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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

October 26, 2007 Issue

Biology professor honored as AAAS Fellow

Loyola University New Orleans professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences Craig S. Hood, Ph.D., has been awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Loyola’s nationwide community service day to benefit communities throughout the nation

For the sixth year, the Loyola Office of Alumni and Parent Relations and the Student Government Association will host their Annual Wolves on the Prowl Community Service Day on Saturday, November 3. Students, alumni, parents, and friends in 13 alumni chapter cities across the country will be working together for the benefit of others

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Chemistry professor recieves a $17,500 grant to research in Zurich

This fall, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded a proposal by Lynn Vogel Koplitz, Ph.D., Loyola professor of chemistry, for Koplitz and an undergraduate research student to travel to the University of Zurich in summer 2008 in order to do collaborative research.

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Author to lecture, discuss latest work for Loyola Biever Guest Lecture Series

Author Jon Kukla, Ph.D., will lecture and discuss his newest book, Mr. Jefferson’s Women, as part of the Biever Guest Lecture Series at Loyola University New Orleans on November 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Monroe Hall, Room 157. The event is free and open to the public.

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Loyola executive chef featured on Top 40 list

Vinny Bruno, executive chef for Loyola University Dining Services, was recently highlighted as a star chef in a Times-Picayune article focusing on the career of Ella Brennan, matriarch of the New Orleans Brennan restaurant family.

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Argentinean dramatic movie screening at Loyola

Loyola and Casa Argentina are pleased to present a screening of Chronicle of an escape (Crónica de una fuga), a glaring, true story of four men who narrowly escaped death at the hands of Argentina's military death squads during the 1970s.

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Students of the Monk Institute to perform in Los Angeles

The students of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, hosted by Loyola, will perform as part of the institute’s trumpet competition and tribute to music icon and ten-time Grammy® winner Herbie Hancock. The event takes place October 27 and 28 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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Faculty/Staff Footnotes

News about Loyola faculty and staff.

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