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Loyola-trained opera star Bryan Hymel returns to alma mater for special masterclass

Loyola Press Release - 10/15/2014

International opera star and Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Bryan Hymel '01, tenor, will return to his alma mater ...

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Hundreds in New Orleans to protest against sexual assault

Loyola Press Release - 10/15/2014

As President Obama launched the nationwide "It's On Us" campaign this fall to raise awareness about sexual assault on college ...

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Loyola builds on New Orleans’ burgeoning entertainment industries to launch new BFA in Digital Filmmaking, BS in Popular and Commercial Music

Loyola Press Release - 10/10/2014

At a film class at Loyola University New Orleans, Houston native and senior ...

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Loyola launches most ambitious campaign in its history

Loyola Press Release - 10/9/2014

Today, Loyola University New Orleans is embarking on the most ambitious campaign in its history, “Faith in the Future: The ...

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Loyola hosts nationally known Jesuit priest and 'Colbert Report' chaplain in special guest appearance

Loyola Press Release - 10/8/2014

Loyola University New Orleans is hosting a free, public talk with the Rev. James Martin, S.J.—probably one of the most ...

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The Maroon receives two national rankings for first time in paper’s history

Loyola Press Release - 10/7/2014

For the first time ever, the Loyola University New Orleans student-run newspaper, The Maroon, has earned top marks from ...

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As teens' news awareness teeters, Loyola ignites students' interest in current events through first-ever National News Engagement Day

Loyola Press Release - 10/2/2014

Faced with growing concerns about young people who take no interest in news—a Pew Research Center study pegged roughly a ...

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Loyola hosts Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Semifinal, a first for the U.S.

Loyola Press Release - 10/2/2014

For the first time ever, the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Semifinal is coming to the U.S.—and it’s happening in ...

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Are e-cigarettes really a 'safe alternative?' Law professor calls for more legal controls for e-cigs

Loyola Press Release - 9/30/2014

E-cigarettes, which emit vaporized liquid nicotine and even come in different flavors, are often viewed as a “safe alternative,” but ...

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New arts education classes at Loyola give students a career edge on and off the stage

Loyola Press Release - 9/24/2014

Loyola University New Orleans is offering a new take on arts education and at the same time answering the demand ...

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From Hollywood to Hollywood South: Loyola professor opens play in Los Angeles & New Orleans to rave reviews

Loyola Press Release - 9/23/2014

“Broomstick,” the latest play by Loyola University New Orleans professor and award-winning playwright John Biguenet telling the story of a ...

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Student interpreters help New Orleans attorneys aid influx of child migrants

Loyola Press Release - 9/18/2014

Student interpreters at Loyola University New Orleans are lending their skills to help local lawyers and other immigration advocates aid ...

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'Endgame' explores an 'ain't dere no more' future

Loyola Press Release - 9/18/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance kicks off the 2014-15 season with Samuel Beckett’s ...

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School of Mass Communication launches social media, environmental communication minors

Loyola Press Release - 9/16/2014

Responding to employer and student demand, the School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans just launched two new ...

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U.S. News & World Report recognizes Loyola as top university for diversity

Loyola Press Release - 9/9/2014

Loyola University New Orleans was singled out for its diversity and academics in new rankings released today by U.S. News ...

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JFK's nephew, Mark K. Shriver, to speak about legendary father Sargent Shriver in Loyola guest appearance

Loyola Press Release - 9/9/2014

Loyola University New Orleans will host Mark K. Shriver, son of Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver and Special Olympics ...

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College of Law is recipient of major anonymous gift

Loyola Press Release - 9/3/2014

A new $150,000 gift to the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will support the recently announced Loyola Incubator ...

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New Orleans' only Bachelor of Design professional degree program launches at Loyola

Loyola Press Release - 9/2/2014

Beginning this fall, Loyola University New Orleans will offer a new Bachelor of Design professional degree program—the only four-year program ...

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Loyola musicians team up to bring free, outdoor concerts back to Audubon Park’s Newman Bandstand

Loyola Press Release - 9/2/2014

The musical talents of Loyola University New Orleans alumni, students and faculty are helping the Audubon Park Conservancy bring free, ...

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Loyola opens city's only full-service university Starbucks and local favorite Slice Pizzeria

Loyola Press Release - 8/27/2014

As Loyola University New Orleans students return to campus, they are greeted by new dining options, including New Orleans’ first ...

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100% of 2014 music education grads land jobs in teaching positions

Loyola Press Release - 8/27/2014

Loyola University New Orleans’ latest class of music educators is well on the way to meaningful careers inspiring others through ...

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466-year-old tradition welcomes back Loyola students

Loyola Press Release - 8/25/2014

Students, faculty and staff at Loyola University New Orleans will have the chance to be a part of an age-old ...

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The Princeton Review ranks Loyola's diversity, community relations and student newspaper among top 10 in nation

Loyola Press Release - 8/11/2014

Loyola University New Orleans was named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review’s ...

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Loyola junior spends summer interning at the White House

Loyola Press Release - 8/11/2014

Loyola University New Orleans political science junior Maya White has always been fascinated with the inner workings of Washington, D.C., ...

