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December 17, 2010 Issue

Loyola serving up more than just holiday cheer

For many, the holidays are a time to reach out to those in need, and several Loyola University New Orleans community members are doing just that this holiday season.

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Alumna enters Pepsi grant contest to keep late son's vision alive

A Loyola University New Orleans alumna is hoping to carry out her late son’s legacy of helping rebuild New Orleans one home at a time, by entering his nonprofit, Matt’s Trees, in the Pepsi Refresh Project, an initiative designed to fund good ideas, big and small, that help refresh our world.

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More options for recycling on campus are now available

It is easier than ever to recycle on campus. Loyola University New Orleans is now offering a single stream recycling dumpster from Allied Waste for select paper, metal and plastic materials. The dumpster is located on West Road adjacent to the Danna Center Loading Dock and Biever Hall.

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Legal scholars from across the country visit campus for lecture series

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law saw several visiting professors this past fall as part of the 2010-11 Scholarly Program, and more are set to come.

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Loyola women move up in NAIA Top 25 Poll

The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team received 20 votes in the second posting of the NAIA Women’s Division-I Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.

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Visual arts professor showcases work in Cincinnati

Loyola University New Orleans visual arts associate professor William Kitchens joined the elite company of renowned artists by being selected to display his work in the exhibit, “Bestiary: The Animal in Contemporary Art,” at the Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Professor presents at political science convention

Kenneth Keulman, Ph.D., professor of religious studies at Loyola University New Orleans, was a co-presenter of "Actors and Contexts: Hierarchical Analyses of Multilevel Identities," at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual National Conference in Chicago, Ill., April 22-25.

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Crusto presents analysis of BP litigation

The Louisiana Board of Regents, in conjunction with the National Science Foundation, invited Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitch Crusto to present an analysis of the BP litigation at a multi-state conference held in New Orleans in early November.

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

First Tuesdays: Spirituality in the City with Rev. Gail Bowman, chaplain at Dillard University
Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 12:15 p.m.
Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Lenes Hall, 130 Baronne St., New Orleans

Trio Solis, featuring music faculty from Florida State University
Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1545 State Street

Lost Bayou Ramblers and Feufollet, Cajun/French music concert
Friday, January 14, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall

More than a Run up a Hill: The Spanish-American War of 1898
Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7 p.m.
Multimedia Room II, Monroe Library

The History of Jesuits and Music, a lecture by the Rev. T. Frank Kennedy, S.J., Ph.D.,
Thursday, January 20, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium

President's Convocation for Faculty & Staff
Friday, January 21, 2011, 3 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium

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