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May 21, 2010 Issue

Jazz pianist and professor performs with Trinity Artist Series Sunday

Sanford Hinderlie, New Orleans jazz pianist, composer and the Rita O. Huntsinger Distinguished Professor in Music at Loyola University New Orleans, will perform a concert of original jazz piano compositions at Trinity Episcopal Church, this Sunday, May 23, at 5 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Center for the Study of New Orleans co-hosts workshop Gulf oil spill Tuesday

A day of discussions and workshops for New Orleans and Gulf Coast-area stakeholders to learn about the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill and discuss the elements of a comprehensive response strategy will take place Tuesday, May 25, from 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Students and faculty perform medieval play in Canada, New Orleans

Students and faculty members from Loyola University New Orleans will join colleagues from several universities in North America to participate in “Chester 2010: Peril and Danger to Her Majesty,” a medieval dramatic festival and academic symposium dedicated to the group of mystery plays produced in Chester, England, in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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Study finds New Orleans schools fail to provide equal education opportunity

New Orleans’ multi-tiered system of public schools fails to equally educate poor children and children of color, a study commissioned by the Loyola University New Orleans Institute of Quality and Equity in Education finds.

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LIM establishes credit program at Angola Penitentiary

Fifteen inmates imprisoned in the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola will begin a 36-credit extension program in June, taught by Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry. The program will allow the inmates to obtain certificates in either pastoral studies or religious education.

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English professor publishes book on World War II Eastern Front

Critically-acclaimed author and Loyola University New Orleans English professor John Mosier, Ph.D., has just published a new book, “Deathride,” detailing what is considered to be one of the murkiest sagas of modern warfare, the Eastern Front in World War II.

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Loyola languages and cultures professor publishes new work

Peter Rogers, S.J., Ph.D., associate professor of languages and cultures at Loyola University New Orleans, recently had his book published, "The Mystery Play in 'Madame Bovary: moeurs de province,'" a work that clarifies the biblical and devotional sub current in the story of Emma Bovary.

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Crusto article named to Social Science Research Network's top 10 Internet downloads

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitch Crusto's article "Obama's Moral Capitalism: Resuscitating the American Dream," for the University of Miami Law Review, was listed on the Social Science Research Network’s top 10 list of downloaded articles.

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