Loyola at a Glance
August 5, 2011 Issue
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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