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May 20, 2011 Issue

Wetlands researchers publish findings on new cane invading the delta

For almost a quarter century, Loyola University New Orleans biologists and ecologists Donald Hauber, Ph.D., Craig Hood, Ph.D., David White, Ph.D., and several undergraduate honors students, have studied the origination and effects of the common reed known locally as Rouseau Cane on the marshes and coastal wetlands of southeast Louisiana.

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Loyola's Bateman Team takes second at national competition

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication Bateman Team won second place at the national Bateman Case Study Competition, a public relations competition organized by the Public Relations Student Society of America. Loyola was one of only three finalists allowed to present its campaign to a panel of corporate executives and PRSSA members in New York City last week.

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Environmental professor hosts special on the rising Mississippi River

Loyola University New Orleans' Director of Environmental Communication Robert Thomas, Ph.D., along with WWNO general manager Paul Maassen, co-hosted a special news presentation, "Flood Stage 2011: The Rising Mississippi," this week on the National Public Radio affiliate.

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Small Business Development Center ready to help flood victims

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region, hosted by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business, is actively preparing to assist businesses impacted by the rising Mississippi flood waters.

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State gives initial OK for creation of new nursing program

The Louisiana State Board of Nursing gave its initial approval to Loyola University New Orleans to develop a new program that would offer nurses currently holding a bachelor's degree a chance to earn a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree.

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Loyola alumni and friends gather to honor the Frohnmayers

The careers of Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts vocal faculty members Philip and Ellen Frohnmayer will be honored June 3 - 5 during the "Frohnmayer Reunion and Tribute."

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Loyola law student receives state Law Student Pro Bono Award

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student Felix Cao has been chosen to receive the 2011 Louisiana State Bar Association's Law Student Pro Bono Award during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 24 at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans.

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Dean Miron to speak at international social sciences conference

Luis MirĂ³n, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Social Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans, will deliver the plenary session, "Rebuilding and Re-imagining Public Education in the Crescent City," at an international conference held next week at the University of New Orleans.

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Calendar of events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Mass
Sunday, May 22, 10:30 a.m.
Ignatius Chapel

Frohnmayer Reunion and Tribute
June 3-5
Register at alumni.loyno.edu/frohnmayerreunion or call 504-861-5454

'Concert for Catherine'
Saturday, June 18
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free, donations are encouraged

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