Loyola at a Glance
November 5, 2010 Issue
What have we done to provoke events in the most environmentally turbulent century in human history? Environmental historian John R. McNeill, Ph.D., will investigate this question during a free lecture at Loyola University New Orleans on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium. The lecture, "Turbulent Times: 100 Years of Environmental Change," is free and open to the public.
As the firestorm surrounding immigration in the United States continues to divide the nation, the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law will bring together legal scholars and experts for a day to examine best practices for states to work within federal guidelines today, Nov. 5, from 1 to 5:45 p.m., in the College of Law, Room 308.
The tumultuous life of author John Kennedy Toole will be explored in a documentary film by Joe Sanford, "John Kennedy Toole: The Omega Point," at Loyola University New Orleans tonight, Friday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.
Is authenticity and honesty at the risk of being ostracized more important than moving up in the world via coddling and flattery? This question is at the core of Neil Bartlett's modern, edgy translation of MoliÃ¨re's classic, "The Misanthrope." The play will run in Loyola University New Orleans' Marquette Hall November 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, at 8 p.m.
Loyola University New Orleans students and alumni will join together to renew their Jesuit commitment to service during the 11th annual Wolves on the Prowl national day of service on Saturday, Nov. 6.
Before the Wolfpack faces off against the Green Wave in the annual Battle of Freret Street on Sunday, Nov. 7, Loyola students, faculty, staff and alumni are encouraged to support the team at a pep rally at 5 p.m. in the Danna Student Center's St. Charles Room.
One of Hollywood's most renowned publicists, Rob Harris, will speak at Loyola University New Orleans on Monday, Nov. 8, giving an insider's scoop on public relations in the film industry, including on-set wrangling of some of the industry's biggest stars.
The Loyola University New Orleans 2010 United Way Campaign begins Monday, Nov. 8 and runs through Friday, Nov. 19.
The Center for International Education will host an array of activities Nov. 8 – 11 including brown bag lunches with faculty, study abroad information sessions, and a celebration of Haiti.
The poignant installation of personal and manipulated photographs by San Francisco-based artist Allan deSouza will be on display in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, at Loyola University New Orleans, in an exhibit, "Courses of Empire," beginning Tuesday, Nov. 9.
Haitian music, photography and poetry will be on display on Thursday, Nov. 11, as Loyola University New Orleans continues its celebration of the Half the Sky read-a-thon, a fundraiser for Fonkoze, the largest Haitian financial institution created to assist the country's rural-based poor.
Bob Thomas, Ph.D., director of the Center for Environmental Communication and Loyola Chair of Environmental Communication, and other local leaders are heading up a massive media campaign designed to draw tourists back to Louisiana following the massive BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Moot Court Team has won the 22nd Annual National Criminal Procedure Tournament at the University of San Diego School of Law this past weekend.
Loyola University New Orleans' Christine H. Ebrahim, '04, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and the Director of the School Counseling Graduate Program, has been chosen as one of New Orleans CityBusiness' 2010 Women of the Year.
Lee Yao, Ph.D., the Rev. J.A. Butt, S.J. Distinguished Professor in Accounting at Loyola University New Orleans, received a very rare, competitive grant from the Chinese government to study government intervention into the capital market.
Loyola University New Orleans Dining Services is taking part in the annual canned food drive, Helping Hands Across America.
Three Loyola University New Orleans alumni were named to Gambit Weekly's 13th annual "40 Under 40," which profiles "some of the young people who are making remarkable contributions to the New Orleans metropolitan region."
The future of Loyola University New Orleans remains bright thanks to the generous gifts that the university has received throughout the 2009 – 10 academic year. A comprehensive list of donors for the 2009 – 10 academic year can be found by visiting the Donor Honor Roll website at http://giving.loyno.edu.
The fall semester is an exciting and busy time for the Loyola University New Orleans community. Loyola's Alumni Association has an abundance of programs and activities lined up for the remainder of the year.
Loyola University New Orleans Dining Services will bring home-style cooking to the Orleans Room throughout November, featuring a different student recipe twice a week.
Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events: Loyola Chorale and Women's Chorale concert Loyola Chamber Orchestra concert Loyola Jazz Band concert 'Mad about Mozart' Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans. 'Poverty, Literature, and Interpretation: The Case of Piers Plowman's Half-Acre' Terrence McManus, jazz guitarist Bach's 'Goldberg Variations' Fall 2010 Yamauchi Lecture in Religion - 'All in the family? Jewish and Christian Encounters' Nona Willis Aronowitz
Friday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m.
Presented by Loyola Opera Theatre
Sunday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m.
Opera Guild Home, 2504 Prytania St.
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.
Monroe Hall, Room 157
A lecture by Kate Crassons, Ph.D., of Lehigh University
Thursday, Nov. 11, 5 p.m.
Miller Hall, Room 112
Performing the works of Andrew Hill
Thursday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Satchmo's Jazz CafÃ©, Danna Student Center
Tickets: $10 General Admission - $5 Loyola employees and non-Loyola students - Loyola students free.
Performance by Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., and Loyola Chamber Winds
Sunday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 15, 5 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
Lecture and book signing
Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Audubon Room, Danna Student Center
Loyola Chorale and Women's Chorale concert
Loyola Chamber Orchestra concert
Loyola Jazz Band concert
'Mad about Mozart'
Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans.
'Poverty, Literature, and Interpretation: The Case of Piers Plowman's Half-Acre'
Terrence McManus, jazz guitarist
Bach's 'Goldberg Variations'
Fall 2010 Yamauchi Lecture in Religion - 'All in the family? Jewish and Christian Encounters'
Nona Willis Aronowitz
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