Loyola at a Glance
January 10, 2014 Issue
Two "Best of Jazz 2013" lists recently recognized trombonist Jeffrey Albert '93, Ph.D., assistant professor of music industry technology at Loyola University New Orleans, for his latest CD, "The Tree on the Mound."
For the third year in a row, the Loyola University New Orleans nursing program is ranked among the top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report's 2014 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs, according to the rankings released today. U.S. News also ranked Loyola's online Bachelor of Science in Nursing among top online bachelor's programs nationwide.
Aspiring opera singers from the Gulf Coast will once again vie for the national spotlight during the annual Metropolitan Opera National Council District and Regional Auditions Saturday, Jan. 11 and Sunday, Jan. 12 at Loyola University New Orleans.
The Graphic Design Program at Loyola University New Orleans will showcase Monroe Hall's newly renovated fifth floor design studios Friday, Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during a "Space Invasion," an open house event offering the Loyola community the opportunity to take tours of the new facilities, play games, make buttons and enjoy light refreshments.
Celebrating MLK: New Orleans college students host 'Little Rock Nine' member who helped desegregate America's schools
Just 56 years ago, Minnijean Brown Trickey joined eight other African-American teenagers to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., as a part of the now-famous "Little Rock Nine." This month, she will join hundreds of New Orleans college students in celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during a free, public event series.
A free, public Loyola University New Orleans lecture Tuesday, Jan. 21 featuring Bahamian contemporary artist Tavares Strachan will discuss forms of extreme art through his own artistic quest of radical environments from outer space to the depths of the ocean.
Award-winning saxophonist Donald Harrison will lead an ensemble of Loyola University New Orleans jazz students in a program of classic standards and iconic original compositions Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old U.S. Mint, located at 400 Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans.
To help its students and young alumni conquer the job search, the Loyola University New Orleans Career Development Center is hosting its second annual employment boot camp, EMPLOY the PACK.
The Loyola Opera Theatre will transport audiences to an enchanted fairy-tale world this 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.
The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance continues the season with Michel Tremblay's powerful play, "Albertine in Five Times," an unflinching tale of one woman at five different times in her life.
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