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March 4, 2011 Issue

Loyola community encouraged to have fun, safe Mardi Gras

Laissez les bons temps rouler, but be careful! Loyola University New Orleans encourages its students and employees to enjoy a safe and festive Mardi Gras celebration. Classes will be suspended Monday, March 7 in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday and will resume on Monday, March 14.

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Breaux, Livingston, Tauzin headline Ed Renwick Lecture Series

Three of the most effective politicians in Louisiana history, former Senator John Breaux, former Congressmen Bob Livingston and Billy Tauzin, will converge on the Loyola University New Orleans campus to take part in the Institute of Politics' Ed Renwick Lecture Series on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m.

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Support Loyola scholarships through texting

The Office of Annual Giving at Loyola University New Orleans has launched itself into the world of social media by announcing a brand new text message donation campaign to benefit scholarship opportunities for students.

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Loyola documentary explores King of Carnival

Loyola University New Orleans' Center for Music & Arts Entrepreneurship, in conjunction with the Center for the Study of New Orleans has produced a documentary that offers an inside look at the history, tradition and backstage workings of Rex, King of Carnival.

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Jenn Schlotbom wins Ad Person of the Year

The Ad Club of New Orleans recently named Jennifer Schlotbom '00, Loyola University New Orleans' Director of Publications and Marketing, a 2010 Ad Person of the Year at the club's 2011 ADDY Awards ceremony.

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Marketing and Communications team wins education awards

Last week, Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Marketing and Communications was recognized for excellence in its work during an annual awards ceremony for the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

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Loyola music alumnus lands leading role in 3-D opera film

College of Music and Fine Arts alumnus Bryan Hymel '01 recently reprised the role of Don José in a production of Georges Bizet's "Carmen" at the renowned Royal Opera House in London. The special performance was filmed in 3-D and will be shown in cinemas worldwide beginning Saturday, March 5.

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Is the Obama Health Care Law Constitutional?

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents "Is the Obama Health Care Law Constitutional?" on Friday, March 11 at noon, in Room 112. Opposing views on the subject will be presented by professors Calvin H. Johnson of the University of Texas Law School, and Steven J. Willis, of the University of Florida Law School.

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Conference provides true courtroom experience for law students

Students and staff from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Moot Court team and Law Career Services will join the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana at the 2011 Hispanic National Bar Association's Mid-Year Corporate Counsel Conference and 16th Annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition, March 10-12 at the InterContinental Hotel.

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Workshop sheds light on musician performance and practice injuries

The Center for Music and Arts Entrepreneurship at Loyola will co-sponsor a performance workshop focusing on common performance and practice injuries by musicians. The workshop takes place Friday, March 11, at 5 p.m. at the Contemporary Arts Center.

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Students invited to program to help maintain healthy relationships

The Office of Student Affairs at Loyola University New Orleans presents "Making Relationships Matter," a program facilitated by David Coleman, "The Dating Doctor," on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Miller Hall, Room 114. It is free and open to all Loyola students.

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Music composer and pianist performs at Loyola

Pianist Amir Khosrowpour will present a recital at Loyola mixing traditional piano masterpieces with newly-composed and original works March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Roussel Hall.

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Former law clinic professor nominated for federal judgeship

Nannette Jolivette-Brown, J.D., LL.M., former visiting assistant clinical professor in the Loyola University College of Law's Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice, has been nominated by President Barack Obama for a federal judgeship in the eastern district of Louisiana.

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Loyola bestows highest honor to Frank A. France

Frank A. France '49, M.Ed. '56, founder of Kehoe-France School, is the recipient of the Integritas Vitae Award. France came to Loyola as a first-generation college student on an athletic scholarship, earned two degrees, and went on to an outstanding career in education-first as a teacher and then as the co-founder of Kehoe-France, along with his late wife, Patricia Kehoe in 1949.

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Trial Advocacy Program holds inaugural fundraiser

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Trial Advocacy Program will hold its inaugural fundraiser, "Bowl-O-Contendere," on Friday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Rock 'n' Bowl. Tickets are $45 for students or $65 for professionals.

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CFMAE hosts song and score symposium

The Center for Music and Arts Entrepreneurship, housed at Loyola University New Orleans, will sponsor a Song and Score Symposium focusing on the art of film scoring and commercial songwriting. The symposium is March 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Race Judicata lends a hand to Boys Hope Girls Hope

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and Boys Hope Girls Hope are sponsoring Race Judicata, a 5K race and one-mile fun run/walk, which will be held Saturday, March 19, at Audubon Park, Shelter 10, at the Magazine Street entrance to Audubon Park. The funds raised from this race will go directly to support BHGH of New Orleans.

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Upcoming Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Men's Baseball vs Belhaven
Friday, March 4, 5 p.m.
Segnette Field, Westwego
$6 per adult ticket and $3 per youth/senior citizen ticket

'Is the Obama Health Care Law Constitutional?'
Friday, March 11, 12 p.m.
College of Law, Room 112
Free

'Making Relationships Matter,' program with the Dating Doctor, David Coleman
Monday, March 14, 7 p.m.
Miller Hall, Room 114
Free

Ed Renwick Lecture Series presents 'From the Bayou to the Beltway: Tales from Capitol Hill'
Monday, March 14, 7 p.m.
Roussel Hall
Free

Guest piano concert with Amir Khosrowpour
Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex
Free

'Loyola Jazz Fest: Loyola Jazz Band with Nicholas Payton'
Saturday, March 19, 4:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex
Students, Loyola Faculty/Staff, $5.00

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