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January 24, 2014 Issue

College of Law celebrates centennial, honors Moon Landrieu and other influential alumni

This month, the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will celebrate its 100-year anniversary by honoring one of its most important and influential graduates, former New Orleans Mayor Maurice "Moon" Landrieu '52, J.D. '54, H'79, H'05. Landrieu, who was instrumental in the fight to desegregate city government and public facilities in the 1970s, will receive the St. Ives Award-the College of Law's highest honor.

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Mui wins Loyola's top faculty honor

To students, she is forever a role model and mentor. To fellow faculty members, she is a devoted colleague known for her steadfast commitment to Jesuit education. To Loyola University New Orleans, philosophy professor Constance Mui, Ph.D., is the recipient of the university's top faculty honor-the 2013 Dux Academicus Award.

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Marketing students named among top 15 in the U.S.

The American Marketing Association Student Case Team at Loyola University New Orleans was named among the top 15 in the nation as a semi-finalist in the 2013-14 American Marketing Association Collegiate Case Competition, sponsored this year by the Hershey Company.

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Saturday: EMPLOY the PACK conference features best-selling author, entrepreneur

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.

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John Biguenet receives national accolades for latest plays

The latest plays from Loyola University New Orleans award-winning playwright John Biguenet have secured nominations for The Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award.

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Ignacio volunteers serve abroad in Belize and Jamaica during Christmas break

Thirty-seven Loyola University New Orleans students and staff went to Kingston, Jamaica to work with elderly and children with disabilities, while others traveled to the Mayan villages of Belize, to serve others for 10 days without electricity or running water. Their efforts over the Christmas break are a part of Loyola.

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Loyola Opera opens Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' this weekend

The Loyola Opera Theatre will transport audiences to an enchanted fairy-tale world this weekend 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.

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Wolf Pack Hall of Fame gains new members

The Department of Athletics and Wellness and the Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association will induct three new members and the 1945-1946 men's basketball team to the Wolf Pack Hall of Fame during a ceremony Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Danna Student Center's St. Charles Room. A reception at 5:45 p.m. will precede the event.

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College of Law provides free tax help for low-income taxpayers

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is again offering the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program this year to provide free tax preparation assistance for people with low to moderate incomes.

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Loyola's 90-year-old newspaper, The Maroon, unveils new multimedia newsroom

The Maroon student newspaper at Loyola University New Orleans is celebrating 90 years and an award-winning past by unveiling a new multimedia newsroom-outfitted with high-tech TV cameras, a news desk, green screen and the ability to link with local and national news outlets-in an open house Feb. 6.

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Public lecture explores trends in music education

Leading music educator, composer and arranger Samuel Hazo will present a free, public lecture on music education pedagogy, rehearsal techniques and music standards in the classroom at Loyola University New Orleans Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Opera, piano masterclasses on tap for February

French opera sensation François Le Roux and world-renowned Russian pianist Lilya Zilberstein will present free masterclasses in February at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Patterns, paper and perception: Matt Shlian opens new exhibit at Loyola

Matt Shlian, a paper engineer rooted in book arts, print media and design, will launch his new exhibit, "Apophenia," at Loyola University New Orleans with a free, public lecture and opening reception Thursday, Feb. 6 in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.

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Lecture uncovers new ways of thinking, talking about Christianity

A free, public Loyola University New Orleans lecture Thursday, Feb. 6 aims to probe new and unsettling ways of thinking and talking about God.

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Pitch it, Loyno! Students compete for cash prizes in inaugural entrepreneur competition

Pitch Loyola, a competition that will put Loyola University New Orleans students' entrepreneurial skills to the test for cash prizes, is set for Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in Miller Hall, room 114. It is free and open to the public, and food will be provided.

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February Montage calendar boasts free concerts

Four free concerts at Loyola University New Orleans next month will run the musical gamut, featuring programs from the classical repertoires of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maurice Ravel to the electronic sounds of the modern laptop orchestra.

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Prominent American installation artist discusses latest work in public lecture

Brooklyn-based installation artist William Lamson will present a free lecture at Loyola University New Orleans Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in room 114 of Miller Hall.

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Loyola shares community engagement expertise with the University of San Francisco

Loyola University New Orleans knows how to impact the community. As a testament to that, one Loyola staffer shared the university's longstanding tradition of community engagement with the University of San Francisco this month.

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Loyola names Chad Mann as men's and women's tennis coach

Loyola University New Orleans has hired Chad Mann as head coach of the men's and women's tennis teams. Mann joins the Wolf Pack after working as the assistant men's and women's tennis coach at the University of the Ozarks.

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