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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

September 10, 2010 Issue

Loyola elects seven new board of trustee members

Loyola University New Orleans board of trustees elected seven new members for the term that began Aug. 1, 2010. They are: the Rev. R. Bentley Anderson, S.J.; Virginia Angelico-Tatum ’75, D.D.S.; Robert “Bob” Brown; Anne Gauthier; Sean O’Keefe ’77; the Rev. Richard P. Salmi, S.J.; and the Rev. Stephen Sauer, S.J.

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Loyola's Montage series launches this weekend

The launch of the 2010-11 season of the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans. This season is sure to have something for everyone from classical music, jazz, opera, art, theatre, ballet and much more.

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Alumna Angela Mannino gives concert and talk-back session

Metairie native and Loyola University New Orleans alumna, Angela Mannino ’03, will present a free concert Sunday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. in Roussel Hall, performing works by Handel, Rossini and Strauss. She will also host an interactive discussion with students Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 12:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author and activist visits Loyola

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and women's rights activist Sheryl WuDunn will discuss her New York Times best-selling book, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” during a presentation at Loyola University New Orleans.

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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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New Loyola MBA class to turn classroom into boardroom

Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Business is partnering with South Coast Angel Fund to provide students with real world experience in equity financing of entrepreneurial ventures.

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Acclaimed Mexican journalist speaks on new narco-culture

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 and Overture to the Cultural Season present art gala Saturday

Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts joins with Overture to the Cultural Season in presenting, "Célébration des Arts," a celebration of the essence of New Orleans art, music, theatre, dance and creative writing on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Hilton Riverside Hotel.

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Mass of the Holy Spirit celebrates 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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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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Monroe Library presents 'All about New Orleans'

Loyola University New Orleans J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library and the Center for the Study of New Orleans will host “All about New Orleans,” an evening of stimulating lecture and engaging conversation about the unique city of New Orleans.

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Diboll Art Gallery exhibit showcases caterpillars and couples

Intimate portraiture and gestural caterpillars will dominate the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans next week in a new joint exhibit "Couples," by Carol Leake and "Wonderland," by Tom Strider.

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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 launches iPhone App

Last 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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