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March 16, 2012 Issue

Dear World at Loyola invites campus to send message to the world

Hailed by James Carville as an "unconventional" founder of a new form of expression, Robert X. Fogarty's community art project, Dear World, will be visiting the Loyola University New Orleans campus on Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21. Fogarty and the Dear World at Loyola project will be located in the One Loyola Room, located on the main level of the Danna Student Center, just outside the University Bookstore. All students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.

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Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham to address Loyola's centennial class

Pultizer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham will address the Loyola University New Orleans Class of 2012 during its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at 9:45 a.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Meacham, the executive vice president of Random House Publishing, will also receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters during commencement exercises.

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English instructor presents at education conference in Philadelphia

Jessica Haley, an instructor in the Intensive English Program at Loyola University New Orleans, recently co-presented the conference session, "When Art and English Language Teachers Collaborate," at the Ethnography in Education Forum, held at the University of Pennsylvania in February.

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Career Development Center hosts artistic entrepreneur conference

The Career Development Center at Loyola University New Orleans is hosting "The Artistic Entrepreneur," a new conference created exclusively for students in the College of Music and Fine Arts, on Friday, March 23 from 1-4 p.m. in Studio A on the fourth floor of the Communications/Music Complex on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street.

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Loyola Theatre ends season with Shakespearean classic

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans ends the season with William Shakespeare's classic play, "All's Well That Ends Well," in Loyola's Marquette Theater on March 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at 8 p.m. and March 18 at 2 p.m.

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Loyola MBA students compete in New Orleans Entrepreneur Week competition

Six Loyola University New Orleans MBA students are competing this week against teams representing some of the most prestigious MBA programs in the country at the Idea Village's IDEAcorps Initiative in downtown New Orleans.

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U.S. News names Loyola among top law schools and online nursing programs

U.S. News & World Report has listed Loyola University New Orleans among its top-ranked law schools and online nursing programs in its 2013 edition of "Best Graduate Schools," which will be available on newsstands April 3. Rankings are currently available online at USNews.com.

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Lenten Series features Latin Mass this Sunday

Loyola University New Orleans' Jesuit Center and the Alumni Association present "The Spiritual Exercises: The Heart of Ignatian Spirituality," a series of lectures on Wednesdays in March to observe the season of Lent. The entire Loyola community is also invited to attend the Gregorian Chant Laetare Mass on Sunday, March, 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church.

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Film screening and discussion to examine frivolous lawsuits

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents an educational forum and screening of the documentary "Hot Coffee," on Monday, March 19 at 6 p.m. in the College of Law, Room 405. It is free and open to the Loyola community. A panel discussion and Q-and-A session with Susan Saladoff, director and producer of "Hot Coffee," will follow the screening.

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Montage Series features chamber music, wind ensembles and opera excerpts

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans presents two weeks of music events in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall at the end of the month.

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Senior advisor from EPA to give keynote at Law Review symposium

The Loyola Law Review in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents "Perspectives on Environmental Justice," a symposium examining the history and recent developments of environmental justice, nationally and locally.

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National magazine editor speaks at School of Mass Communication

Jerry Sealy, creative director for the print and digital tablet editions of National Geographic Traveler in Washington, D.C., will present a lecture on how to successfully design effective iPad applications for online media publications.

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Acclaimed author Stephen Rea returns to lead spring Writing Institute

Acclaimed author Stephen Rea returns to Loyola University New Orleans this spring to host the Writing Institute, presented by the Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing. The writing course, "Writing Well-Crafted Fiction," will take place on Tuesday evenings, March 20 - May 8, from 7 - 9 p.m.

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Physics department hosts NanoDays 2012

The Department of Physics at Loyola University New Orleans presents NanoDays 2012, part of a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering, on Thursday, March 29 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the St. Charles room of the Danna Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Director screens film on masculinity and manhood in rap and hip-hop

Student Advocates for Gender Equality at Loyola University New Orleans present "Listening to what you're listening to: Beyond Beats and Rhymes," a screening of the documentary film "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes," an examination of the impact of hip-hop and rap lyrics.

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Renwick Lecture Series features Washington political insider

Will rising gas prices hurt President Obama's re-election chances? Who will independents vote for in the upcoming presidential election? Can the Democrats win back Congress? These questions and many more are up for discussion as respected Washington political insider, Charlie Cook, visits the Loyola University New Orleans campus to take part in the Institute of Politics' Ed Renwick Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m.

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Annual Brendan Brown Lecture Series presents international criminal law professor

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents "The Role of Criminal Law in the Response to Serious Violations of Human Rights," a lecture by Carlos Eduardo JapiassĂș, professor of criminal law and international criminal law at the State University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

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Centennial Lecture Series presents: 'Leading the Way - Loyola and the Desegregation of New Orleans'

As a part of Loyola's Centennial Celebration, the university presents "Leading the Way: Loyola and the Desegregation of New Orleans," a candid discussion about the role Loyola played in the civil rights movement in New Orleans during the 1950s and 60s on Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Frozen in time: Loyola celebrates centennial with historic photo display

A photographic trip through the last century, as seen through the eyes of Loyola University New Orleans, will be on display as the university presents "Loyola's Photographic Treasures with University Photographer Harold Baquet." The retrospective and lecture are part of Loyola's Centennial Celebration and takes place Wednesday, April 11 at 7 p.m. at Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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History department hosts lecture on sanctuary during the reign of King Henry VIII

The Department of History at Loyola University New Orleans presents Margaret McGlynn, Ph.D., in the lecture, "The end of an era? The Rite of Sanctuary in the Reign of King Henry VIII," on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in Miller Hall, Room 114. The event is free and open to the public.

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Montage series celebrates Loyola's centennial with a weekend of free band, choral concerts

In celebration of Loyola's centennial, the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series presents three free band and choral concerts on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15.

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