Loyola at a Glance
January 31, 2014 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans is joining in on a national effort to make sure minority students have the opportunity to stick with science and pursue promising careers in the STEM fields-science, technology, engineering and math.
A new book from Loyola University New Orleans languages and cultures professor Eileen J. Doll, Ph.D., explores the rapid immigration in Spain by analyzing immigrant characters in more than 30 Spanish plays published since 1989, when Spain experienced an influx of immigrants.
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.
The Rev. Se├ín "Brett" Duggan '77, a Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and celebrated pianist, will return to campus Friday, Feb. 7 for an evening of Ludwig van Beethoven's musical masterpieces.
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.
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.
Today, 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.
French opera sensation Franšois Le Roux and world-renowned Russian pianist Lilya Zilberstein will present free masterclasses next week at Loyola University New Orleans.
Legal experts, criminal justice advocates and watchdogs will convene Friday, Feb. 7 at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law to discuss and explore effective prison reform, including an examination of the controversial consent decree in New Orleans.
Four free concerts at Loyola University New Orleans in February 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.
The Loyola University New Orleans Office of Institutional Advancement announces position changes within its offices of Alumni Relations and planned giving.
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.
ESPN sportscaster Michael Smith '01 will return to his alma mater to give New Orleans high school students a taste of what it's like to be a journalist in today's world of digital media.
Five of New Orleans' most innovative jazz artists will reunite at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Feb. 20 for the second annual All-Star Jam, a Jazz Underground concert celebrating the historic jam session tradition of New York City's mid-century jazz scene.
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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