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February 12, 2010 Issue

Loyola encourages campus community to have fun, but be safe, during Mardi Gras celebrations

Laissez les bons temps rouler, but be careful! Loyola University New Orleans encourages its students and employees to enjoy a safe and festive Mardi Gras celebration.

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Loyola hosts expert panel discussion on tensions in Iran and Iranian-US relations

The ongoing volatile political scene in Iran and relations between the United States and Iran will be the topic at an upcoming panel discussion at Loyola University New Orleans featuring four experts on Iran, Misagh Parsa, Ph.D., Mehran Kamrava, Ph.D., Mark Gasiorowski, Ph.D, and Jack Goldstone, Ph.D.

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English department announces new major in film and digital media

The English department at Loyola University New Orleans recently announced a new major in film and digital media.

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Loyola inducts 2010 Hall of Fame members, honors faculty supporter

Loyola University New Orleans Wolfpack Athletics and the Alumni Association will honor exceptional athletes and a supporter of the university’s many teams on Saturday, Feb. 20.

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Loyola to host training program for women interested in running for office

Loyola University New Orleans is one of 10 colleges across the nation and Jamaica that will host Campaign College in 2010, a unique campus-based program that teaches women how to run for elective office.

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Dance Team steps it up for Mardi Gras parades

The Loyola University New Orleans Dance Team is keeping in step this Mardi Gras season by marching in several parades.

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Baquet discusses photography, history and culture on Feb. 24

Award-winning Loyola University New Orleans photographer Harold Baquet will exhibit and discuss his 30-year career in photography and tell the stories behind the images he has captured during that career.

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Loyola hosts viola festival

Viola players from all over the region will converge on the campus of Loyola University New Orleans on Saturday, Feb. 20 for the Gulf Coast Viola Society’s annual viola festival.

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Lenten Series 2010: "Sacred Music and Sacred Words"

Loyola University New Orleans’ Jesuit Center and the Alumni Association present “Sacred Music and Sacred Words,” a series of concerts and lectures in February and March to observe the season of Lent.

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Book release and lecture to raise money for Loyola scholarships

“Who has God called me to be?” That is the question the Rev. Gerald M. Fagin, S.J., ponders in his new book “Putting on the Heart of Christ: How the Spiritual Exercises Invite Us to a Virtuous Life.”

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Baseball team takes series with victory over Mobile

The Loyola University New Orleans baseball team took the weekend series with a 5-2 victory over the University of Mobile Feb. 7 at Ram Field.

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Loyola offers free H1N1 vaccine

Loyola University New Orleans recently received communication from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals lifting all restrictions on who can receive the H1N1 vaccine.

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Loyola athletics supported cancer awareness at monday's hoops games

The Loyola University New Orleans athletic program participated in the nationwide cancer awareness effort this past week and raised nearly $1,000 for cancer research.

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Deadline for Doctor of Nursing Practice program is Feb. 19

The deadline to apply to the first Doctor of Nursing Practice program offered in the state of Louisiana has been extended to Feb. 19.

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Council named women's hoops Player of the Week

Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball player Keiva Council was named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 7.

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