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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

February 25, 2011 Issue

Loyola bestows highest honor to Frank A. France

Frank A. France ’49, M.Ed. ’56, founder of Kehoe-France School, is the recipient of the Integritas Vitae Award. France came to Loyola as a first-generation college student on an athletic scholarship, earned two degrees, and went on to an outstanding career in education—first as a teacher and then as the co-founder of Kehoe-France, along with his late wife, Patricia Kehoe in 1949.

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Boileau memorial service set for this afternoon

A memorial service remembering the life and legacy of the Rev. David A. Boileau, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former chair of the philosophy department, will be held this afternoon, Friday, Feb. 25, at 4 p.m. in Ignatius Chapel, located in Bobet Hall. Boileau died Jan. 24 following a long illness.

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Loyola community encouraged to have fun, safe Mardi Gras

Laissez les bons temps rouler, but be careful! Loyola University New Orleans encourages its students and employees to enjoy a safe and festive Mardi Gras celebration. Classes will be suspended Monday, March 7 in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday and will resume on Monday, March 14.

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Program builds confidence for women to lead in student government

For the second year in a row Loyola University New Orleans will host the training program, “Elect Her – Campus Women Win.” The session is Saturday, Feb. 26, from 10:30 a.m. –3 p.m. in the St. Charles Room in the Danna Student Center.

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Black History Month celebration continues with HBO Def Jam poet

Loyola University New Orleans’ Black Student Union, along with the Office of Student Affairs, will celebrate Black History Month with a series of musical performances, field trips and lectures.

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Film screening and discussion to bring attention to war in Uganda

The Loyola University New Orleans Community Action Program and the Office of University Ministry present “The Invisible Children: Congo Tour,” a discussion and film screening with the Invisible Children organization, created to bring peace and awareness about the Ugandan war, one of the longest-running wars on the African continent, led by the Lord's Resistance Army. The event takes place Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium, located in Monroe Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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Law Grad Fair brings the bling, and more, for graduating students

It’s that time of year again! Graduating law students can shop ‘til they drop and gather important commencement information at the 2011 Graduate Fair on Wed., March 2, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Broadway Activities Center.

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Loyola music alumnus lands leading role in 3-D opera film

College of Music and Fine Arts alumnus Bryan Hymel ’01 recently reprised the role of Don José in a production of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” at the renowned Royal Opera House in London. The special performance was filmed in 3-D and will be shown in cinemas worldwide beginning Saturday, March 5.

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Conference provides true courtroom experience for law students

Students and staff from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Moot Court team and Law Career Services will join the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana at the 2011 Hispanic National Bar Association's Mid-Year Corporate Counsel Conference and 16th Annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition, March 10-12 at the InterContinental Hotel.

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Gray, Brock lead 'Pack to victory on Senior Night

Corey Gray led the Wolfpack with 31 points and eight rebounds as the Loyola University New Orleans men’s basketball team beat William Carey University, 72-54 Thursday night in The Den.

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Upcoming Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Black History Month Series 2011 - 'Black Voices featuring Special Guest Shihan'
Friday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

Black History Month Series 2011 - 'Everything 80's Party: A Unity Trip Fundraiser'
Saturday, Feb. 26, 10 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
$5 with 80s gear, $8 without.

Black History Month Series 2011 - Mass, visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, and brunch
Sunday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m.
St. Augustine’s Church, 1210 Governor Nicholls Street

'1718 Reading with Kate Bernheimer'
Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m.
The Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans

College of Law Grad Fair
Wednesday, March 2, 3 p.m.
Broadway Activities Center

Biever Lecture Series: 'Good Guys and Bad Guys: Building Peace with Justice in Burma/Myanmar'
Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m.
Multimedia Room 2, Monroe Library

Men's Baseball vs Belhaven
Friday, March 4, 6 p.m.
Segnette Field, Westwego
$6 per adult ticket and $3 per youth/senior citizen ticket

Guest piano concert with Amir Khosrowpour
Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex

'Loyola Jazz Fest: Loyola Jazz Band with Nicholas Payton'
Saturday, March 19, 4:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex
Students, Loyola Faculty/Staff, $5.00

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