Loyola at a Glance
March 1, 2013 Issue
Gregory Agid '09, a graduate of the Music Industry Studies program at Loyola University New Orleans, is solidifying his place in New Orleans' musical tradition with the release of his first record, "Mystery Blues."
Veteran Democratic strategist and New Orleans native Donna Brazile is the featured speaker for the Institute of Politics at Loyola University New Orleans March 5 at 7 p.m.
Matt and Kim, the Brooklyn-based indie pop duo best known for their spunky hybrid of indelible songs, an emphatic beat and high-energy live shows, will be the featured act for Loyola University New Orleans' annual Loup Garou concert.
Performers from across the globe are putting down their instruments and picking up their laptops to create a new kind of 21st century musical presentation-the laptop orchestra.
The Rev. Seán "Brett" Duggan '77 is an internationally renowned pianist and acclaimed expert on the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. On Sunday, March 17, Duggan returns to Loyola University New Orleans to perform Bach's masterpiece, "The Art of Fugue."
Celebrated playwright and New Orleans native Ricky Graham will present the world premiere of his musical, "The Money Box," at Loyola University New Orleans next week.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumna Bobbi Roquemore, J.D. '12, won first place in the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers 2012 Writing Competition for Law Students.
Six Loyola University New Orleans MBA students will put their enterprising skills to the test when they team up with a local company to market a device that suppresses ocean wave action. It could potentially provide land restoration along the shore of Louisiana's already depleted coastline.
Robert P. George, J.D., Ph.D., former presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will deliver a free lecture at Loyola University Orleans Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall located on the second floor of the Communications/Music Complex on Loyola's main campus.
Loyola University New Orleans Environmental Science major Jenny Simon is conducting research to see if a 10,000-foot storm wall nearing completion just outside New Orleans is affecting nearby fish and marine life.
Loyola University New Orleans professor and Louisiana Writer Award winner John Biguenet will premiere his new play "Mold"-the latest play in his "Rising Water" trilogy chronicling the 2005 levee collapse, horrific flooding and its aftermath-Saturday, March 23 with previews beginning March 20.
Following the rousing success of their inaugural performance last fall, the James Carter String Quartet will return to the stage Saturday, March 2 for a free concert as part of the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola.
Acclaimed jazz percussionist and former Loyola student Brian Blade will perform in two concerts Saturday, March 9 as part of the 44th Annual Jazz Festival at Loyola University New Orleans.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication alumna Kelly Williams Brown '06 visited campus last week to share her experiences writing her nonfiction humor book, "Adulting: How to Become A Grownup in 468 Easy(ish) Steps."
Loyola University New Orleans history students are bringing to light the lesser-known history of the Gulf region through their documentary efforts with the men who work the ports-the longshoremen.
What does diversity mean to Loyola's student body? How is it important? What does it look like? Can it be captured in a photograph? Now students will have the opportunity to tell their story and share their perspective of diversity on campus by participating in the Face(s) of Loyola Diversity Photo Contest.
The Loyola University New Orleans Office of Human Resources announces the launch of the Mission Partners program, an ongoing series of free sessions open to all employees and dedicated to staff development.
Loyola University New Orleans students, alumni and staffers were recently recognized for excellence in the fields of marketing, advertising and public relations in two higher education awards competitions and a local advertising club competition.
Loyola University New Orleans alumna Alana Dellatan Seaton '02 recently joined the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as a music therapist tasked with enhancing the organization's innovative music and wellness programs.
Loyola University New Orleans students with former Wolf Pack members in their family tree can apply for up to $5,000 in scholarship money for tuition, books, room and board, or additional student fees.
Loyola University New Orleans will host one of Mexico's leading novelists, poets and playwrights in a discussion that hearkens back to the contentious days of the Mexican-American War.
The Career Development Center is leading the charge to help its students and young alumni land full-time jobs with its first-ever employment boot camp, Employ the Pack, set for March 16.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and Boys Hope Girls Hope are sponsoring Race Judicata, a family- and pet-friendly 5K race and one-mile fun run/walk, which will be held Saturday, March 9 at Audubon Park in Shelter 10 located at the Magazine Street entrance.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Loyola University New Orleans Magis Student Leadership Awards, a celebration of leadership and service, and a ceremonial salute to university excellence.
The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Physics is sponsoring a free talk Tuesday, March 5 to discuss Wolfram's Mathematica 9-a software program used for complex computations.
Loyola University New Orleans' Jesuit Center presents its 2013 Lenten Series, "Church in the Desert, Church in the World: Reflections in the Spirit of the Second Vatican Council," a series of events in March to observe the season of Lent.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing professor Laurie Anne Ferguson, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-C., was recognized as the Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year by the Louisiana State Nurses Association as a part of its Louisiana Nurses Foundation Nightingale Awards.
Celebrated jazz patriarch and Loyola alumnus Ellis Marsalis M.M.E. '86, H '07, will lead an ensemble of jazz students in a rousing program of classic jazz standards and iconic original compositions on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old U.S. Mint, located at 400 Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans.
Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is set to begin a new chapter at Loyola University New Orleans this spring, the first new fraternity on campus in 20 years. Pi Kappa Phi Leadership Consultant Keenan Dollar will be on Loyola's campus until Friday, March 8, meeting with interested students who want to be founding fathers of the new fraternity.
More than 45 students from seven New Orleans schools took part in the 36th annual Tom Bell Silver Scribe Competition for high school journalists, co-sponsored by Loyola's School of Mass Communication and the Press Club of New Orleans Saturday, Feb. 23.
Exploring the epic scientific and historic drama from the Big Bang to the effect people have on the planet today, Loyola University New Orleans will screen the award-winning documentary "Journey of the Universe" March 9.
Thanks to a project led by Monroe Library faculty and staff at Loyola University New Orleans, every single issue of The Maroon newspaper-dating back to its inception in 1923-is now available online.
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