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January 21, 2011 Issue

President welcomes back faculty and staff this afternoon

The Spring 2011 President's Convocation for faculty and staff is scheduled for today, 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 tomorrow, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the College of Law, Room 111.

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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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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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Loyola descends on The Hive for some NBA action Monday night

Loyola University New Orleans and the New Orleans Hornets have partnered to present "Loyola Night at The Hive" Monday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. For just $10, Loyola students, faculty, staff or alumni can watch the Hornets take on NBA All-Star Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, as well as receive a free Hornets t-shirt and transportation to and from the New Orleans Arena.

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Loyola tops Faulkner in men's and women's basketball

Junior guard Corey Gray scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed five rebounds, as the Loyola University New Orleans men's basketball team overcame a late deficit to beat Faulkner University, 80-77.

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Women's basketball to honor All-Decade team

Loyola University New Orleans will honor 10 former student-athletes as members of the women's basketball All-Decade Team on Saturday, Jan. 22 at halftime of the women's game against Belhaven, which tips off at 3 p.m. at the Den.

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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 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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Calling all Loyola photographers!!

Did you take that perfect photo when you were traveling, studying or working abroad? Maybe you captured the essence of another culture, country or people. If so, now is your chance to show it.

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History professor co-publishes volume, speaks in Poland

Bernard Cook, Ph.D., Provost Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans, recently co-wrote a book with Dumitru Preda, Ph.D., former chief archivist at the Romanian Foreign Ministry, titled "The United States of America and Romania: Diplomatic Relations 1912-1919."

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

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

Faculty violin concert with Amy Thiaville
Friday, January 21, 7 p.m.
Roussel Hall

'Wild Magnolias: A night of performance, history, and a look into the culture of Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans'
Wednesday, January 26, 7 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
Free

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

'Exploring the Dazzling Diversity of Microscopic Life in the Sea'
Thursday, January 27, 4:30 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free

Black History Month Series 2011 - Food for Thought: 'Traditional African Culture' with Katherine Fidler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History
Tuesday, February 1, 12:30 p.m.
Manresa Den, Bobet 107

'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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