Loyola at a Glance
November 11, 2011 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans' Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series offers four concerts this weekend in Roussel Performance Hall. All events are open to the public.
With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, over 23 million people will be taking to the skies between Friday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 29. Airports will be crowded, flights will be delayed and baggage will be lost. This holiday season, however, two Loyola University New Orleans English professors are putting a new twist on travel with a website and co-authored memoir dedicated to the trials, tribulations and tantrums often involved in air travel.
Davida Finger, assistant clinical professor in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice, was the keynote speaker at the Northwest Clinical Conference on Oct. 15 in Canon Beach, Ore.
The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Languages and Cultures presents "Astronomy, Space, and Time in Medieval Churches," a lecture about astronomical learning in the Middle Ages, on Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.
Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law is reorganizing two of its offices to allow students more opportunities to work beyond the classroom setting and gain practical, hands-on experience.
For the last 28 years, the Loyola University New Orleans' Institute for Ministry extension program, LIMEX, has successfully reached the far corners of the Earth, teaching students in places such as Belize, Nigeria and Scotland. But in 2010, LIMEX started offering courses in a place closer to home and far less exotic – the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La.
Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Academic Affairs presents a film screening of "Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth," a documentary about domestic minor sex trafficking and the modern-day abolitionist movement fighting to stop it, on Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.
GetInforumed, a student-run production company rooted in Loyola University New Orleans' music industry department, has partnered with Red Bull to premier the New Orleans-set documentary, "Red Bull Street Kings," on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. in Nunemaker Hall.
Nova NOLA, a progressive, contemporary jazz band led by legendary jazz guitarist Steve Masakowski, will continue Loyola University New Orleans' Jazz Underground series on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Satchmo's, located in the basement of the Danna Student Center on the university's main campus.
The Loyola Ballet continues its longstanding tradition of excellence in dance with a mixed repertory program on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m., in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex, on Loyola University New Orleans' main campus.
Several members of the Loyola University New Orleans community were recognized for their work at the New Orleans chapter of the Public Relations Society of America annual awards banquet Thursday night at the Stage Door Canteen located in the National World War II Museum.
U.S. Attorney Jim Letten will speak to Loyola first-year students in the Crime and Culture in New Orleans class taught by assistant professor of sociology Julia D'Antonio-Del Rio, Ph.D., on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. in the Monroe Library, Multi Media Room 2.
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