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July 8, 2011 Issue

Upcoming 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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JSRI director moderates for International Caritas Assembly

The Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., J.D., director of Loyola University New Orleans’ Jesuit Social Research Institute, served as moderator for the weeklong General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis in Rome, Italy.

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Alumna named woman of the year

Kristin Ashworth ’99, Mobile, Ala., an associate with Burr & Forman, L.L.P., was named The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Woman of the Year” for 2011 by the local Mobile Chapter.

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School of Nursing receives $985,000 federal grant

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was awarded a grant of nearly a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support student loans for nursing doctoral students, as well as those studying to be nurse practitioners.

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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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Music alumna recognized by Who's Who

Vicki Fisk ’69, freelance soprano soloist headquartered in the New York Metropolitan area, was recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership, and excellence in music.

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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 who arrived earlier this week.

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Social Sciences grad named principal

Linda Wisinger, M.S. ’79, was named principal of Mater Dolorosa Catholic School in Independence, La., for the 2011 – 12 school year.

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Law professor participates in writing workshop

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitch Crusto joined other distinguished law professors from across the country at the Second Annual John Mercer Langston Writing Workshop at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, June 23-25.

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