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June 7, 2013 Issue

Today: Boomgaarden to perform free concert of Chopin's mazurkas

Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans, will present a free concert of Frédéric Chopin's mazurkas, today, June 7.

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'The Simpsons' voice actor Harry Shearer creates a home at Loyola

Harry Shearer, voice of more than 20 characters on the "The Simpsons" and bass player for the satirical rock group Spinal Tap, recently signed on as an artist-in-residence at the College of Music and Fine Arts of Loyola University New Orleans.

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Students help adults get GEDs through Lindy Boggs Center grant-funded project

Students in the Loyola University New Orleans honors program will help adult learners successfully finish their GEDs through a $7,000 adult literacy grant from Dollar General awarded to Loyola's Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy.

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College of Law community recognized for public service

The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law recently presented its 2013 Public Service Awards to students, alumni and faculty.

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Diboll Art Gallery's summer exhibit features drawings, video

Artist Seth Gadsden and filmmaker Sam Fleischner will open their collaborative exhibit, "Ricky's Dragon," June 17 in Loyola University New Orleans' Collins C. Diboll Gallery, located on the fourth floor of the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.

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Loyola's Institute for Ministry receives grant to train inmates as prison missionaries

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry is helping to transform prisoners housed in one of the nation's largest maximum security prisons into missionaries.

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Loyola's top-ranked study abroad offers new exchange programs

Loyola University New Orleans is expanding its nationally recognized study abroad program, offering four new opportunities for students next spring in partnership with Jesuit and Catholic institutions in Brazil, South Korea, Ecuador and Italy.

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