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November 5, 2010 Issue

President's forum examines humans' effect on the environment

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.

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College of Law hosts immigration panel this afternoon

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.

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Loyola screens documentary on life of John Kennedy Toole

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.

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Loyola Theatre presents fast-paced adaptation of a classic comedy

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 Molière'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.

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Students and alumni prowl to serve others on day of service

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.

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Pep rally riles Wolfpack before Battle of Freret Street

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.

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Renowned movie publicist shows how to create film industry buzz

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.

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The 2010 Loyola United Way campaign kicks off Monday

The Loyola University New Orleans 2010 United Way Campaign begins Monday, Nov. 8 and runs through Friday, Nov. 19.

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Center for International Education hosts week of events

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.

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Artist displays new photographic installation in upcoming show

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.

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Read-a-thon sparks Haitian celebration

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.

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Professor to nation: "NOLA is open for business"

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.

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Moot Court Team places first in San Diego

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.

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Ebrahim honored by CityBusiness today

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.

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China awards Loyola professor rare research grant

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.

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Dining Services lends a helping hand through a canned food drive

Loyola University New Orleans Dining Services is taking part in the annual canned food drive, Helping Hands Across America.

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Gambit recognizes contributions of three alumni in latest issue

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."

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Donor Honor Roll now online

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.

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Alumni Association to host array of events this semester

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.

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Home cookin' comes to the Orleans Room

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.

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Loyola Chorale and Women's Chorale concert
Friday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall
Free

Loyola Chamber Orchestra concert
Saturday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall
Free

Loyola Jazz Band concert
Sunday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m.
Roussel Hall
Free

'Mad about Mozart'
Presented by Loyola Opera Theatre
Sunday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m.
Opera Guild Home, 2504 Prytania St.
Free

Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans.
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.
Monroe Hall, Room 157
Free

'Poverty, Literature, and Interpretation: The Case of Piers Plowman's Half-Acre'
A lecture by Kate Crassons, Ph.D., of Lehigh University
Thursday, Nov. 11, 5 p.m.
Miller Hall, Room 112
Free

Terrence McManus, jazz guitarist
Performing the works of Andrew Hill
Thursday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Satchmo's Jazz Café, Danna Student Center
Tickets: $10 General Admission - $5 Loyola employees and non-Loyola students - Loyola students free.

Bach's 'Goldberg Variations'
Performance by Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., and Loyola Chamber Winds
Sunday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m.
Roussel Hall
Free

Fall 2010 Yamauchi Lecture in Religion - 'All in the family? Jewish and Christian Encounters'
Monday, Nov. 15, 5 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
Free

Nona Willis Aronowitz
Lecture and book signing
Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Audubon Room, Danna Student Center
Free

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