Loyola at a Glance
October 12, 2012 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans English professor John Biguenet will receive the top literary award in the state-the Louisiana Writer Award. The award ceremony will be held at the Louisiana Book Festival Oct. 27 in Baton Rouge.
The Office of the President and the Department of Criminal Justice at Loyola University New Orleans present a daylong symposium aimed at ending the cycle of violence in New Orleans and restoring community peace.
After a two-year search, eminent scholar Edward Vacek, S.J., Ph.D., was named this fall as The Rev. Stephen J. Duffy Chair in Catholic Studies at Loyola University New Orleans.
Loyola University New Orleans is joining the fight to end sexual violence by hosting a candlelit rally Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. This year the event is going social. Track #NOLATBTN2012 on Twitter.
Nancy Bernardo, a graphic design professor at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently honored by Design Observer in the 2011 "50 Books/50 Covers Competition" for her work on "Checking In/Checking Out," a two-sided, passport-sized book written by Loyola English professors Mark Yakich, Ph.D., and Chris Schaberg, Ph.D.
David Henry Hwang, the award-winning playwright best known as the author of "M. Butterfly," will offer two presentations at Loyola University New Orleans Monday, Nov. 5 in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.
To prevent human trafficking at the Super Bowl and shed light on an issue that thrives in the shadows, Loyola University New Orleans is hosting a conference Oct. 24 and 27.
Loyola University New Orleans' Department of Criminal Justice assistant professor Christian Bolden, Ph.D., is keeping an eye on innovative crimes happening around the world, because they could likely catch on in the U.S.
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.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing assistant professor Jessica Peterson R.N., Ph.D., received a nearly $50,000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the best strategies to teach undergraduate nursing students and new graduates clinical skills.
The New Orleans Friends of Music will present the Jerusalem String Quartet in a free masterclass at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.
A short film by Loyola University New Orleans faculty will screen at the New Orleans Film Festival Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Contemporary Arts Center.
The idea may be big, but the music is universal. Officials want to embrace creative arts like jazz education, for example, as one way to restore civility in public life. Jazz musician Victor Goines '84, will speak to that in an Oct. 21 lecture at Loyola University New Orleans.
Two Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professors participated in a prisoners' rights conference last month at Southeastern Louisiana University.
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.
The Loyola Institute for Ministry will present a free webinar on Catholic perspectives on voting featuring Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Michael Aymond Monday, Oct. 22.
The Diversity Committee at Loyola University New Orleans recently selected the design of junior Rachel Guillot as the winning logo for the organization's Student Logo Project.
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans kicks off the 2012-13 season in November with two new productions, including Noel Coward's ghostly comedy "Blithe Spirit" and the New Orleans premiere of Tanya Saracho's "El Nogalar."
The Loyola University New Orleans student chapter of the American Chemical Society received a $500 grant from the society to unify the chemistry clubs at Loyola, Xavier, University of New Orleans and Tulane University.
Which country has four official languages? Where was football (soccer), rugby, cricket, boxing and golfing invented? Which country produces 800 different kinds of beer? Find out the answers to these and many other questions at Loyola University New Orleans' Country Fair.
New Orleans has long been recognized for its special mix of culture and ecology-the city's "spirit." Anne Daniell, Ph.D., religious studies instructor at Loyola University New Orleans, is exploring that concept even further during the Fall 2012 Yamauchi Lecture series Oct. 24.
The Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will continue its free lecture series this month with internationally acclaimed artist Mark Dion on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Miller Hall, Room 114.
The Institute for Continuing Legal Education at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents a trio of daylong seminars in November aimed at teaching lawyers thought-provoking and unorthodox lessons to achieve success in the courtroom.
The Student Bar Association in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Bloodmobile outside the College of Law on Pine Street.
The Jazz Underground Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue with pianist Jeff Gardner 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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