Loyola at a Glance
January 18, 2013 Issue
The Loyola Opera Theatre brings the legacy and genius of American composer Leonard Bernstein to life with its new production of the fast-paced comic operetta, "Candide," tonight at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m.
Biological Sciences professor and resident Chagas disease expert Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., was awarded the university's top faculty honor, the 2012 Dux Academicus Award, Friday, Jan. 11, at the Spring 2013 Faculty and Staff Convocation.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication alumna and former Bateman team participant Miriam Warren '04, was selected to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland Jan. 23-27.
The Jazz Band at Loyola University New Orleans, under the direction of Coordinator of Jazz Studies John Mahoney, performed at the fourth annual Jazz Education Network conference in Atlanta, Ga., earlier this month.
Academy Award-winner Susan Sarandon may have played her in the 1995 movie "Dead Man Walking," but New Orleans audiences will get the chance to see the real Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., H '05, at Loyola University New Orleans Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.
Two events Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Loyola University New Orleans will showcase the graduate school experience, from everything required to enroll, to some of the research projects and ideas current students are working on.
Several members of the campus community received awards and recognition during the Loyola University New Orleans' Spring 2013 President's Convocation for faculty and staff on Jan. 11.
Fresh off the heels of its highly acclaimed centennial exhibit last fall, the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans continues its celebration with the opening of two new exhibits by faculty members Gerald Cannon and Nancy Bernardo.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is again offering the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program this year to provide free tax preparation assistance for people with low to moderate incomes.
The Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communications at Loyola University New Orleans is holding a free open house Monday, Jan. 28 aimed at helping local nonprofits obtain advertising and promotional campaign services they wouldn't otherwise be able to afford.
Political and senior judicial analyst for Fox News Channel Judge Andrew P. Napolitano presents a free lecture at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.
The Rev. Arturo Sosa Abascal, S.J., president of the Catholic University in the State of Tachira in Venezuela, presents "Political Implications of a Humanizing Globalization," Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Audubon Room, located in the Danna Student Center.
After the overwhelming success of last year's forum highlighting the history of the Mardi Gras Indians, Loyola University New Orleans Extraordinary Professor of Video Technology Jim Gabour returns to present "Treme's Underground Carnival: Baby Dolls and Skeletons."
The Loyola University New Orleans online graduate nursing program is ranked among the top 10 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report's 2013 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for the second consecutive year, according to the rankings released Jan. 15.
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans presents an exploration of economics and ideology with a fresh new version of Aristophanes' final comedy "Wealth."
Wendell Brunious, acclaimed trumpeter and jazz hero, will continue the Jazz Underground Series at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Satchmo's, located in the basement of the Danna Student Center on the university's main campus.
While the two schools often duke it out on the court, Loyola University New Orleans is taking on longtime rival Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., in a unique way.
Students at Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication will have the opportunity to work alongside and rub elbows with reporters running a real-life newsroom right down the hall now that nonprofit online news organization The Lens has located its offices on campus.
Loyola University New Orleans' photographs celebrate the entire history of the university's centennial, and the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library is spearheading a pilot program to document the rich photograph collections of the university.
What started as a rag-tag parade of cars pulling boats founded by Loyola University New Orleans students Lloyd Frischhertz '70, J.D. '73 and Mike Abadie '71, in 1969 has become a mainstay of the New Orleans Carnival season. The Krewe of Tucks parade, with its now-elaborate floats and signature irreverence, is a Loyola Mardi Gras tradition. Loyola's Alumni Association is sponsoring a Krewe of Tucks parade viewing party Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mia's Balcony, located at 1622 St. Charles Ave.
April Greiman, an art and design luminary whose collaborations with acclaimed architects such as Frank Gehry and RoTo Architects have earned her frequent critical praise and an international following, will present a lecture at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Feb. 28.
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