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May 4, 2012 Issue

Montage Series presents Jewels of the Baroque concert

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans presents "Jewels of the Baroque," a classical chamber concert by the Lyrica Baroque ensemble, on Sunday, May 6 at 3 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street.

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Graduates celebrate in style with farewell gala

The Office of Co-Curricular Programs, in partnership with the Office of Student Affairs, invites all graduating seniors to the Marquette horseshoe for a farewell graduation party under the stars on Thursday, May 10 from 8-11 p.m.

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Biology alumnus recognized for excellence in graduate studies at UAB

Juan Calix '05, currently pursuing his doctorate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Scientist Training Program, has been selected to receive the 2012 UAB Samuel B. Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies at the Doctoral Level.

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Diboll Gallery director's home included in National Building Museum exhibit

Throughout the history of the United States, the ever-changing concept of the American home has ranged from military barracks and two-story colonials to college dormitories and row houses. In an exploration of the varied history of these homes, the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. has embarked on the new exhibition, "House & Home." A sweeping tour of houses both familiar and surprising through past and present, the exhibition features the new home of Karoline Schleh, director of the Collins C. Diboll Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Louisiana's only B.S.N. to D.N.P. nursing program underway at Loyola

Nurses from across the United States have converged on the Loyola University New Orleans campus this week for orientation into Louisiana's first and only program that offers nurses currently holding a bachelor's degree a chance to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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Loyola students launch Hearing Protection Project

Cori McGinn and Amy Pertuit, both graduating seniors from the Department of Music Industry Studies in the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans, have joined together to form the Hearing Protection Project, a new initiative designed to educate the Loyola community about the risks of hearing loss.

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Loyola voice instructor takes lead role in New Orleans Opera's 'Pagliacci'

On Sunday, April 29, Tyler Smith, voice instructor at Loyola University New Orleans, stepped in at the last minute to take on the lead role of Canio in the New Orleans Opera Association's production of "Pagliacci."

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Loyola Institute for Ministry to hold virtual open house, webinar on spirituality

The Loyola Institute for Ministry, in cooperation with the Archdiocese of New Orleans, is hosting the free webinar, "The Roman Missal: A Look at the New Translation," on Tuesday, May 15 at 8 p.m. The presentation, by the Rev. Stephen Sauer, S.J., pastor of the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception in New Orleans, is dedicated to providing a deeper understanding of the recent changes to the language of the Roman Catholic mass.

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Psychology faculty members honored for outstanding achievements

Faculty members in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans have had a stellar year, receiving multiple awards and honors for their contributions to the field, both academically and professionally.

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Week of events helps seniors celebrate 2012 commencement

Loyola University New Orleans graduates will join their classmates on Saturday, May 12 for commencement ceremonies in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 9:45 a.m.. The College of Law commencement ceremony will take place that same day at 5:45 p.m. Loyola has a week's worth of activities planned for seniors, starting with "Mass and Pancakes" on Sunday, May 6 at 9 p.m. in the St. Charles Room.

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Let's Move encourages healthy future for children

In an effort to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity, Loyola University New Orleans hosted an event on campus yesterday to increase awareness about the importance of teaching healthy habits and lifestyles to kids to promote overall well-being.

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Loyola students teach physics to local schoolchildren

In April, students from the Department of Physics at Loyola University New Orleans participated in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Challenge, a unique outreach event designed to work with children to explore science through hands-on experiments and exciting demonstrations.

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