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January 14, 2011 Issue

Loyola celebrates Jesuit history with Cajun music performance

Cajun-French music groups Lost Bayou Ramblers and Feufollet will bring the sounds of Acadiana to Loyola University New Orleans for a one-night-only event tonight, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m., in Roussel Hall.

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Martin Luther King Jr., Week for Peace begins Monday

Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all white elementary school in the South, and world-renowned poet Nikki Giovanni will be featured guests at Loyola University New Orleans during the 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr., Week for Peace, Jan. 17-21.

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Vote for Loyola's best "crib" online

"Life at Loyola with Kelsey and Chelsea" recently scoured the Loyola University New Orleans campus and is asking for you to pick Loyola's coolest and most unique dorm room.

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San Francisco artist closes exhibit with talk and reception

Artist and San Francisco Art Institute professor Allan deSouza will give a free talk about his exhibit, "Courses of Empire," on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Senior archaeologist discusses outcomes of Spanish-American War

Mark R. Barnes, Ph.D., southeast region senior archaeologist for the National Park Service, will give a talk at Loyola University New Orleans, "More than a Run up a Hill: The Spanish-American War of 1898," on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. in Monroe Library's Multimedia Room 2. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Loyola trustee and priest discusses Jesuits' influence on music

The Rev. T. Frank Kennedy, S.J., Ph.D., Loyola University New Orleans trustee and director of The Jesuit Institute at Boston College, will present "Jesuits and the Arts: Mission Music and Music of the Missions-Is There Such a Thing," on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m.

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President welcomes back faculty and staff next Friday

The Spring 2011 President's Convocation for faculty and staff is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 21, at 3 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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College of Law hosts real estate training class

The Real Estate Law Society at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will hold a real estate licensing training class on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the College of Law, Room 111.

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Walker Percy Center screens documentary on namesake

The Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing at Loyola University New Orleans will screen award-winning filmmaker and New Orleans native Win Riley's full-length documentary "Walker Percy: A Documentary Film" on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in Monroe Hall's Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Law Clinic receives grants to expand outreach

The Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is the recipient of two local grants totaling more than $87,000.

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VITA provides free tax help for the needy

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is again offering the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program this year to provide free tax preparation assistance for people with low to moderate incomes.

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Department of Counseling offers dual master's degrees

Students seeking a master's degree in counseling can now enroll in a program that offers an additional degree in either criminal justice or music therapy.

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Law alumni luncheon honors Ted Frois

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumnus and Loyola Trustee Emeritus, Theodore (Ted) Frois, J.D. '69, is the recipient of the 2011 St. Ives Award, the highest honor awarded by the College of Law Alumni Association.

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Alumna vies for Pepsi grant in honor of late son's work

A Loyola University New Orleans alumna is hoping to carry out her late son's legacy of helping rebuild New Orleans one home at a time, by entering his nonprofit, Matt's Trees in the Pepsi Refresh Project, an initiative designed to fund good ideas, big and small, that help refresh our world.

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Lost Bayou Ramblers and Feufollet Cajun/French music concert
Friday, January 14, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall
$15 General Admission; $5 Students and Loyola employees

'More than a Run up a Hill: The Spanish-American War of 1898'
Wednesday, January 19, 7 p.m.
Multimedia Room II, Monroe Library
Free

'Jesuits and the Arts: Mission Music and Music of the Missions-Is There Such a Thing'
Thursday, January 20, 7:30 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free

President's Convocation for Faculty and Staff
Friday, January 21, 3 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium

Walker Percy documentary film screening
Wednesday, January 26, 7 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free

'In the Blink of an Eye' exhibit opening reception
Thursday, February 3, 5 p.m.
Diboll Gallery, fourth floor, Monroe Library
Free

2011 Law Alumni luncheon
Friday, February 4, 11 a.m.
Ritz Carlton Hotel

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