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October 24, 2008 Issue

Garland Robinette broadcasts live from Loyola's campus on Thursday, Oct. 30

Each week leading up to and after the presidential election, Garland Robinette’s "Think Tank" radio show is traveling on location to different college campuses in New Orleans. Think Tank, broadcast on 105.3 FM and AM 870, is coming to Loyola on Thursday, Oct. 30, broadcasting live from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the St. Charles Room in the Danna Student Center.

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Parag Khanna to speak at Loyola’s next President’s Forum

Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce the second presentation in the fall President’s Forums series, “Election 2008: Bringing faith into the voting booth and examining America’s role in the new world order.” On Oct. 29, Loyola welcomes Parag Khanna, director of the Global Governance Initiative and senior research fellow at the New America Foundation, to present “Empires and Influence in the New Global Order.”

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College of Business welcomes Associate Dean David Luechauer

Loyola University New Orleans’ Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business Dean William Locander, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of David Luechauer, Ph.D., to associate dean of the College of Business.

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Fox 8 district attorney debate hosted at Loyola on Monday, Oct. 27

The League of Women Voters of New Orleans Education Fund, Loyola University New Orleans and WVUE FOX 8 will sponsor a forum for the candidates for District Attorney in New Orleans on Monday, Oct. 27.

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Team Loyola races for the cure in force

Loyola University New Orleans Women’s Resource Center, Department of Athletics and Wellness and Residential Life joined forces to field a team for the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, which took place Sunday, Oct. 19, at City Park.

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Loyola community volunteers for eighth annual day of service

Loyola University New Orleans Wolfpack pride and community service will be on exhibit all over the country for two days in November, as alumni and students participate in two days of volunteering.

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Loyola staff members recognized by New Orleans magazine as "People to Watch"

New Orleans Magazine recently recognized Kellie R. Kennedy, Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball head coach; Tommy Screen, director of the Institute of Politics and assistant to the president for government relations; and Bob Thomas, Ph.D., director for the Center for Environmental Communication and interim director of the School of Mass Communication as “People to Watch” in its September issue.

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Loyola University New Orleans Law Reunion set for Nov. 7-9

Loyola University New Orleans will host Law Reunion Weekend, Nov. 7-9, 2008. Attendees must RSVP and register for all events by contacting Bart Folse at (504) 861-5741 or bfolse@loyno.edu.

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Residential Life director a budding poet

Rashad Givhan, an area director in the Office of Residential Life, has published a poem in the literary magazine Kansas City Voices: A Periodical of Writing and Art, and in the journal Callaloo.

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Denis Janz's book named Bestseller by Christian Century magazine

Provost Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies., Denis Janz’s book, “A Reformation Reader” (second revised edition), has been named a 2008 Bestseller by Chrisitan Century magazine. This textbook is used in courses at well over 100 universities, colleges and seminaries in the U.S.

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Loyola biology professor addresses Argentinean conference

Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, has been invited to give a major address at the Eighth Argentinean Congress of Protozoology and Parasitic Disease, to be held Nov. 2-5, in Rosario, Argentina.

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Loyola alumna to read poetry collection as part of New Orleans Book Fair

Loyola University New Orleans alumna Holly Iglesias will read from her first poetry collection, “Souvenirs of a Shrunken World,” on Friday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m., at Sound Café, 2700 Chartres St., New Orleans, as part of the New Orleans Book Fair.

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Basketball and volleyball players honored by Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

The Gulf Coast Athletic Association has honored several members of Loyola's volleyball team and the men and women's basketball teams.

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