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April 24, 2009 Issue

Music and fine arts performances now available via live webcast

Loyola University New Orleans has begun live webcasting of select College of Music and Fine Arts performances, providing access to the events to viewers from around the world.

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Mass Communication students place in national PR competition

Five Loyola University New Orleans public relations students have been chosen as finalists in the 2009 Bateman Case Study Competition.

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Loyola chooses new bookstore provider

Loyola University has selected Follett Higher Education Group to manage bookstore operations beginning in May 2009. Follett operates more than 830 bookstores in the United States and holds accounts with 17 of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S.

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Loyola's Giorlando and Brock honored by LABC

The Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches has recognized Loyola’s men’s head basketball coach Dr. Michael Giorlando and player Ryan Brock for their outstanding performances in the 2008-09 season.

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Loyola welcomes alumni during 2009 commencement

This year marks several firsts for Loyola University New Orleans’ Alumni Reunion Weekend, coming up Friday, May 8 through Sunday, May 10.

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Class of 2007 gift installed on campus

Last week, a gift from the Loyola University New Orleans Class of 2007 was unveiled between the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library and the Jesuit Ideals Walkway.

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Loyola Ballet celebrates National Dance Week with spring performance

The Loyola Ballet and the Komenka Ethnic Dance Ensemble celebrate National Dance Week with performances tonight, Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, at 8 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex, on Loyola’s main campus.

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School of Mass Communication hosts Press Club networking night

Communication students from New Orleans colleges and universities mingled with media professionals at the School of Mass Communication’s first networking night on Tuesday, April 14.

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DA Cannizzaro to visit sociology class

Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and an expert in criminal defense will speak to members of the Loyola community on Tuesday, April 28, at 12:30 p.m. The talk takes place in Bobet Hall, room 216.

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Loyola ranks high for undergraduate study abroad

Loyola University is ranked among 120 colleges and universities nationwide with the highest percentages of undergraduates who study abroad, according to the Open Doors report.

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Loyola adds to New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup

The Wolfpack will be howling at this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The Loyola University New Orleans Jazz Ensemble and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance Septet are among the festival’s impressive musical lineup.

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Loyola opera theatre presents "Dido and Aeneas"

Loyola Opera Theatre will bid farewell to director David Morelock who is retiring this semester after 13 years of service. The production of Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," the English three-act tragic drama based on Virgil’s "Aeneid," will serve as Morelock's last performance as opera director at Loyola.

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Final installment of Prokofiev piano sonata series performed Tuesday

Professor and pianist John R. Murphy will present the final installment in his three-part series highlighting the piano sonatas of Sergei Prokofiev on Tuesday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall.

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Loyola track members run at LSU Alumni Gold Invitational

Members of the Loyola Wolfpack track and field team participated in the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational on April 18 held at Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.

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"Jazz in the Classrom" brought to New Orleans public school students

The Thelonious Monk Institute at Loyola University introduced its "Blues and Jazz: Two American Classics" curriculum to thousands of New Orleans public school students April 21-23 in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month.

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