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December 16, 2011 Issue

English professor authors critical study of airports

Loyola University New Orleans English professor Chris Schaberg recently published "The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight," an academic analysis of airports as they are interpreted in a wide range of literary and cultural contexts.

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College of Law students play ball to benefit Children's Hospital

The Student Bar Association of Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law recently raised nearly $4,000 for Children's Hospital of New Orleans to honor one of its members.

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Business alumnus named to best financial advisers list

Jude Boudreaux '00, was named to Medical Economics magazine's list of "2011 Best Financial Advisers for Doctors." Boudreaux is the founder of Upperline Financial Planning, a small entrepreneurial firm, working to preserve and enhance the financial well-being of its clients.

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Law Clinic receives grant from Foundation for Louisiana

The Workplace Justice Project in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice in Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that will be used to address employer wage theft in Louisiana.

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Professor heads training for NOPD community policing initiative

Loyola University New Orleans associate professor of sociology and criminology George Capowich, Ph.D., is partnering with the New Orleans Police Department, the Business Council of New Orleans and the New Orleans Crime Coalition on a new community policing initiative designed to target and reduce violent crime in the city.

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Board approval gives Loyola first B.S.N. to D.N.P. program in Louisiana

Loyola University New Orleans became the first university in Louisiana to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree, following a unanimous vote by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing on Wednesday in Baton Rouge.

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Two journalism students grab internships at top paper

Loyola University New Orleans journalism students Craig Malveaux and Masako Hirsch will spend this summer interning at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, one of the 20 largest papers in the United States.

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Student hosts benefit for disadvantaged young women

Jasmine Brown, a junior at Loyola University New Orleans, is hosting "Beautifully YOU: A Christmas Charity Soiree," an event designed to promote self-esteem and intrinsic beauty for disadvantaged young women in the New Orleans area.

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School of Nursing holds final open houses before application deadline

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing will hold several online open houses in January for qualified nurses interested in pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. The open houses will offer information about the Post-Masters to D.N.P. program and the newly-created Bachelor of Science in Nursing to D.N.P. program.

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Attendance tracker to be used at other universities

An electronic classroom attendance tracking program created by two Loyola University New Orleans business professors is gaining in popularity and is now being used at three other universities.

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Loyola business professor, New Orleans Hornets reach out and make a connection

The collaboration between the New Orleans Hornets and Loyola University New Orleans management professor Michelle Johnston, Ph.D., has certainly paid dividends over the last year for both the teacher and organization.

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