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September 3, 2010 Issue

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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Symposium to examine legal and environmental effects of BP spill

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law presents “The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill—A Billion Pound Dossier,” a legal and environmental examination of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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University addresses parking shortage

As many of you know, available parking on campus has always been at a premium. In an effort to create more parking spaces, we have begun an addition on the West Road Parking Garage that will add two more floors and approximately 200 parking spaces.

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Kathy Lorio leads College of Law as interim dean

As Loyola University New Orleans College of Law students hit the ground running with the start of the fall semester, a familiar face has already taken a new role at the college. Kathryn Venturatos Lorio, J.D. ’73, the Leon Sarpy Professor of Law, is serving as the interim dean of the College of Law.

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Mass to be held to celebrate start of school year

The annual Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in Holy Name of Jesus Church.

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Loyola launches iPhone App

This week, the university launched the Loyola iPhone App as a user-friendly source which provides the entire university community with current news, events and athletics highlights.

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Class of 2010 dedicates Bedsole sculpture to Monroe Library

The Loyola University New Orleans Class of 2010 has dedicated a sculpture to the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library as a remembrance of their time at the university.

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Internationally acclaimed journalist speaks on drug trafficking

The ongoing issue of drug trafficking in Mexico, which has produced increasing violence and a durable imprint on the culture, will be the point of discussion during the lecture "The New Narco-culture," by award winning journalist Alma Guillermoprieto, at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Loyola students run summer camp in Belize

Fourteen Loyola University New Orleans students participating in the Ignacio Volunteer program recently returned from facilitating a two-week summer camp in Belize.

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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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College of Law alumnus will oversee oil spill cases

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier, J.D. ’70 will oversee civil lawsuits brought by fishermen, rig workers and others, stemming from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Loyola seeks community engagement distinction

Loyola University New Orleans has filed its application for designation as a “Community Engagement” university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, according to Heather Mack, Loyola’s community engagement research coordinator.

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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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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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