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September 21, 2012 Issue

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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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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Two Loyola professors named 'People to Watch' by New Orleans Magazine

John Biguenet and Justin Nystrom, Ph.D., both professors in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans, have been named "People to Watch" in New Orleans Magazine.

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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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Bob Thomas showcases wetlands and Katrina recovery to Canadian consulate

Bob Thomas, Ph.D., professor, director and chair of Environmental Communication at Loyola University New Orleans, recently met with the Minister of the Environment for Canada the Hon. Peter Kent who was in town for a meeting of the governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada.

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Biological sciences professors awarded more than $1 million in research grants

Three distinguished professors in the Department of Biological Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans were recently awarded more than $1 million in research funding.

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Thomas Hall receives LEED Gold status

The recently renovated Thomas Hall has achieved LEED Gold Certification for its environmental sustainability components according to the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Chairman of National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to speak at Loyola

George Flanigen IV, award-winning music video director/producer and chairman of the board for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, will launch the 2012-13 "Get Inforumed" music industry speaker series on Monday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Susan Brower speaks at conference in Las Vegas

Susan Brower, associate professor and media services coordinator in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library at Loyola University New Orleans, will present "Piloting Webconferencing" at the Consortium of College and University Media Centers Annual Conference on Oct. 4 in Las Vegas, Nev.

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College of Business unveils Ayala Stock Trading Room

The generosity of a Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business alumnus to provide a real-world and state-of-the-art environment for investment students will come to fruition as the Carlos M. Ayala Stock Trading Room opens its doors next month.

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Internationally-renowned Tokyo String Quartet stages farewell performance tonight

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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Dine out on Oct. 2 to support Loyola athletics

Wolf Pack Athletics and the Alumni Association of Loyola University New Orleans have partnered with Ye Olde College Inn for an evening to support the university's basketball program.

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Biever Guest Lecture Series features prominent social theorist

The Biever Guest Lectures Series at Loyola University New Orleans will feature Stanley Aronowitz, Ph.D., eminent social theorist, in three lectures next month.

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History department screens documentary on Deutsches Haus

The Department of History at Loyola University New Orleans presents a film screening of "This Haus of Memories," a first film by assistant history professor Justin Nystrom, Ph.D, on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis to perform 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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Loyola announces new academic programming for 2012-13

Loyola University New Orleans has several new program changes to announce for the 2012-13 academic year.

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