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August 5, 2011 Issue

Law professor evaluates President Obama's legislative agenda

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitch Crusto led a discussion among law professors on President Barack Obama's legislative agenda at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2011 Annual Conference in Hilton Head Island, S.C., on July 26.

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Loyola earns top rankings from two national college admissions guides

Loyola University New Orleans was recently named a "Best Buy" from the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012 and earned the distinction as the best university in the nation for "Lots of Race/Class Interaction" by the Princeton Review's 2012 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 376 Colleges."

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Law clinic professor volunteers for Japan earthquake relief

Hiroko Kusuda, clinical instructor of immigration law in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law, has been busy the past several months volunteering her legal services to the NOLA Japan Quake Fund.

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Loyola's Judith Hunt named as American Council on Education Fellow

Judith Hunt, Ph.D., the associate dean for the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans, has been selected to be an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2011-12 academic year.

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Student services make a new home in Thomas Hall

Beginning this week, several offices catering to students will begin moving to sparkling new digs in the freshly-restored Thomas Hall, originally built in 1911.

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Loyola and the Open Society Foundation unite to host "Debating Across Borders"

An international field of eight of the world's best college debate students will square off on Loyola University New Orleans' campus this weekend for "Debating Across Borders," a two-team contest funded by the Open Society Foundation. The topic of debate will be "Securing Liberty: Debating Issues of Terrorism and Democratic Values in the Post 9/11 United States," with participants hailing from the United States, Turkey, Australia, Slovenia, Colombia, South Africa, Canada and France.

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Alumni stay cool at Loyola in Linen this Saturday

Loyola University New Orleans joins the city in a celebration of art with Loyola in Linen, an alumni reception following White Linen Night, a popular public art stroll through New Orleans' Warehouse District happening Saturday, August 6.

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Loyola School of Nursing opens virtual doors to prospective students

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing will hold several online open houses in August and September for qualified nurses interested in pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

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