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Student freedom of the press fighter wins national award

Loyola Press Release - 8/11/2014

Lucy Dieckhaus, a senior at Loyola University New Orleans in the School of Mass Communication, won a national journalism award ...

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Biologists, students to develop iPad nature discovery app for Audubon Park

Loyola Press Release - 7/28/2014

Loyola University New Orleans biologists Aimée K. Thomas, Ph.D., and James Wee, Ph.D., are helping college students teach younger children ...

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Loyola Alumni board names local CPA Allison Plaisance as president

Loyola Press Release - 7/28/2014

Certified public accountant and astute recruiter Allison Plaisance ‘00 was appointed the new president of the Loyola University New Orleans ...

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Student journalists, professor win 4 press club awards

Loyola Press Release - 7/28/2014

Loyola University New Orleans student journalists along with English instructor C.W. Cannon, Ph.D., won four awards from the Press Club ...

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7 new trustees elected at Loyola

Loyola Press Release - 7/28/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans Board of Trustees elected seven new members to begin serving Aug. 1, including Janet Boles, ...

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College of Law creates incubator for solo practice lawyers

Loyola Press Release - 7/14/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice will soon ...

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Loyola brings beauty of music to babies in new Musikgarten August session

Loyola Press Release - 7/14/2014

Loyola University New Orleans’ Musikgarten program is a fun and educational way to introduce young children from infants to age ...

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Catholic Press Association awards first place to book co-written by Tom Ryan

Loyola Press Release - 7/2/2014

Coming off last month’s recognition by TheBestSchools.org for its exemplary master’s programs and the highest honor from the National Conference ...

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The Maroon wins 7 awards from Louisiana Press Association

Loyola Press Release - 6/30/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans student-run newspaper, The Maroon, recently earned seven awards from the Louisiana Press Association, including first ...

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Loyola's flexible online theology master's programs ranked top 20 in U.S.

Loyola Press Release - 6/24/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry, along with its extension program LIMEX, is nationally recognized as one of ...

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Standout Loyola trumpet student wins second place at prestigious international competition

Loyola Press Release - 6/24/2014

Loyola University New Orleans sophomore Tyler Lindsay’s musical talents on trumpet put him at the top of his class on ...

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Student's scientific research at Loyola ignites passion for service to the world, one 'Kissing bug' at a time

Loyola Press Release - 6/24/2014

College student Annie McClure is helping to uncover exactly how the deadly Chagas disease is spread through blood-sucking insects known ...

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Undergrad with a passion for rural health care wins $120,000 medical school scholarship opportunity

Loyola Press Release - 6/24/2014

Loyola University New Orleans senior biological sciences major Denise Powell is getting a head start on a career as a ...

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Student newspaper wins 6 state Associated Press awards, topping off most decorated year in history

Loyola Press Release - 6/24/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans student-run newspaper, The Maroon, won six college division honors over the weekend from the Louisiana-Mississippi ...

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Relive the New Orleans college experience: Loyola opens Alumni Weekend college classes to public

Loyola Press Release - 6/9/2014

For one weekend only at Loyola University New Orleans this June, the Loyola community and even the public are invited ...

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Loyola offers 'Hollywood South' screenplay class and other community writing classes

Loyola Press Release - 6/9/2014

Responding to New Orleans’ burgeoning film industry and tapping into the growing trend of “Hollywood South,” the Walker Percy Center ...

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Friday: Father's Day event celebrates 40 New Orleans role-model dads

Loyola Press Release - 6/9/2014

The Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy at Loyola University New Orleans and the New Orleans Fatherhood Consortium will ...

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Does your doctor know the dangers of 'Kissing bugs?' New research aims to inform medical professionals

Loyola Press Release - 6/9/2014

Loyola University New Orleans student Traci Schlosser was browsing her physician husband’s latest copy of The American Journal of ...

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Loyola law students defend rights of renters in Louisiana

Loyola Press Release - 5/27/2014

Law students in the Community Justice section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at ...

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

Loyola Press Release - 5/27/2014

An international opera star who is not new to New Orleans stages will soon be molding a new generation of ...

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

Loyola Press Release - 5/27/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans Danna Student Center will soon feature the first full-service university Starbucks in the entire Crescent ...

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Law alumnus recognized for going above and beyond

Loyola Press Release - 5/27/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will pay tribute to the president of the New Orleans Bar Association, ...

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Loyola Institute for Ministry receives national award for religious education

Loyola Press Release - 5/12/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry and its distance learning extension program, LIMEX, are together receiving the highest ...

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Student newspaper is named best in the U.S. for editorial writing

Loyola Press Release - 5/12/2014

Student journalists of The Maroon newspaper at Loyola University New Orleans won first place in the nation for editorial writing ...

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Local woman devoted to preserving the history of New Orleans Jesuits receives Loyola's top alumni award

Loyola Press Release - 5/12/2014

A Loyola University New Orleans alumna instrumental in preserving the university’s colorful history with the once Jesuit-run WWL-TV, including ...

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School of Mass Communication receives two historic national accreditations

Loyola Press Release - 5/5/2014

The School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has become the first Jesuit university program in the U.S. ...

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