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June 17, 2011 Issue

College of Business receives $1.5 million gift

Ever since Carlos Ayala '57 graduated with a business degree from Loyola University New Orleans, he credited his education for his remarkable success in life and as an investor. Prior to his death earlier this year, Ayala made one final significant investment, this time in Loyola.

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Alumnae named best emerging social innovators of 2011

Two Loyola University New Orleans College of Law graduates, Ameca Reali, J.D. '11 and Adrienne Wheeler, J.D. '11, founders of Cooperative Advocacy for the People, were chosen as 2011 Echoing Green Fellows.

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Faculty advocacy group removes Loyola from censure list

The American Association of University Professors announced this week that the organization has officially lifted the censure it placed on Loyola University New Orleans in 2007 following programming changes the university made as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

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Loyola represents at the New Orleans Press Club Awards

This year's New Orleans Press Club Awards ceremony will have a distinct Loyola feel to it. At least 22 members of the Loyola University New Orleans community, including students, alumni and staff, are finalists for the 2011 Press Club of New Orleans Excellence in Journalism Awards on Saturday, July 16 at Harrah's Casino Theatre.

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Professor receives national recognition for theatrical work

The recent theatrical works of Loyola University New Orleans English professor and playwright John Biguenet have captured audience attention across the country and have gained critical acclaim.

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Loyola music instructor and organist has recording published

A recording by Marcus St. Julien, D.M.A., organist and music instructor in the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently released by Raven Compact Discs.

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Hats off to Loyola's summer art display

Visual arts professor W. Mark Grote brings his exhibit of giant hats inspired by 15th century paintings of Piero Della Francesca to Loyola University New Orleans this summer. "The Hats of Piero Della Francesca" are displayed in Dixon Court.

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Calendar of events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

'Concert for Catherine'
Saturday, June 18, 2 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free, donations are encouraged

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