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August 27, 2010 Issue

Loyola welcomes news students during the President's Convocation

Loyola University New Orleans will greet more than 800 first-year students during the Fall 2010 President’s Convocation for new students at Holy Name of Jesus Church this afternoon, Aug. 27, at 3 p.m.

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University photographer awarded President's Medal during convocation

Harold Baquet, Loyola University New Orleans photographer of 21 years, was honored for his dedication and service to the campus community on Monday during the Fall 2010 President’s Convocation for faculty and staff.

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Students commit day of service to commemorate Katrina anniversary

First-year students at Loyola University New Orleans went "Into the Streets" Thursday, commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a day of service.

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Loyola Going Fleur Delirious

To start off the Saints season in fanatical style, the Center for the Study of New Orleans will host, “Fleur Delirious: A Look at the Saints' Relationship with New Orleans,” on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m., in Roussel Hall.

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Loyola's service learning programs highlighted in U.S. News & World Report

Loyola University New Orleans was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best for providing student experiences that focus on success.

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Rent-A-Text program pre-registration now available

Loyola University New Orleans has begun offering textbook rental services at the university bookstore.

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Loyola to offer online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration

Loyola University New Orleans’ new online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration focuses on honing the updated skills and knowledge required to succeed, and lead, in today’s demanding criminal justice administration environment.

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Fifth anniversary Katrina conference sponsored by JSRI

The Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans will sponsor a conference examining how residents and newcomers have been welcomed home to New Orleans in the five years since Hurricane Katrina and highlights the work that still needs to be done.

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Faculty, staff urged to sign up for Emergency Alert System

Hurricane season is well underway, and with the start of the new academic year, faculty and staff at Loyola University New Orleans are strongly encouraged to sign up for the university’s Emergency Alert System.

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Loyola staffer heads effort to reinvigorate Freret Street

Loyola Theatre Arts costume director and extraordinary assistant professor Kellie Grengs, M.F.A., is leading the final push to help a group of Freret Street merchants win a $25,000 grant to revitalize the Freret Street neighborhood.

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Let's get social!

This summer, Loyola University New Orleans launched the “Loyola Social Hub,” social.loyno.edu, as a way for university students, employees, alumni and friends to stay connected and keep current on everything Loyola.

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Monroe Library named one of the country's most beautiful college libraries

For the second time this month, the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library at Loyola University New Orleans was named one of the most appealing university libraries in the country.

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Diboll Gallery director hosts book signing at the Louisiana State Museum

In commemoration of Katrina's fifth anniversary, Karoline Schleh, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery director and Loyola visual arts instructor, and husband Sean Gerowin, will sign their Katrina inspired children's book, "Catte Au Lait and the Big Hurricane," on Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Louisiana State Museum gift shop located in the 1850 House.

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Loyola offers writing course for community members

Community members will have the opportunity to refine their creative writing skills with help from a new course at Loyola starting in September.

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