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April 18, 2008 Issue

Loyola mass communication students to vie for national title

Loyola University New Orleans’ 2008 Bateman team was recently named a finalist in the national Bateman public relations competition. The team advanced to the finals with a public relations campaign that promoted Safe Kids Worldwide, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injury.

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Loyola's highest alumni honor awarded to Larry, A'74, and Leslie Lambour Bouterie, A‘74

On April 11, Larry, A'74, and Leslie Lambour Bouterie, A’74, were given the Adjutor Hominum Award for their dedicated service to Loyola University New Orleans at the school’s annual alumni association luncheon during Reunion Weekend 2008.

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Loyola president and director of Institute for Ministry both weigh in on Pope’s visit

Loyola University New Orleans President, the Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., and Loyola Institute for Ministry Director Tom Ryan, have recently been interviewed by several local media outlets regarding Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the United States, and specifically his address to Catholic educators.

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Acclaimed New York Philharmonic Orchestra flutist to visit Loyola

This weekend, famed teacher and principal flutist of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Langevin, will delight music goers by presenting a flute educational masterclass and solo concert.

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Japanese philosopher Kojin Karatani at Loyola University

Kojin Karatani is widely renowned as the most important literary critic and philosopher of contemporary Japan. On April 24, Karatani will visit Loyola University New Orleans as part of its Biever Guest Lecture Series. His presentation, “Toward a World Republic: Beyond the Trinity of Capital, Nation and State,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Monroe Hall’s Nunemaker Auditorium. The lecture, followed by a book signing, is free and open to the public.

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World-renowned cinematographer focuses on Loyola

Renowned Hollywood cinematic artist and director of photography, Anastas Michos, will share his vision and his work with film students at Loyola University New Orleans next week.

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“Love on the Rocks” - A musical cabaret about life, love and relationships

The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance presents an evening of songs about life, love and relationships in a cabaret-style musical show called “Love on the Rocks.” The show will be performed by students from the theatre department’s Musical Theatre II course. “Love on the Rocks” will run for one night only in Roussel Hall, May 1, at 8 p.m.

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Loyola’s Borges named GCAC Player of the Week

For the week ending April 13th, the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference named Loyola University New Orleans third baseman Josh Borges its Baseball Player of the Week.

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Loyola’s dance team shimmies its way to the top

Loyola University New Orleans' dance team took sixth place in the finals of the National Cheerleading and Dance Associations' Collegiate Championship held in Daytona Beach, Fla., April 9-13. The team was one of more than 250 colleges and universities represented at the competition.

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Faculty/Staff Footnotes

News about Loyola faculty and staff.

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