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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

March 28, 2008 Issue

Loyola hosts international peace activist Lord John Alderdice for President's Forum

House of Lords member, Dr. John Alderdice, will share lessons from countries around the world about restructuring police forces in divided communities during Loyola University New Orleans President’s Forum on Wednesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. The event entitled, “To Protect and Serve: How police departments affect the well-being of communities,” is free and open to the public and will be held in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Loyola welcomes new director of Public Affairs

Meredith M. Hartley has joined Loyola University New Orleans as the Director of Public Affairs and External Relations and is in charge of the communication needs of the university.

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Loyola Theatre closes season with a delightful delirium of mischief and merriment in “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's excellent comedy, “Twelfth Night,” centers on mistaken identity, gender bending disguises and the madness of love. It will run in the Marquette Theatre on Loyola’s main campus on April 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, at 8 p.m. and April 6, at 2 p.m.

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Loyola faculty, staff and alumni make a big splash at the Big Easy Entertainment Awards

Several Loyola University New Orleans community members were recently recognized for their contributions in theatre at the Big Easy Entertainment Awards. The most prestigious award went to playwright John Biguenet, a professor at Loyola, who won the inaugural Theatre Person of the Year.

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Symposium on indigent criminal defense in Louisiana

Legal experts from around the country will gather at Loyola on Friday, April 4 to discuss the challenges of indigent criminal defense in Louisiana. The symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the College of Law, room 112. It is free and open to the public.

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New Orleans International Piano Competition gold medalist to perform solo concert at Loyola

Konstantin Soukhovetski, gold medal winner of the New Orleans International Piano Competition, will perform a solo concert on Monday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Roussel Performance Hall.

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Piano competition winners to perform at Loyola with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Next week, Loyola offers an exciting line-up of talented pianists coupled with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO). The winners of the 2007 New Orleans International Piano Competition (NOIPC), held each summer in New Orleans, will have the chance to perform with the LPO in Roussel Hall on Loyola’s main campus on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m.

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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events for the next few weeks.

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Faculty/Staff Footnotes

News about Loyola faculty and staff.

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