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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

October 22, 2010 Issue

International Student Association hosts Country Fair

Which country has an ice hotel? How many characters must one learn in order to read a Japanese newspaper? Which country is the largest exporter of black peppers? Find out the answers to these and many other questions at Loyola University New Orleans’ annual Country Fair, Friday, Oct. 22, sponsored by the International Student Association and the Center for International Education.

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'Havoc's Fan Fest' to kick off hoops season tonight

Loyola University New Orleans will host “Havoc’s Fan Fest” tonight Friday, Oct. 22 in The Den.

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Dance-a-thon raises money for mentors to Ugandan children

The Loyola University New Orleans Community Action Program will hold a dance-a-thon to raise funds for Invisible Children, an organization created to bring peace and awareness about the Ugandan war.

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Pianist Emanuel Ax performs one-night show Saturday

Emanuel Ax, world famous award-winning pianist, will perform a solo concert in Roussel Hall at Loyola University New Orleans to support the rebuilding and revitalization of the arts in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m.

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Dining Services hosts pumpkin carving contest

Loyola University New Orleans Dining Services will bring the spirit of Halloween to campus through a pumpkin carving contest.

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Loyola, Tulane students march to raise awareness of sexual violence

Loyola University New Orleans and Tulane University will join with the New Orleans community to raise awareness of sexual violence during the 19th annual Take Back the Night march.

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Social activist Quique Aviles performs one-man show at Loyola

Poet, playwright, and activist Quique Aviles will visit Loyola University New Orleans to perform his one man play, “The Children of Latinia," a show that combines poetry and performance as a commentary on the Latino identity struggle in America.

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Loyola to highlight the positive impact of 'spiritual capital'

The Center for Spiritual Capital, in conjunction with the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business, will host an interactive discussion on the positive impact of “spiritual capital” in today’s volatile business climate, on Friday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium, located in Monroe Hall.

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Annual event honors scholarship donors

Loyola University New Orleans honored its generous scholarship donors at the Scholarship Donor Dinner, held at the Audubon Tea Room on Oct. 6.

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Physics department celebrates tradition of excellence

For nearly 100 years, the Loyola University New Orleans Physics Department has established itself as a vital player in supporting essential research that has transformed our lives.

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University Counseling offers help to students 24/7

Attending college can be challenging and students are often faced with a large number of decisions and possibilities affecting their personal, social, and academic choices. The challenge of dealing with these decisions can produce anxiety for most students. The University Counseling Center exists to provide guidance and support in meeting the varied challenges of community life at Loyola.

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

21st Century Abolitionists
A lecture by award-winning activist James Kofi Annan
Thursday, Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.
Miller Hall, Room 114
Free and open to the public

Loyola Week
A series of events, activities and exhibits that celebrate the rich Jesuit heritage of Loyola University New Orleans
Monday, Nov. 1 – Sunday, Nov. 7

Lecture by Timothy Morton, Ph.D., professor of literature and the environment at the University of California, Davis
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 4:30 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall
Free and open to the public

8th Annual Moot Court Golf Tournament
Audubon Park
Friday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m.
$80 for individual golfers, $300 for a team of four

Federalism at Work: State criminal law, noncitizens and immigration related activity
A symposium that will examine the role that state criminal law has or should have in the context of immigration
Friday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m.
College of Law, Room 308
Free and open to the public; Attorneys may earn three hours of continuing legal education credit for $25

Wolves on the Prowl
An annual national day of service planned and led by Loyola’s Alumni Association and Student Government Association
Saturday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m.
Volunteers should meet in the St. Charles Room, located in the Danna Student Center

Loyola vs. Tulane Pep Rally
Sunday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m.
Residential Quad

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