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February 3, 2012 Issue

Music industry forum features never-before-seen interviews of Mardi Gras Indians

The music industry studies program at Loyola University New Orleans presents Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, in "Jockomo-fee-nahnay," a forum highlighting the history of the Mardi Gras Indians on Monday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall. The forum, which features never-before-seen footage and interviews of some of New Orleans' most legendary Indian tribes, is free and open to the public.

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Law alumnus honored for leadership in law

Robert Zarbin, J.D. '86, from Annapolis, Md., was honored by the Daily Record in Baltimore as one of 25 attorneys recognized for Leadership in Law. Now in its 11th year, the publication celebrates those who provide outstanding contributions to the legal profession, public service and mentoring in Maryland.

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English department screens classic film on Cajun culture

The English Department at Loyola University New Orleans presents a screening of "Belizaire the Cajun," in honor of the film's 25th anniversary, today, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in Room 332 of Bobet Hall. The film's director, Glen Pitre, will also give a talk on the making of the film.

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MTV looking for students to cast for 'MADE'

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., the producers of MTV's three-time Emmy award-winning series, "MADE," will be on the Loyola University New Orleans campus searching for college students who want an opportunity to change the rest of their lives.

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Law Clinic attorney receives fellowship at Georgetown

Laila Hlass, J.D., a staff attorney and Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Immigration Law section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, has been selected as the 2012-14 clinical teaching fellow for Georgetown University's Center for Applied Legal Studies clinic, which specializes in immigration asylum cases.

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HUNS alumnus highlighted by San Francisco publication

Harold "Max" Messmer '67, chairman and CEO of Robert Half International, Inc., was named one of San Francisco's Most Admired CEOs by San Francisco Business Times.

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Seniors celebrate 100 days until graduation

To help the Class of 2012 make their final months at the university something special to remember, the Student Government Association, the Loyola Alumni Association and the Office of Co-Curricular Programs are hosting "100th Night," an evening event that marks the start of the students' final 100 days here at Loyola.

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Loyola's Montage Series presents acclaimed husband and wife piano duo

Acclaimed husband and wife pianists, David Sutanto and Shao-Shan Chen, will present a duo piano recital featuring works by Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt and Frederic Chopin at Loyola University New Orleans on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.

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Regal Loyola documentary to air during Carnival season

"Rex: Inside the School of Design," a documentary produced by Loyola University New Orleans' Center for Music & Arts Entrepreneurship, in conjunction with the Center for the Study of New Orleans, will air on WYES-TV on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11 p.m. The film offers an inside look at the history, tradition and backstage workings of Rex, King of Carnival.

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Small business groups join Institute for Environmental Communication

Historically, the endeavor of preserving the wetlands and protecting the environment has been dominated by nonprofits, advocates or government institutions. According to Robert Thomas, Ph.D., the director of the Loyola University New Orleans Center for Environmental Communication, that standard is changing.

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LIM presents climate change webinar

The Loyola Institute for Ministry features "Catholics and the Climate: Fostering Mission-Based Sustainability," a unique webinar presented by Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad, former president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Montage Series hosts international printmaking exhibition as part of citywide event

Loyola University New Orleans' Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series kicks off its spring visual arts season in February with two contemporary printmaking exhibitions held simultaneously in the Collins C. Diboll Gallery. Featuring the premiere of the Southern Graphics Council International's traveling exhibition and Dirk Hagner's "Texted Haiku Broadsides," both exhibits are in conjunction with the 2012 SGCI Conference.

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Loyola's Jazz Underground series continues with Fuego Latino

The Jazz Underground Series at Loyola University New Orleans continues with Fuego Latino, featuring pianist Larry Sieberth and drummer Wayne Maureau, on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Satchmo's, located in the basement of the Danna Student Center on the university's main campus.

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Montage Series features opera, string quartet masterclasses

Loyola University New Orleans' Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series will offer two free masterclasses with acclaimed musicians this month. Robert Lyall, artistic and general director of the New Orleans Opera Association and artistic director of Opera Grand Rapids, will give an opera masterclass on Friday, Feb. 10 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 230 of the Communications/Music Complex. The Grammy-nominated St. Lawrence String Quartet will offer a masterclass on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Center for Spiritual Capital discusses morality in business

The Center for Spiritual Capital, in conjunction with the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business, presents "Catholicism and Free-Market Economics: Compatible or in Conflict?" on Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in Miller Hall, Room 114. The event is free and open to the public with free parking in the West Road garage.

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Loyola rolls out centennial plans to the campus in true carnival style

Plans for the upcoming centennial year will be revealed to the Loyola University New Orleans campus community in a uniquely New Orleans way - with a Mardi Gras parade party and lots of lagniappe! All students, faculty and staff are invited to a Centennial Campus Carnival on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 12:30 - 2 p.m. in the Peace Quad.

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School of Nursing announces $22,500 in online scholarship awards

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing will award $4,500 scholarships to five new students entering the school's highly-ranked online Master of Science in Nursing program beginning in summer 2012.

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