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July 19, 2013 Issue

Opera star Elizabeth Futral performs at Loyola

Elizabeth Futral, a celebrated opera soprano and Covington, La., native, will perform "A Night of Music," a solo voice recital of her favorite arias, Sunday, July 21 at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Loyola alumnus named director of Black Catholic Ministry in New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Ansel Augustine embarked this month on a new chapter of his life's work in ministry as director of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Office of Black Catholic Ministry.

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11 Loyola athletics teams singled out for academic honors

Student athletes at Loyola University New Orleans are not only recognized for their success on the playing field, but also for their success in the classroom. Wolf Pack Athletics earned academic honors this year as 11 teams recently received the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Team award.

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Loyola hosts New Orleans Piano Institute and Keyboard Festival

Loyola University New Orleans will host classical pianists from across the globe for the 2013 New Orleans Piano Institute and Keyboard Festival July 22-28.

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Alumna captures Egypt's uprising among her many adventures as a photojournalist

She watched history unfold in Egypt, and her photos document the country's political strife. Loyola University New Orleans alumna and photojournalist for The Christian Science Monitor Ann Hermes '05 was there on assignment this June just before the protests erupted and President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in a military coup.

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School of Mass Communication star alumni serve as role models for today's students

This year's class of star alumni inducted into the Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication Den of Distinction is setting an example for today's Loyola students with aspirations in journalism, communications and beyond.

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Loyola alumni poised to increase university support for fifth year in a row

By renewing support or giving for the first time, Loyola alumni and friends show the world the value of Loyola's Jesuit education-an education inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola's vision to teach students to pursue truth, wisdom and virtue and to work for a more just world.

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School of Nursing wins federal grant to train nation's advanced practice nurses

Armed with a $350,000 federal grant awarded this month, Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing is on the front line of training advanced practice nurses to serve as primary care providers-a need particularly important to the federal government.

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Carrie Glass hired as new director of financial aid at Loyola

Loyola University New Orleans recently selected Carrie Glass as the new director of financial aid.

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