Loyola at a Glance
October 1, 2010 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans Student Government Association, in conjunction with Student Affairs, will hold "A Voice for Everyone," a panel discussion intended to educate the Loyola Community on issues related to collective bargaining and union representation for contract employees. The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5th, in Roussel Hall.
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans kicks off the 2010-11 season with John Cariani's quirky romantic comedy "Almost, Maine" running Oct. 1-9 in Loyola's Lower Depths Theater.
Hip to be square? Yes! Foursquare, the latest, cutting-edge social media application designed to keep student, faculty and staff engaged on what's happening on campus, is landing squarely on Loyola University New Orleans' campus starting October 1st.
Loyola University New Orleans will open its doors to students' family and friends for the university's annual Family Weekend from Oct. 1 – 3.
Early Celtic art will be the topic of discussion at Loyola University New Orleans in a guest lecture by Peter S. Wells, Ph.D., professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
Loyola University New Orleans will host the television premiere of the documentary series "God in America: The 400-year struggle for the soul of our nation" at 7 p.m., Oct. 6, in Roussel Hall.
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."
Award-winning author and philosopher William S. Hamrick, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy at Southern Illinois University, will give a lecture at Loyola University New Orleans, "The Challenge of Kindness and the Phenomenon of Shame."
Loyola University New Orleans students, faculty, staff and friends will join together for the third year as "Team Loyola" to participate in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.
On Tuesday, October 12, from 12:30-2 p.m., the Jesuit Center, located in the Office of Mission and Ministry, will celebrate the 10th birthday of "Iggy," the statue of Saint Ignatius of Loyola in between the Danna Student Center and the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.
Loyola University New Orleans alumna Laura Posada '93, J.D. '96, author and wife of New York Yankees All Star Jorge Posada, will return to campus to sign copies of her new book, "The Beauty of Love: A Memoir of Miracles, Hope and Healing," at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 14, in front of the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.
Loyola professor emeritus Dean Angeles will receive The Midwest Clinic's highest honor at its annual Chicago conference in December.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Social Sciences will celebrate its annual School of Nursing alumni brunch on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Loyola University New Orleans Dining Services opened their cookbook to students' home recipes through a friendly competition, "Recipes from Home."
Denis Janz, Ph.D., Provost Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, has been appointed scholar-in-residence by the Tantur Institute for Ecumenical Studies in Jerusalem, Israel.
The Institute for Continuing Legal Education at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law has announced its fall 2010 schedule with a variety of programs, from informal Saturday morning sessions on campus to estate planning conferences held downtown, and online courses.
Southern States Athletic Conference named Loyola University New Orleans' Gina Gill Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending September 26.
Janet R. Matthews, Ph.D., professor of psychology, recently attended The Education Leadership Conference, an invitation only conference sponsored by the American Psychological Association. Matthews was the only representative from Louisiana at the event which targeted psychology educators from across the country.
Rent-A-Text, an innovative textbook rental program launched by Follett Higher Education Group, saved Loyola University New Orleans students $106,000 on course materials this fall alone.
The Loyola University New Orleans cross country team completed their second meet of the season, running in the Gulf Coast Stampede on Sept. 25, hosted by the University of West Florida.
Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events: Tazewell Thompson, vocal masterclass 'Unfinished Catholic Conversations The Church and Major Paradigm Shifts in Western Culture' Patrick Jacobs, alumnus vocal concert 'Almost, Maine' PRISM Meanings in Early Celtic Art A Woman's Work is Never Done: Reforming and Rebuilding New Orleans The Challenge of Kindness and the Phenomenon of Shame
Friday, Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m., C/M Complex, Room 230
Friday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Miller Hall, Room 112
Friday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., Roussel
a whimsical comedy by John Cariani
Oct. 1, 7, 8, 9, 8 p.m.
Oct. 2, 3, 2 p.m.
Lower Depths Theater
Tickets: $12 General admission, $8 students, seniors, Loyola employees
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a concert featuring Loyola's major music ensembles
Saturday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., Roussel
a lecture by Peter S. Wells
Monday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m., Nunemaker
a lecture by Pamela Tyler, Ph.D.
Thursday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Nunemaker
a lecture by William Hamrick, Ph.D.
Thursday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Bobet Hall, Room 332
Tazewell Thompson, vocal masterclass
'Unfinished Catholic Conversations The Church and Major Paradigm Shifts in Western Culture'
Patrick Jacobs, alumnus vocal concert
Meanings in Early Celtic Art
A Woman's Work is Never Done: Reforming and Rebuilding New Orleans
The Challenge of Kindness and the Phenomenon of Shame
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