Loyola at a Glance
August 23, 2013 Issue
From Alabama and Louisiana to Oklahoma and Texas, young alumni from Loyola University New Orleans music education program were recently chosen for teaching positions at schools across the United States.
Loyola University New Orleans welcomes 21 new members of the faculty from a plethora of academic backgrounds and specialties, including experts on Victorian literature, nanoparticles, religion, maritime law and classical piano.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Dean María Pabón López, J.D., is a 2013 Woman of the Year, an honor given by New Orleans CityBusiness.
Loyola University New Orleans awarded its prestigious Ignatian Scholarships for Academic Excellence to valedictorians, a professor in the making, an aspiring writer, a future music educator, a world traveler and other exceptional students this academic year.
Loyola University New Orleans is kicking off its 2013 athletics season sporting a fresh new look for the Wolf Pack.
Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication alumna Lauren LaBorde '09 and fellow standup comedian Colleen Allerton poked fun at the NFL's new, stricter bag policy this week in a satirical video posted online.
Law students at Loyola University New Orleans are working on technology projects-like iPhone apps-to help represent clients in court and improve the practice of law.
Loyola University New Orleans is hosting a panel discussion, "After Trayvon: A Loyola Community Conversation about Race, Class and Privilege in American Life," giving students the opportunity for a frank discussion about race.
Michael Cowan, Ph.D., who has played an important role in the reform of the city's government and its criminal justice system since Katrina, will explore through a religious lens how the city has improved on these fronts-and describe work that still remains-in a free, public lecture Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.
Ever wonder what went on inside a medieval castle? Anthropology and archaeology expert Matthew Johnson, Ph.D., will uncover the inner-workings of castles in Southeast England in a free, public lecture at Loyola University New Orleans.
Arts lovers are in for a treat next week when the Loyola University New Orleans Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series joins more than 60 local arts organizations for the fifth annual Culture Collision, a one-night-only event that kicks off New Orleans' 2013-14 cultural season.
Loyola University New Orleans Preparatory Arts Program is expanding this fall to offer three new types of dance classes, including a Michael Jackson-themed flashmob class taught by Loyola ballet alumnus Kenneth "Kynt" Bryan '99.
While most may think divorce is a modern-day invention, it's not. Divorce was probably more prevalent in medieval times than it is today, according to a new book by Loyola University New Orleans history professor Sara Butler, Ph.D.
Eminent music scholar and pianist William Kinderman, Ph.D., is heralded as the world's foremost authority on Ludwig van Beethoven's "Diabelli Variations." On Thursday, Sept. 12, Kinderman will visit Loyola University New Orleans to perform Beethoven's masterpiece.
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