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October 5, 2012 Issue

Yo-Yo Ma presents free cello masterclass at Loyola

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans will present the world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma in a masterclass on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.

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Wolf Pack gives back Oct. 20

Loyola University New Orleans alumni, family, friends, staff and students are encouraged to show their Pack pride on Saturday, Oct. 20 during the 13th annual Wolves on the Prowl national day of service.

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School of Nursing at Loyola receives $700k grant to prepare DNP students for advanced practice

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was recently awarded a new federal grant from the Health Research and Services Administration for $700,000 over two years to support doctoral (DNP) students pursuing the credential of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in primary care.

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Medina speaks to Tulane law students about 'De-Emphasizing Marriage'

M. Isabel Medina, J.D., the Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, spoke to students at Tulane Law School in September.

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Mikel Pak joins Loyola as the associate director of public affairs

Loyola University New Orleans has hired Mikel Pak as the associate director of its Office of Public Affairs and External Relations.

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International educator presents lecture on Kenyan political landscape

The Office of Co-Curricular Programs at Loyola University New Orleans presents "Kenya on the Edge: Population, Politics and Paths to Progress," a lecture by Ken Okoth, executive director of the Children of Kibera Foundation.

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Art and Design lecture series features internationally acclaimed artist Mark Dion

The Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will continue its lecture series this month with two renowned guest artists. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

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Diboll Gallery director to open new exhibit on Magazine Street during citywide art walk

Karoline Schleh, director of the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans, along with her creative partner Christopher Deris, will launch the new exhibit, "Bobbery," with an opening reception during the annual citywide art walk, Art for Art's Sake, on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 6 9 p.m.

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Montage Series features inaugural James Carter String Quartet performance

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue this month with the inaugural performance of the James Carter String Quartet.

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Monroe Library hosts presentation on historic newspapers

The J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library at Loyola University New Orleans hosts a presentation on the history and digitization of newspapers in Louisiana on Thursday, Oct. 11, 12:30 2 p.m. in Multimedia Room 2 of the library.

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Biever Guest Lecture links math and biology

The Biever Guest Lectures Series at Loyola University New Orleans will feature leading mathematician Aihua Li, Ph.D., in the lecture, "What Mathematics Can Do in Biology," on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. in Monroe Hall, Room 127.

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Loyola hosts second annual Economic and Real Estate Forecast

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business, in conjunction with the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS, the Commercial Investment Division, and the Louisiana Chapter of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute will host the second annual Economic and Real Estate Forecast.

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Student Bar Association organizes blood drive this month

The Student Bar Association in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Bloodmobile outside the College of Law on Pine Street.

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Loyola co-hosts the Festival of Bolivian Cinema

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Loyola University New Orleans will present "Jallalla: Masters of Bolivian Cinema," a screening of three films that are part of the Festival of Bolivian Cinema.

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Chemistry department screens high-profile documentary on energy

The Department of Chemistry at Loyola University New Orleans presents a screening of "Switch," a documentary that addresses today's most controversial energy questions, on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Jazz Underground Series continues with pianist Jeff Gardner

The Jazz Underground Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue with pianist Jeff Gardner on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Satchmo's, located in the basement of the Danna Student Center on the university's main campus.

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Departments RSVP by Oct. 8 for Denim and Teal Fundraiser

As a part of the Oct. 23 Take Back the Night effort dedicated to raising awareness about sexual violence, faculty and staff can wear denim and teal to support three local service groups.

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Loyola opera workshop presents 'Oktoberfest: Opera's Greatest Drinking Songs'

The opera program at Loyola University New Orleans will present its fall workshop, "Oktoberfest: Opera's Greatest Drinking Songs," on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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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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