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September 17, 2010 Issue

Deepwater Horizon symposium is this afternoon

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.

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Information Technology to perform test of Emergency Messaging System

On Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at approximately 12:45 p.m. , Information Technology will perform a test of the University's Emergency Messaging System.

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Monroe Library presents 'All about New Orleans'

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.

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Acclaimed Mexican journalist speaks on new narco-culture

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.

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The Lindy Boggs Center presents 'The 13 Lessons'

The Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy at Loyola University New Orleans has partnered with the Ashé Cultural Arts Center and One Book, One New Orleans to raise awareness of adult literacy through theater.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author and activist visits Loyola

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.

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Yee ha! Loyola's going farm fresh

Loyola University New Orleans will now offer fresh, locally grown produce on campus through a partnership with Hollygrove Market and Farm.

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Loyola offers writing course for community members

Community members will have the opportunity to refine their creative writing skills with help from a new course at Loyola starting this month.

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Registration underway for Family Weekend 2010

Loyola University New Orleans will open its doors to students' family and friends for the university's annual Family Weekend held Oct. 1 – 3.

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Loyola Theatre opens season with whimsical and quirky love story

Loyola's Department of Theatre Arts and Dance kicksoff the 2010-11 season with John Cariani's quirky romantic comedy "Almost, Maine" running Oct. 1-9 in Loyola's Lower Depths Theater.

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Loyola spotlights women's role in reforming New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans' Center for the Study of New Orleans presents the latest installment in the Biever Guest Lecture Series, "A Woman's Work is Never Done: Reforming and Rebuilding New Orleans."

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School of Nursing hosts alumni brunch

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Social Sciences will celebrate its annual School of Nursing alumni brunch on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Law professor's constitutional presentation available via live webcast

Johanna Kalb, J.D., assistant professor of law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, will participate in the panel "Federalism and State Constitutions" at Penn State Law on September 22.

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School of Mass Communication professor wins prestigious grant

Loyola University New Orleans public relations sequence director Cathy Rogers, Ph.D., was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the University of Alabama's Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.

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Louisiana Recovery Authority features Loyola in publication

The Louisiana Recovery Authority recently highlighted the research and work of two departments at Loyola University New Orleans as stepping stones in the recovery effort of New Orleans.

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Law student publishes Hurricane Katrina articles

D'Ann R. Penner, Ph.D., a second-year Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student, recently had a trilogy of articles published by the Dart Society, an affiliation of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University.

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Loyola volleyball shuts out SUNO

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team tied a season best with 15 aces with a shutout of the SUNO Lady Knights 3-0 on Thursday night at The Den

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