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January 22, 2010 Issue

Applications to Loyola are up 35 percent, boding well for a strong fall enrollment

Admissions officials at Loyola University New Orleans are predicting a strong fall enrollment based on the record number of applications they have received so far this year.

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Lorenz receives 2009 Dux Academicus Award

Alfred L. Lorenz, Ph.D., the A. Louis Read Distinguished Professor of Mass Communication, was awarded the Loyola University New Orleans 2009 Dux Academicus Award at Faculty and Staff Convocation on Friday, Jan. 15.

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Ignacio volunteers bring help to the needy in Belize and Jamaica over the holidays

A group of Loyola University New Orleans community members rang in the new year in Jamaica and Belize while coming to the aid of those most in need.

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Loyola begins first phase of construction master plan

Loyola University New Orleans has approved $35 million in infrastructure improvements and work began earlier this month on the first phase of the facilities master plan for the university.

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Judge honored by Loyola College of Law

Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law has given its highest honor to Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon, J.D.,’64, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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College of Law provides free tax help for low-income tax payers

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will again offer the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program this year to provide free tax preparation assistance for people with low to moderate incomes.

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Staged reading on notorious lynching case presented by CLE

The Institute for Continuing Legal Education at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents “Contempt of Court: A Discussion of the Lynching that Changed the American Legal System” a staged reading, on Wed., Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

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Hobnobbing with Havoc this weekend

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association, along with Wolfpack Athletics, invites the Loyola community to “Hobnobbing with Havoc,” a series of tailgating events featuring Loyola’s mascot, Havoc.

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Loyola community mobilizes to bring 'Hope to Haiti'

The Loyola University New Orleans community is uniting to respond to the devastation of the Haitian earthquake through a variety of events, fundraising and spiritual support for Haitians and their loved ones abroad. Several Loyola students, alumni, faculty and staff are Haitian or have family members directly impacted by the earthquake.

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Writing Institute presents spring workshop series

The Loyola Writing Institute presents “Writing Fiction and Creative Nonfiction,” a creative writing workshop conducted by James Nolan, a widely published New Orleans writer and English instructor in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences.

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Loyola Night at the Hive on Feb. 1

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association invites the Loyola community to cheer on the New Orleans Hornets as they take on the Phoenix Suns at “Loyola Night at the Hive.”

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Pirates take over Loyola in upcoming opera production

Can “the very model of a modern major-general” protect his daughters from the matrimonial advances of a band of orphan pirates? You’ll find out during Loyola Opera Theatre’s swashbuckling presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, “The Pirates of Penzance.”

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