for the term that began Aug. 1, 2010. They are: the Rev. R. Bentley Anderson, S.J.; Virginia Angelico-Tatum '75, D.D.S.; Robert "Bob" Brown; Anne Gauthier; Sean O'Keefe '77; the Rev. Richard P. Salmi, S.J.; and the Rev. Stephen Sauer, S.J.
The launch of the 2010-11 season of the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans. This season is sure to have something for everyone from classical music, jazz, opera, art, theatre, ballet and much more.
Metairie native and Loyola University New Orleans alumna, Angela Mannino '03, will present a free concert Sunday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. in Roussel Hall, performing works by Handel, Rossini and Strauss. She will also host an interactive discussion with students Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 12:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and women's rights activist Sheryl WuDunn will discuss her New York Times best-selling book, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," during a presentation at Loyola University New Orleans.
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.
Loyola University New Orleans' College of Business is partnering with South Coast Angel Fund to provide students with real world experience in equity financing of entrepreneurial ventures.
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.
Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts joins with Overture to the Cultural Season in presenting, "Célébration des Arts," a celebration of the essence of New Orleans art, music, theatre, dance and creative writing on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Hilton Riverside Hotel.
The annual Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in Holy Name of Jesus Church.
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.
Loyola University New Orleans J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library and the Center for the Study of New Orleans will host "All about New Orleans," an evening of stimulating lecture and engaging conversation about the unique city of New Orleans.
Intimate portraiture and gestural caterpillars will dominate the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans next week in a new joint exhibit "Couples," by Carol Leake and "Wonderland," by Tom Strider.
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.
Last 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.
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