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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

July 1, 2011 Issue

Upcoming town hall meeting reveals plans for Monroe Hall renovation

Loyola University New Orleans President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., recently announced plans to move forward with Phase II of the university’s facilities master plan, including a major renovation to the Monroe Hall Science Building.

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Loyola students win study abroad scholarships

Brianna Powell and Andre Lebeau are recipients of two prestigious study abroad scholarships. Powell has been awarded a scholarship from the Foundation for Global Scholars and Lebeau is the recipient of two competitive awards, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Annette Kade Scholarship for Study in France.

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Summer Jazz Camp scheduled for early July

The New Orleans Arts and Cultural Host Committee has announced the 17th annual Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp will take place at Loyola University New Orleans July 5 - 22.

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Moscow meets the Mississippi in international law student exchange

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law has thrown out the welcome mat for a group of Russian students arriving in town on July 4.

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Grant to help LIM further develop summer institute

The Loyola Institute for Ministry of Loyola University New Orleans announced that it is the recipient of a grant from the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Inc.

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English professor edits celebrated novel

Barbara C. Ewell, the Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, recently co-edited “The Awakening and Other Writings” by Kate Chopin. Chopin’s “The Awakening” is a classic American novel that addresses women’s issues in the American south during the turn of the 20th century.

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Philosophy professor celebrates golden jubilee

Philosophy professor the Rev. Stephen C. Rowntree, S.J., Ph.D., will be honored this month at a special mass commemorating his 50 years of service to the Society of Jesus.

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College of Business recognized by international honor society

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business was recently recognized as having a Premier Chapter by Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society serving business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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Calendar of events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Sunday, July 3, 10:30 a.m.
Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

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