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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

November 20, 2009 Issue

Tips for staying healthy during holiday travel

Before and during any holiday travel, practice healthy habits to stop the spread of the flu. Student Health Services offers advice to help the Loyola community stay healthy during the holidays.

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Loyola celebrates the season with annual musical showcase

Loyola University New Orleans will celebrate the holiday season with the annual Christmas at Loyola musical celebration on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m., at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus to visit Loyola for sing-along event

Loyola University New Orleans will have an early Christmas visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus to help children of all ages ring in the holidays.

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Mission and Ministry celebrates a Caribbean Christmas

The Office of Mission and Ministry invites the Loyola community to its Magis Celebration, an evening honoring the university’s Ignacio Volunteer Program and other related international programs and projects.

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Visiting Italian professor presents paper at College of Law

Giancarlo Guarino, professor of international law at the University of Naples and the 2009 – 10 Wynne International Scholar at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law recently presented his paper “The Relationship between Italian Constitutional Law and International Law.”

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Electro-Acoustic Ensemble gives 24-hour meta-performance at Loyola

Students from the Electro-Acoustic Ensemble at Loyola University New Orleans will participate in a 24-hour meta-performance of Erik Satie’s “Vexations,” beginning Friday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m., in the Danna Student Center.

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Rabbi Alexis Berk speaks at Downtown Spirituality Series

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry, along with the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception and the Catholic Book Store, present Rabbi Alexi Berk of Touro Synagogue as part of the Downtown Spirituality Series, on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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Loyola Ballet celebrates milestone anniversary of the Ballets Russes

The Loyola Ballet celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ballets Russes with performances on Friday, Nov. 20, and Saturday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex, on Loyola’s main campus.

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Undergraduate philosophy conference hosts philosopher Alphonso Lingis

Philosopher, artist, anthropologist, and author Alphonso Lingis, will speak at Loyola University New Orleans in a lecture, “Violence and Splendor,” on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium, located on the third floor of Monroe Hall.

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Loyola Northshore Alumni Chapter sponsors holiday event in Covington

The Northshore Alumni Chapter of the Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association will sponsor a holiday cocktail and dinner party for alumni, parents and friends on Friday, Dec. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., at LOLA Restaurant, 517 N. New Hampshire St., Covington, La.

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JSRI director on the road for much of the fall

During the last two months, the Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute, has travelled across the country to talk about faith, spirituality and justice, among other topics.

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Levitov busy presenting, authoring counseling papers

Loyola University New Orleans Department of Counseling professor Justin Levitov, Ph.D., has recently completed a number of professional presentations and is preparing for more this winter.

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Loyola volleyball's Gill, Worsham, Roth, named All-GCAC

The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced their all-conference honors for volleyball on Nov. 14, and Loyola’s Gina Gill, Samantha Worsham, and Rachael Roth were all named All-GCAC.

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Loyola's Gagneaux propels women in season opener at Wiley

The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team opened their season on Nov. 16, and freshman Madeline Gagneaux’s 18 points led the Wolfpack to a 82-64 victory over the Wiley Lady Wildcats at Alumni Gymnasium in Marshall, Texas.

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