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October 26, 2012 Issue

Art and design alumna praised for New York exhibit

Hard work and dedication have paid off for Argentinean artist and Loyola University New Orleans alumna Analia Saban '01, whose recent exhibition, "Gag," was selected as a critic's choice in the international contemporary art magazine ArtForum.

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Lecture details ghost ships of the Klondike Gold Rush

A small team of underwater archaeologists and surveyors are racing against time to document the historic shipwrecks of the Klondike Gold Rush.

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Laura Murphy publishes book on West African slave trade

Loyola University New Orleans assistant professor Laura Murphy, Ph.D., published "Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature" with Ohio University Press, the leading publisher of African Studies research in the country.

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Loyola professors participate in international exhibition

Liz Buchta and Daniela Marx, professors in the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans, recently collaborated on a project for the exhibition "Reminders" at the Jamjuree Art Gallery at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Center for Spiritual Capital welcomes Kishore Jayabalan

The Center for Spiritual Capital in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business presents "Is the Commercial Society Compatible with Christian Humanism?," a lecture by Kishore Jayabalan, director of Istituto Acton, the Acton Institute's Rome office.

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'Mentors' centennial art exhibit celebrates the value of Loyola education

More than 45 alumni and faculty artists from the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans are participating in "Mentors," a multimedia arts exhibition that illustrates how Loyola's esteemed faculty and alumni have influenced the art community through their exhibitions and educational practices.

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Loyola professor publishes expanded research on airport studies

Calling all jetsetters: Loyola University New Orleans assistant professor Christopher Schaberg, Ph.D., published two recent articles in his field of airport studies.

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Law professor honored at Oxford University banquet in England

Professor Keith Vetter, LL.M., the Ted and Louana Frois Distinguished Professor of Law for International Studies at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, was an honoree at a banquet held last month at All Souls College at the University of Oxford in England.

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Loyola hosts annual AJCU student affairs conference

Senior level student affairs officers from 24 of the 28 schools within the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities were hosted by Loyola University New Orleans this week for the annual Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators conference.

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Global experts convene at Loyola to discuss transparency in government

Transparency is the theme of the XIIth Congress of the International Association of Legal Methodology, a free two-day event hosted by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

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Tom Varisco documents Jackson Square in new book

"Does anyone else smell beignets?" Loyola University New Orleans instructor Tom Varisco has published a new book, "Jackson Squared," with Chin Music Press from Seattle.

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Loyola Biology professor explores invasive plant's role in wetlands restoration

A paper reviewing the latest research on invasive wetlands plants co-authored by Loyola University New Orleans associate chair of biological sciences Donald P. Hauber, Ph.D., was featured in the online journal, Annals of Botany Plants.

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Louisiana's incoming and first African-American chief justice headlines race in higher education symposium

The Honorable Bernette Johnson, current associate justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and future Chief Justice next year, will deliver the keynote address for a Nov. 9 symposium on race in higher education hosted by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the Journal of Public Interest Law.

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Loyola Theatre features two new productions

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."

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Montage Series swings into November with free jazz concert

The Loyola Jazz Band, recently selected to play at the upcoming Jazz Education Network Conference in Atlanta, Ga., will offer a free performance Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall

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David Henry Hwang, author of 'M. Butterfly,' speaks at Loyola

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.

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Pioneers of contemporary liturgical music reunite for Loyola performance

The Jesuit Center at Loyola University New Orleans presents an evening with the St. Louis Jesuits, one of the most popular liturgical music groups for the past three decades.

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International artists discuss art, architecture and design

Two free lectures hosted by the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will explore sculpture, architecture and graphic design next month.

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Famous armless guitarist performs as part of Loyola Week

The Jesuit Center at Loyola University New Orleans presents "A Night of Hope," a concert by inspirational Catholic musician and speaker Tony Melendez, a Nicaraguan guitarist and vocalist born without arms and with a club foot.

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Songstress Stephanie Jordan performs at Loyola

Vocalist Stephanie Jordan, whom critics have compared to Norah Jones and Diana Krall, will perform at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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Famed French maestro Philippe Entremont returns to New Orleans to perform with Loyola Symphony Orchestra

Philippe Entremont, internationally renowned pianist and conductor, is well-known throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region for his exceptional career and his time spent as music director of the New Orleans Philharmonic Orchestra from 1980 to 1986. On Friday, Dec. 7, the maestro returns to New Orleans to perform the "Triple Concerto," one of Beethoven's most celebrated concertos.

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Upcoming conference addresses human trafficking at the Super Bowl

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. 27.

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Scientists gather at Loyola to discuss the world's most devastating diseases

Loyola University New Orleans will host an international science conference Oct. 30 Nov. 2 where scientists from around the world will gather to present ground-breaking research on some of the globe's most devastating diseases.

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