Loyola at a Glance
May 18, 2012 Issue
Kurt Bindewald, associate director of the Loyola University New Orleans Office of Mission and Ministry, recently received the Blessed Frassati Award, given by the Archdiocese of New Orleans in recognition of his long-standing dedication to youth and young adult ministry.
As part of the Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Enrichment Series, "Growing in Knowledge and Deepening our Faith," and in celebration of the university's centennial, the Alumni Association presents "Alumni College: Experience Loyola Again." This inaugural event will be held June 22-24, and is open to all alumni, spouses, parents and friends of Loyola University
Kendall J. Eskine, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Loyola University New Orleans, recently had his manuscript, "Wholesome Foods and Wholesome Morals? Organic Foods Reduce Pro-social Behavior and Harshen Moral Judgments," accepted for publication by Social Psychological and Personality Science, a peer-reviewed journal in social and personality psychology.
The inaugural 2011-2012 Monroe Library Student Research Competition shined a light on budding scholars at Loyola University New Orleans recently. The competition recognizes and rewards students who make exemplary use of the collections, resources and services of the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library throughout the research process in order to produce an academic or creative work.
The Alumni Association at Loyola University New Orleans will honor former voice and French diction teacher, Mary Tortorich '42, at a reunion celebration on Loyola's main campus on June 9, 2012.
J.C. Romero, a junior sociology major at Loyola University New Orleans, received the "Exchange Student with the Most Impact Award" at Keele University in Staffordshire, U.K.
As part of the Loyola University New Orleans ongoing centennial celebration, the Krewe of Tucks is looking for Loyola alumni, faculty, staff or students to fill 20 spots in Loyola's centennial float in the 2013 Krewe of Tucks Mardi Gras Parade on Feb. 9, 2013.
International academic accolades are nothing new to Loyola University New Orleans College of Business professor Lee J. Yao, Ph.D. The Joseph A. Butt, S.J. Distinguished Professor in Accounting and Marquette Faculty Fellow is considered one of the preeminent researchers in his field and has recently accepted an honorary professorship at his alma mater of Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, as well as a visiting fellowship at the prestigious Wolfson College at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, U.K.
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