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August 24, 2012 Issue

Psychology professor ties morality to taste sensitivity

Kendall J. Eskine, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Loyola University New Orleans, recently had his manuscript, "The Bitter Truth about Morality: Virtue, Not Vice, Makes a Bland Beverage Taste Nice," published in PLoS ONE, a peer-reviewed open access journal that features original research from all disciplines within science and medicine.

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Law alumna recognized for being a leader, educator

Recent Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumna, Michelle Garcia '09, J.D. '12, is the recipient of the 2012 Student Leadership Award from the National LGBT Bar Association. Garcia will be presented the award, which is the organization's highest honor for law students, at a special reception in Washington, D.C. this weekend.

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Loyola establishes new School of Music

The College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans has instituted a number of important structural changes that, while not changing the focus or mission of the college in any way, more accurately reflect the size and complexity of the unit.

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Loyola welcomes back university community with a centennial fais do-do

The Loyola University New Orleans centennial celebration continues into the new academic year with a Welcome Back Fais Do-Do open to all faculty, staff and students on Tuesday, August 28 from 12:30 2 p.m. in the West Road Garage turnaround area, which will be closed to parking that day for the event.

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Loyola welcomes new faculty for the 2012-13 academic year

Loyola University New Orleans welcomes new faculty members for the 2012-13 academic year.

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Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis and Philippe Entremont highlight Montage 2012-13 season

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts 2012-13 season at Loyola University New Orleans kicks off next month. With more than 100 events, the series includes classical and jazz music concerts, opera, theatre and ballet productions and visual arts exhibits.

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Loyola Montage Series to participate in fourth annual Culture Collision

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans will join 60 local arts organizations on Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. for the fourth annual Culture Collision, a one-night-only event designed to kick off the 2012-13 cultural season.

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Acclaimed Indian sitar musician to perform at Loyola

The Indian Arts Circle of New Orleans and the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans will present an evening of sitar music on Friday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Centennial Mass of the Holy Spirit helps celebrate start of school year

Loyola University New Orleans' Centennial Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, in Holy Name of Jesus Church. Loyola President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., will be the principal celebrant.

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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies hosts Ignatian spirituality lecture

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Loyola University New Orleans will present leading scholar Carlos Man Ging Villanueva, S.J., Ph.D., in the lecture, "Ignatian Spirituality in Latin America: The Practice of Spiritual Accompaniment," on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Audubon Room on the second floor of the Danna Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Civil rights experts gather to prepare local lawyers on transforming city

As the city of New Orleans finds itself in the midst of new initiatives aimed at reforming corruption and improving morale in the New Orleans Police Department, top civil rights lawyers and judges from throughout the region will gather at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law to demonstrate the best practices and information on filing civil rights class actions in federal court.

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NolaLoyola 2012 celebrates brass brand tradition in New Orleans

The Center for the Study of New Orleans at Loyola University New Orleans will celebrate the Crescent City's rich musical heritage with the second annual NolaLoyola, "Beats of the Streets: The Brass Brand Tradition in New Orleans," on Friday, Sept. 28. The full day of events is free and open to the public.

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