Welcome to the Loyola University Newsroom

Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

September 18, 2009 Issue

Seasonal flu shots available to Loyola community

Loyola University New Orleans continues to monitor the H1N1 swine flu virus, but also reminds the campus community to take precautions against the seasonal flu.

Read further »

Bookstore celebrates makeover

The Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore will celebrate its post-renovation grand reopening on Thursday, Sept. 24, with a full day of activities, including free food, a book signing, music, prize giveaways and a poetry slam.

Read further »

'Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes' finds the funny in Hollywood stereotyping

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans and director Laura Hope kick off the 2009-2010 theatrical season with Yussef El Guindi’s award-winning comedy, “Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes.”

Read further »

Loyola celebrates Love Your Body Week

The Loyola University New Orleans community will focus on health and well-being for Love Your Body Week, a series of events next week that celebrate positive body image.

Read further »

College of Law presents 'Angola 3' this weekend

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law chapter of the National Lawyers Guild presents the play “Angola 3” tonight and Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m., in Monroe Hall’s Nunemaker Auditorium on Loyola’s main campus.

Read further »

First-Year Seminars bring Mary Matalin to Loyola's campus

Loyola University New Orleans President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., brings political consultant Mary Matalin to his class, American Health Care: Justice for All?, as part of the First-Year Seminar Program at Loyola University New Orleans.

Read further »

Loyola Theatre brings "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later" to campus

Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will join playwright Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project in a global follow-up epilogue of the powerful play and movie, “The Laramie Project.”

Read further »

Loyola women capture Radisson Hotel Wolfpack Invitational

The Loyola women’s cross country team took the team title with 26 points in the Inaugural Radisson Hotel Wolfpack Invitational last Saturday, Sept. 12, at Lafreniere Park, in Metairie, La.

Read further »

Researchers travel to the Guatemalan jungle in search of kissing bugs

Loyola University New Orleans biology professor Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., and three of her researchers, recently traveled to Guatemala to conduct tropical field studies on kissing bugs and the illness they create in humans, Chagas disease.

Read further »

Loyola Institute for Ministry launches online master's programs

In January 2010, the Loyola Institute for Ministry will officially launch online master’s degree programs in pastoral studies and religious education.

Read further »

Cissy Petty invited to Nova Scotia

Loyola University New Orleans Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Provost M.L. “Cissy” Petty, Ph.D., has been invited to present at the inaugural Gallup International Strengths Conference, September 16-18, in Western Shore, Nova Scotia.

Read further »

Loyola volleyball defeats Spring Hill 3-1

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team traveled to Mobile, Ala., on Wed., Sept. 16, to take on the Spring Hill Lady Badgers, and came away with a 3-1 victory.

Read further »

Montage features chamber music, jazz and masterclasses next week

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans gets into full swing next week with a diverse offering of events.

Read further »

Loyola biology professor presents weekly radio show on science matters

Each week, Craig Hood, Ph.D., professor and chair of the biology department at Loyola University New Orleans, hosts a radio program on Loyola’s online radio station, Crescent City Radio, which discusses how science discovers and interprets our world and comments on emerging discoveries in science.

Read further »

Loyola women's basketball adds new strength coach

Nate Singleton has joined the Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball staff as the new strength and conditioning coach.

Read further »

Loyola at a Glance is written and distributed for the faculty, staff, and friends of Loyola University New Orleans. It is published by the Office of Public Affairs, Greenville Hall, Box 909, 7214 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118. (504) 861-5888.

Information to be included in Loyola at a Glance must be received 2-3 weeks in advance of the publication date. Send items to Loyola at a Glance, Box 909.