Loyola at a Glance
May 20, 2011 Issue
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Luis Mirón, 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.
Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events: Mass
'Concert for Catherine'
Sunday, May 22, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 18
Free, donations are encouraged
'Concert for Catherine'
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