Loyola at a Glance
December 6, 2013 Issue
Santa will make an early Christmas visit to Loyola University New Orleans this weekend, in the first of two musical events celebrating the holiday season. Singing with Santa, a Christmas sing-along for the Loyola community, is Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m., and the annual Christmas at Loyola concert is Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m.
Loyola University New Orleans English major and Ventura, Calif., native Stewart Sinclair used his love of surfing to inspire an evocative essay on Apple's rollout of its new operating system, OS X Mavericks, named after an extreme surfing spot in Northern California.
A Loyola University New Orleans researcher has offered further scientific proof of a new species at least partly responsible for spreading a deadly tropical illness-Chagas disease.
The Loyola Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert of music by Richard Wagner, Peter Tchaikovsky and Gustav Mahler tonight, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex on Loyola's main campus. The event is open to the public.
Leaving a gang-and initiation into one for that matter-does not always follow the violent "fight to get out" or "kill to get in" mentality. That's according to the latest research on gangs from Loyola University New Orleans criminal justice professor Christian Bolden, Ph.D.
M. Isabel Medina, J.D., the Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans, shared her expertise on everything from citizenship law to race consciousness during conferences and workshops this fall.
If some of the world's most iconic Biblical paintings could talk, they would tell stories of faith perfect for this season of Advent. To inspire Catholics across the country this Christmas, Loyola University New Orleans professor Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, Ph.D., is bringing those stories to life.
The Loyola Opera Theatre will transport audiences to an enchanted fairy-tale world next month with its new production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's mythical opera, "The Magic Flute," Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m.
What's strange, ambiguous and sometimes scary? Professor explores this everyday thing in The Atlantic
In an essay featured nationally, Loyola University New Orleans English professor Mark Yakich, Ph.D., explores the poem-the everyday thing most view as sometimes strange and scary, yet always different. Published in The Atlantic, Yakich uses his experience teaching college students for "What is a Poem?"
Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball head coach Kellie Kennedy earned her 100th career victory with the Wolf Pack in a 75-73 thriller game against No. 20 Southern Polytechnic State University Nov. 23.
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