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September 14, 2012 Issue

Nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis performs at Loyola

The Presidential Centennial Guest Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue next month with New Orleans native and nine-time Grammy Award winner, Wynton Marsalis, on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.

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U.S. State Department official counsels students on careers in foreign service

James D. Pettit, deputy assistant secretary of state for Overseas Citizens Services within the Consular Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Department of State, will visit with Loyola University New Orleans students during a career counseling session on Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Loyola welcomes new provost, deans this fall

Loyola University New Orleans welcomes new academic leadership this fall with the appointment of a new provost and two new deans.

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Registration underway for Family Weekend 2012

Loyola University New Orleans opens its doors to students' family and friends for the university's annual Family Weekend, to be held Sept. 28-30.

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Loyola's Ignacio volunteers return from Belize 'Umadagu Lescuelana' summer camp

Fifteen undergraduate students and staff from Loyola University New Orleans that traveled to Belize last month not only got the chance to visit Mayan ruins and jump off waterfalls in the rain forest, but they got the chance to help run a two-week day camp for young students in the region.

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Archbishop Aymond kicks off Loyola's Presidential Centennial Guest Series

The centennial celebration continues at Loyola University New Orleans this fall with the launch of a Presidential Centennial Guest Series. The Most Rev. Gregory Michael Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, will start the series off with his talk, "Catholic Education: Gifts and Challenges in 2012 and Beyond," on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.

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Loyola names Doug Faust head baseball coach

Loyola University New Orleans Director of Athletics and Wellness Dr. Michael Giorlando named Doug Faust as the eighth baseball coach in the school's history.

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Preparatory arts program launches Musikgarten classes

The Preparatory Arts Program at Loyola University New Orleans will begin offering Musikgarten classes for children later this month.

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College of Law hosts oral arguments for Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeal

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will host oral arguments for the Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeal on Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. in the College of Law, room 308.

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School of Mass Communication seeks accreditation following new curriculum changes

The School of Mass Communication within the College of Social Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans has recently revised its curriculum in order to seek accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

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New certificate in forensic investigation offered at Loyola

Loyola University New Orleans' Department of Criminal Justice and Office of Professional and Continuing Studies have partnered with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office to offer a new Certificate in Forensic Investigation.

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Internationally-renowned Tokyo String Quartet stages farewell performance at Loyola

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans is proud to present a special farewell performance of the critically-acclaimed Tokyo String Quartet.

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Tribute to John Coltrane, jazz education lecture conclude Montage September series

Two events celebrating the extensive history, tradition and importance of American jazz will wrap up the September events for the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans.

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JSRI hosts 2012 election lecture

In anticipation of this year's presidential election, the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans will host "Election 2012: With Liberty and Justice for Some? Race, Poverty, and Catholic Social Thought," on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 7-8:15 p.m. in the Audubon Room

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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.

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Alumna and award-winning author Claire Keegan presents reading at Loyola

In a continued celebration of the centennial at Loyola University New Orleans, the award-winning Irish author, Claire Keegan '92, will present a reading of her work on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Room of Thomas Hall.

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Loyola to host international conference on molecular epidemiology and infectious diseases

Loyola University New Orleans will host the 11th annual international MEEGID conference Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2012.

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