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September 28, 2012 Issue

Chairman of National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to speak at Loyola

George Flanigen IV, award-winning music video director/producer and chairman of the board for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, will launch the 2012-13 "Get Inforumed" music industry speaker series on Monday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Biology professor delivers keynote address in Bolivia

Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences at Loyola University New Orleans, traveled to Cochabamba, Bolivia earlier this month to deliver a keynote address at the Second International Workshop on Chagas Disease at the Universidad Mayor de San Simón.

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Acclaimed author Stephen Rea returns to lead fall Writing Institute

Acclaimed author Stephen Rea returns to Loyola University New Orleans this fall to host the Writing Institute, presented by the Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing.

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Law professor speaks at two panels at conference in Florida

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law professor Mitch Crusto, J.D., participated in two panels at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2012 Annual Conference on Amelia Island, Fla., in August.

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Chart-topping Nashville songwriter teaching music industry class at Loyola

This fall, country music songwriting sensation Jim McCormick is teaching the class, The Craft and Business of Songwriting, for the Department of Music Industry Studies at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Montage features Crescent City Wind Symphony, inaugural James Carter String Quartet performance

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue in October with a free concert by the Crescent City Wind Symphony and the inaugural performance of the James Carter String Quartet.

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Dine out on Oct. 2 to support Loyola athletics

Wolf Pack Athletics and the Alumni Association of Loyola University New Orleans have partnered with Ye Olde College Inn for an evening to support the university's basketball program.

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Biever Guest Lecture Series features prominent social theorist

The Biever Guest Lectures Series at Loyola University New Orleans will feature Stanley Aronowitz, Ph.D., eminent social theorist, in three lectures next month.

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History department screens documentary on Deutsches Haus

The Department of History at Loyola University New Orleans presents a film screening of "This Haus of Memories," a first film by assistant history professor Justin Nystrom, Ph.D., on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Monroe Library hosts historic newspaper presentation

The J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library at Loyola University New Orleans hosts a presentation on the history and digitization of newspapers in Louisiana on Thursday, Oct. 11, 12:30 – 2 p.m. in Multimedia Room 2 of the library.

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Chemistry department screens high-profile documentary on energy

The Department of Chemistry at Loyola University New Orleans presents a screening of "Switch," a documentary that addresses today's most controversial energy questions, on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Alumna and award-winning author Claire Keegan presents reading at Loyola

In a continued celebration of the centennial at Loyola University New Orleans, the award-winning Irish author, Claire Keegan '92, will present a reading of her work on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Room of Thomas Hall.

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Loyola to host international conference on molecular epidemiology and infectious diseases

Loyola University New Orleans will host the 11th annual international MEEGID conference Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2012.

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