Loyola at a Glance
March 28, 2013 Issue
Her voice is synonymous with NPR's Morning Edition, and she is a nationally recognized ABC political commentator. Cokie Roberts, New Orleans native and daughter of prominent U.S. Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs, will headline a free event at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m.
The Metropolitan Opera bestowed its prestigious Beverly Sills Award upon Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Bryan Hymel '01 Monday, March 25. The $50,000 prize, named after the late American artist, annually recognizes a vocalist age 25 to 40 who has appeared in a featured role at the Met.
One undergraduate researcher at Loyola University New Orleans spends hours-days even-deep in the mud of the Mississippi River Delta picking live fish and other creatures from large, square traps to study how major disasters such as the 2010 BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 affect aquatic life today.
Harry Shearer, the legendary bassist in the 1984 rock and roll mockumentary "This is Spinal Tap" and the voice of more than 15 characters on the hit animated sitcom "The Simpsons," will discuss the evolution of his career at a forum at Loyola University New Orleans Monday, April 8 at 5 p.m.
"Mold"-the latest play from Loyola University New Orleans professor and Louisiana Writer Award winner John Biguenet chronicling the 2005 levee collapse, horrific flooding and its aftermath-is showing in New Orleans until April 14. Produced by the Southern Rep Theatre, "Mold" will run at the Freeport-McMoRan Theater in the Contemporary Arts Center located at 900 Camp Street in New Orleans. Tickets are available for purchase in advance.
Loyola University New Orleans voice professors Philip and Ellen Frohnmayer will be featured guests next month at the Loyola Institute for Ministry's First Tuesdays: Spirituality in the City Speaker Series.
Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Ramon Vargas '09, former sports editor of The Maroon and current staff writer for The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com, will help ring in 100 years of Wolf Pack athletics history at the All Athletic Reunion Thursday, April 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will boast the works of more than 15 of its seniors during three new exhibits in April and May.
Loyola University New Orleans will open its doors for students admitted to the class of 2017 Saturday, April 6 for its President's Open House.
The 2013 Loyola University New Orleans Senior Class Giving Committee will use this year's senior class gift to pay tribute and pay it forward. Every donation of $20.13 will go toward a scholarship for an incoming freshman.
After a year of birthday events, Loyola University New Orleans will punctuate the end of its centennial with a Jazz Fest-style celebration honoring its Founder's Day.
Grammy-nominated violist Roberto Díaz and acclaimed opera tenor Bryan Hymel '01 will present free masterclasses next week as part of the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans.
The Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Two free choral events at Loyola University New Orleans next month will showcase the wide variety of vocal talent and artistry in the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.
On April 4, a giant carbon nanotube fashioned from black balloons in front of Loyola University New Orleans' Danna Student Center will serve as an obvious and larger-than-life sign that the Department of Physics is passionate and excited about nanotechnology and nanoscale science.
The Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law are hosting the second annual People's Law Conference, April 5-6.
An anonymous donor has issued a fundraising challenge to Loyola University New Orleans, and the president and the Office of Institutional Advancement is calling on all alumni and members of the university community to meet it head on.
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans presents "The Witness," an award-winning, one-act play written by professor emeritus the Rev. Ernest Ferlita, S.J. The play is part of the Senior One-Act Festival and is set to run in the Lower Depths Theater April 7 at 2 p.m. and April 8 and 9 at 7 p.m.
The Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans presents a panel discussion on Germany featuring the German Honorary Consul to the U.S. Paul Andersson and German native Jan Heinrich Garbers, director of geomatics at TMG Consulting.
Loyola University New Orleans students are putting on the annual Student Peace Conference April 8-12, hosting a series of interactive lectures, concerts, dances, film screenings and more designed to keep the community talking about hope, renewal and global peace.
Ready to experience beats like the samba, an evening of dancing and mouth-watering Brazilian foods? The "Brasil Sensacional!" event April 18 at 6 p.m. boasts live music and performances from New Orleans-based traditional Brazilian dance troupe Casa Samba.
Twenty-five members of the current training class of U.S. Foreign Service Nationals-locally hired professional staff at U.S. embassies and consulates around the world-spent a day on the Loyola University New Orleans campus recently.
The Continuing Legal Education program at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the U.S. Department of Labor present the Annual Longshore Conference, a two-day program for maritime lawyers focusing on changes in the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
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