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April 26, 2013 Issue

Loyola launches first-in-region Spanish/English translation, interpreting program

Loyola University New Orleans is launching a new program-the first in the Gulf region-to prepare professional interpreters and translators to meet the growing demand for their services in the health care and legal fields.

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New research: Products with human names may not be good marketing

Loyola University New Orleans psychology professor Kendall Eskine, Ph.D., and student William H. Locander pose the question, are consumers more likely to trust a product when branded with a human name?

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Tennis stars capture year-end awards

Loyola University New Orleans men's and women's tennis teams captured year-end awards presented by the Southern States Athletic Conference.

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Alumnus receives Fulbright award

Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Brian Ea '12 received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship grant to Thailand.

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Ballet celebrates centennial and National Dance Week with contemporary and classical works

The Loyola Ballet, directed by Laura Zambrano, celebrates National Dance Week with a mixed repertory program of classical, contemporary and character works including an excerpt from the graceful Russian ballet, "La Vivandiere."

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Music industry seniors pitch business plans in competition

Students from Loyola's Department of Music Industry Studies will exhibit their entrepreneurial prowess at the annual Senior Pitch Competition Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex.

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Haiti earthquake hero receives Loyola's top alumni award

Loyola University New Orleans alumna Dr. Vanessa Rouzier-Taluy '98 helped save trauma victims from the rubble after the 2010 earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Opera workshop honors 'Great Britten' with English opera highlights

The opera program at Loyola University New Orleans presents its spring workshop "Great Britten: Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Benjamin Britten" Tuesday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Outstanding alumni honored during reunion weekend

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association will honor Nicholas Poche '03 as its Young Alumnus of the Year along with five other outstanding alumni on Saturday, May 11 at The Cannery, located at 3803 Toulouse Street.

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Student filmmakers showcase works in audience-graded film screening

For Loyola University New Orleans student filmmakers, final grades on film projects are riding on interactive audience scoring during the 16th Annual Loyola Student Film Festival that takes place next week.

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Crescent City Wind Symphony presents free concert at Loyola

The Loyola University New Orleans Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series will end next week with a free Crescent City Wind Symphony concert Monday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

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Student volunteer orchestra hosts charity concert benefiting Lower Ninth Ward

The New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra, founded and directed by Loyola University New Orleans students, is hosting a charity concert to benefit the Youth Orchestra of the Lower Ninth Ward Friday, May 3.

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Art and Design seniors exhibit in Diboll Gallery

The Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will boast the works of its seniors during a new exhibit next month.

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Loyola continues longstanding tradition of Jazz Fest performers

Festival audiences this week and next will hear the call of the Wolf Pack as Loyola University New Orleans students, faculty, staff and alumni continue a longstanding tradition of performing at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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Loyola hosts two jazz summer camps

The College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans will host two jazz camps this summer.

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Loyola students help preserve untold New Orleans stories with oral history project

First-year students at Loyola University New Orleans are video documenting rare oral histories of New Orleans as part of their classes, including little-known stories of the legendary Dooky Chase Restaurant.

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Campus community invited to pinch and pull at the Senior Crawfish Boil

Nothing says New Orleans like a crawfish boil. The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association is keeping that tradition alive by hosting its annual Senior Crawfish Boil Friday, May 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Peace Quad.

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Loyola issues Centennial Challenge to university community

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.

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Loyola student journalist wins national honors for feature story

A story written by Loyola University New Orleans student journalist Shannon Donaldson detailing how college students are reaping the benefits of a booming Hollywood South film industry won national recognition May 1 in the Society of Professional Journalists National Mark of Excellence Awards.

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The Maroon wins Associated Press awards

Student journalists working for Loyola University New Orleans' student newspaper, The Maroon, won several awards from the Louisiana and Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors Association College Contest.

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Loyola showcases revamped MBA program in open house May 7

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business will launch a fully revamped MBA program in August, marking the culmination of changes to offer cutting-edge business education and real-world certifications to its students. It will showcase the new MBA program in an open house May 7.

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