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May 23, 2014 Issue

Law alumnus recognized for going above and beyond

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will pay tribute to the president of the New Orleans Bar Association, a lawyer and volunteer activist known for his compassion for law colleagues throughout the state, who are struggling with family deaths or catastrophic illnesses or injury.

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Law students defend rights of renters in Louisiana

Law students in the Community Justice section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law have brought much-needed attention to issues facing thousands of low-income families in Louisiana through their work on behalf of tenants and by working on proposed legislation to help protect tenants' rights.

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International opera star and educator Luretta Bybee joins Loyola's flourishing opera program

An international opera star who is not new to New Orleans stages will soon be molding a new generation of opera singers as a music professor at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Bateman team places in top 3 in national public relations competition

Five public relations students from Loyola University New Orleans won third place nationwide in the final round of the Public Relations Student Society of America 2014 Bateman Case Study Competition.

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Loyola to feature first full-service university Starbucks in the city

The Loyola University New Orleans Danna Student Center will soon feature the first full-service university Starbucks in the entire Crescent City and only the third fully licensed, university-based Starbucks in the state.

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Human trafficking and African literature expert receives international award, releases new book

Loyola University New Orleans English professor and human trafficking expert Laura Murphy, Ph.D., has won an international award for her outstanding African literary studies work culminating in her book, "Metaphor and the Slave Trade in West African Literature."

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This weekend: Loyola grad turns professor's poetry into moving music

Who says poetry must remain on the page when it can be moved to the stage? Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts alumna Madeline Falcone '11 is turning a poem from Loyola English professor Mark Yakich, Ph.D., into music in a special performance Sunday, May 25 at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans.

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Law alumna honored for her outstanding work and unfettered commitment to the law clinic

Hope Hughes '14, a spring graduate from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, received the 2014 Outstanding Family Law Clinic Student Award from the New Orleans Association for Women Attorneys.

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