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Actress uses play as response to negative images of urban America

Loyola Press Release - 2/6/2015

Actress and writer Margaret Laurena Kemp has noted that low-income, urban America is alternately glamorized in music videos and demonized ...

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The New York Times executive editor headlines next month’s Renwick Lecture

Loyola Press Release - 2/6/2015

New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dean Baquet H'13, executive editor of The New York Times, will explore his ...

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Loyola Ballet celebrates 50 years of excellence and hosts prestigious competition

Loyola Press Release - 2/6/2015

For the first time, the Valentina Kozlova International Semifinal Ballet Competition (VKIBC) is coming to the U.S. and will be ...

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Forum takes closer look at role of women in Carnival

Loyola Press Release - 1/30/2015

The popular Mardi Gras phrase “throw me sumthin’ mister!,” has been around for decades, but increasingly, the prevalence of women ...

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2015 Lenten Series explores Jesuit saints as Lenten companions

Loyola Press Release - 1/29/2015

Loyola University New Orleans' Jesuit Center will present its 2015 Lenten Lecture Series, "Side by Side: Jesuit Saints as Lenten ...

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Tickets on sale for 2015 Loyola University Hall of Fame ceremony

Loyola Press Release - 1/29/2015

Tickets are still available for the annual Loyola University New Orleans Wolf Pack Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday, ...

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Fast-track and part-time MBA programs on tap at open house next week

Loyola Press Release - 1/29/2015

The MBA program in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business will host an upcoming open house and informational ...

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Free tax help available for low-income taxpayers

Loyola Press Release - 1/22/2015

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is again offering the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to provide free ...

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Area immigrant teens share migration tales with high school students

Loyola Press Release - 1/22/2015

Why have so many families and children made the treacherous journey from Central America north to the U.S.? Loyola University ...

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Law incubator welcomes inaugural class

Loyola Press Release - 1/22/2015

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law has announced its inaugural group of participants for the Loyola Incubator Program, ...

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Theatre Arts and Dance presents 'Alice in Wonderland'

Loyola Press Release - 1/22/2015

The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance is proud to present an original adaptation of ...

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Students to have 'Day On, Not Off' during 29th annual MLK Week for Peace

Loyola Press Release - 1/13/2015

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing ...

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New report shows large number of families struggling to make ends meet in Louisiana

Loyola Press Release - 1/13/2015

A new report from Loyola University New Orleans’ Jesuit Social Research Institute reveals that more than 250,000 families with children ...

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Norman C. Francis named 2015 St. Ives Award recipient

Loyola Press Release - 1/13/2015

Norman C. Francis, J.D. ’55, H’82, the first African-American to graduate from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law ...

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Top faculty award given to late Loyola chemistry professor Kurt Birdwhistell

Loyola Press Release - 1/13/2015

Those who knew Kurt Birdwhistell, Ph.D., the late Loyola University New Orleans Augustus Elmer, Jr., Distinguished Professor in Chemistry, say ...

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Loyola Opera Theatre presents ‘Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi’

Loyola Press Release - 12/17/2014

Next month, the Loyola University New Orleans Opera Theatre presents two contrasting tales – a tragedy of sorrow and redemption, ...

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College of Law student will represent the state at Miss USA Pageant next year

Loyola Press Release - 12/17/2014

When she moved to Louisiana last year, Candice Bennatt thought she had hung up her pageant crown. The former Miss ...

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High community service participation highlighted in 2014 President's Honor Roll

Loyola Press Release - 12/17/2014

Loyola University New Orleans has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, an honor bestowed ...

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New degree at Loyola in Theatre Arts and Musical Theatre debuts this fall

Loyola Press Release - 12/17/2014

As one of the main recruiters trying to encourage students of musical theatre to bring their talents to Loyola University ...

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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation grant will provide increased global Catholic educational opportunities through Loyola

Loyola Press Release - 12/10/2014

Today, as in the past, communities of Catholic sisters are doing inspiring work to make a difference in the world, ...

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Loyola honors students help young children become first-time authors

Loyola Press Release - 12/10/2014

Imagine becoming a published author in first-grade. With the help of the Portz Grant from the National Collegiate Honors Council, ...

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Quigley is sole recipient of national pro bono award

Loyola Press Release - 12/10/2014

William P. Quigley, J.D. '77, professor at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, is the 2015 recipient of the ...

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Alumnus is working front lines of Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Loyola Press Release - 12/10/2014

Shortly after he graduated from Loyola University New Orleans in 1999, Joseph Fair was featured in an issue of Loyola's ...

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Loyola launches new strategic plan to build on New Orleans' educational strengths, among other strategies

Loyola Press Release - 12/5/2014

Loyola University New Orleans announces its newly approved strategic plan, “Transforming Loyola 2020”—a six-year plan that won unanimous support from ...

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Documentary from Bob Thomas receives Telly award

Loyola Press Release - 12/3/2014

An environmental documentary from Robert A. Thomas, Ph.D., professor of mass communication and director of the Center for Environmental ...

