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May 22, 2009 Issue

Initial freshman enrollment figures promise strong fall for Loyola

A record number of freshman applications and nearly 850 deposits indicate a strong 2009 fall enrollment for Loyola University New Orleans.

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Loyola 'blues travelers' explore Mississippi Delta, report on experiences

The students, who are travelling with journalism professor Michael Perlstein, are enrolled in his Travel and Culture Journalism class in the School of Mass Communication.

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Institute for Ministry to offer courses in Africa

The Loyola Institute for Ministry in the College of Social Sciences has received a $35,000 grant from the Koch Foundation to offer its certificate in pastoral studies to students in Benin City, Nigeria, during the 2009-2010 academic year.

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Law student awarded Fulbright grant to study in Turkey

Alice Michelle Augustine, a third-year student at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study in Turkey this summer.

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Two long-time English professors say 'goodbye' to the university

The spring semester marked the end of an era in the Department of English at Loyola University New Orleans. William “Ted” Cotton, Ph.D., and Marcus Smith, Ph.D., both associate professors of English in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences, retired after decades of service to the university.

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Director of Public Affairs featured presenter in crisis communication teleseminar

Meredith Hartley, Loyola’s director of Public Affairs and External Relations, recently participated in a national crisis communications teleseminar targeted to higher education administrators and professionals.

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