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May 30, 2008 Issue

Loyola announces new vice president for enrollment

Salvadore A. Liberto has been selected as the new vice president for enrollment management and associate provost for Loyola University New Orleans effective July 1.

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Road Home becomes a little smoother with help of Loyola’s mediation clinic

Third-year law students at Loyola can participate in the Mediation Clinic, an off-shoot of Loyola’s Law Clinic, which provides pro bono legal representation to needy clients. Mediation Clinic clients are victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who received Road Home program money to repair their homes and who later became involved in a construction dispute.

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Ann Cary named director and professor for the school of nursing

Dr. Ann Cary has been selected as the new director of the school of nursing for Loyola University New Orleans.

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Anthony Decuir named interim dean for Loyola’s College of Music and Fine Arts

Dr. Anthony Decuir, professor of music therapy and associate dean of the college of music and fine arts, has accepted the appointment to the position of interim dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans.

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College of Music’s Jean Montès featured in The Times-Picayune

On May 25, The Times-Picayune published an article on Loyola’s director of orchestras, Jean Montès.

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Physics professor speaks in Mexico this month

Physics Professor Carl Brans presented an invited talk titled “Scalar-Tensor Theories of Gravity: Some Personal History” at the Cuba Meeting in Morelia, Mexico, this May.

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Nannette Jolivette Brown nominated by New Orleans Bar Association

Visiting assistant clinical professor and licensed attorney Nannette Jolivette Brown has been nominated by the New Orleans Bar Association and selected by the city of New Orleans as a community panel representative to serve on the Selection Review Panel for Environmental Law and Acquisition Responses.

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Robert Gnuse reads at national convention this weekend.

Chair and Professor of Religious Studies Robert Gnuse will be reading a paper at the national College Theology Society convention this weekend.

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Law professor James Klebba speaks to group devoted to study of civil and comparative law

Professor James M. Klebba delivered a paper on April 18 to the Society of Bartolus on a comparison of class actions in the U.S. to analogous “group action” procedures in Europe. The Society of Bartolus is a group of Louisiana judges, lawyers and academics devoted to the study of civil law and comparative law.

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Religious Studies professor publishes latest volume on history of Christianity

Denis Janz, provost distinguished professor of Religious Studies, has published volume seven of his People's History of Christianity, titled Twentieth Century Global Christianity.

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Law professor presenting at Louisiana State Bar Association annual meeting

Visiting assistant clinical professor and licensed attorney Denise Pilié will be presenting to the ADR Section at the upcoming Louisiana State Bar Association's Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla. Her presentation will discuss the Loyola Mediation Clinic and other recent developments in ADR.

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Law professor Bobby Harges elected to local family services board

Bobby Harges has been elected to serve on the board of directors for Family Service of Greater New Orleans and is a member of the New Orleans chapter of the Alliance for Good Government.

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Law professor films educational video for grandparents

Professor Cynthia Lepow filmed an educational video on the earned income credit for grandparents.

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College of Law professor presents at Petroleum Environmental Conference

College of Law professor M.G. Puder was part of a group that presented “Information Resource for Produced Water Management Technologies and Regulatory Requirements,” at the 14th Annual International Petroleum Environmental Conference in Houston, Tex. last year.

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