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Qatar's ambassador to the U.S. visits Loyola

Loyola Press Release - 12/2/2014

His Excellency Mohammed Al Kuwari, Qatar’s ambassador to the U.S., visited Loyola University New Orleans in November to meet with ...

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Loyola Symphony performance features music of composer greats, Debussy and Shostakovich

Loyola Press Release - 12/2/2014

Loyola University New Orleans is hosting its 2014 Symphony Orchestra Performance with Russian-American cellist Tanya Anisimova Saturday, Dec. 6 at ...

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Career Development Center announces keynote speaker for EMPLOY the PACK conference

Loyola Press Release - 12/2/2014

Loyola University New Orleans’ annual employment boot camp, EMPLOY the PACK: A Conference for Young Professionals, returns for its third ...

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Professor’s research shows ‘kissing bug’ disease may be overlooked by medical community

Loyola Press Release - 12/2/2014

During her many years as one of the foremost experts on Chagas disease and its carrier, the so-called "kissing bug," ...

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Brazilian students gain hands-on scientific research experience at Loyola

Loyola Press Release - 12/2/2014

Imagine a country’s government providing funding to its students specifically to study in another country. That’s exactly what’s happening at ...

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Loyola pumps $170.2 million into area economy

Loyola Press Release - 11/18/2014

Loyola University New Orleans continues to have a major impact on the New Orleans economy, pumping more than $170.2 million ...

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Snow forecast for New Orleans with Loyola Christmas events

Loyola Press Release - 11/18/2014

It's about to begin looking a lot like Christmas at Loyola University New Orleans with a pair of annual events ...

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Loyola efforts recognized with local public relations awards

Loyola Press Release - 11/17/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans Bateman team’s “Pay Easy in the Big Easy” campaign to introduce Popmoney, a person-to-person payment ...

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Loyola signing transfer agreements with 5 community colleges

Loyola Press Release - 11/17/2014

Loyola University New Orleans is expanding opportunities for community college students from three states. Delgado Community College, Houston Community College, ...

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New certificate program in College of Law prepares students for work with needy

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law now offers a new Social Justice Certificate Program, which assists students who ...

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Loyola panel, featuring NOPD retired chief Ronal Serpas, explores resounding effects of shooting in Ferguson

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

Loyola University New Orleans is hosting the forum, "Fergusons Across America," giving students the opportunity to participate in a ...

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Loyola's upcoming Fall Open House launches three new degree programs

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

Nearly 350 people are expected at Loyola University New Orleans’ Fall Open House Saturday, Nov. 15 that highlights the ...

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New rooftop greenhouse funded by Loyola's Faith in the Future campaign unveiled

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

People with glass houses shouldn't throw stones, but biology students and professors should grow plants in theirs. Thanks to ...

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50th anniversary ballet season kicks off with Fall Concert & upcoming international ballet competition

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

The Loyola Ballet University and Preparatory Program will kick off its 50th anniversary performance season with a Fall Concert ...

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Loyola researcher: There's some good news about ozone depletion, at least for plants

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

There’s been a lot of bad news about ozone depletion, but a Loyola University New Orleans professor helped uncover ...

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Local dentist honored for her devotion to those in need

Loyola Press Release - 11/12/2014

Loyola University New Orleans will honor a local dentist, and the driving force behind a massive, one-day New Orleans ...

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Loyola's weekly e-newsletter has a new look

Loyola Announcement - 11/10/2014

Loyola University New Orleans’ Office of Public Affairs is launching a redesigned Loyola at a Glance newsletter to focus on ...

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Loyola alumni to beautify grounds at KIPP Central City Primary, lend a helping hand nationwide

Loyola Press Release - 11/6/2014

On Saturday, Nov. 15, Loyola University New Orleans alumni across the country will join together in a tradition of helping ...

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Jesuit values come to life at Loyola Week 2014

Loyola Press Release - 10/30/2014

Loyola University New Orleans’ Office of Mission and Ministry will host Loyola Week from Sunday, Nov. 2 to Friday, Nov. ...

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Loyola students help show thousands of middle and high school students why physics is fun

Loyola Press Release - 10/30/2014

When an expected 1,800 middle and high school students converge on New Orleans for the American Physical Society’s Student Plasma ...

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Local TV legends to judge New Orleans-themed spelling bee

Loyola Press Release - 10/29/2014

You may be able to recognize Tchoupitoulas Street, but can you spell it? Find out as Loyola University New Orleans' ...

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Expanded Loyola rugby team attracting new students to the sport

Loyola Press Release - 10/21/2014

As Loyola University New Orleans’ new official full-time head coach for the expanded Loyola Wolf Pack Rugby Club, Sam Brock ...

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Loyola hosts 'The Simpsons' & Cartoon Network voice actors for free, public workshops and forum

Loyola Press Release - 10/17/2014

“The Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer, also Loyola University New Orleans artist-in-residence, will team up with Dave Willis of The ...

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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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