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April 19, 2013 Issue

Loyola second in nation to screen epic Hungarian film

The Loyola University New Orleans Film Buffs Institute will screen for the first time in the Southern U.S.—and only the second time in the U.S. since the New York City Film Festival—the epic Hungarian animated feature film, "The Tragedy of Man," Friday, April 19

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Loyola students' anti-bullying effort advances to national competition finals

Students at Loyola University New Orleans leading an anti-bullying campaign were named finalists April 15 in a nationwide public relations competition for college students—the Public Relations Student Society of America 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition.

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Schaberg signs new edition of airport studies book

Loyola University New Orleans English professor Christopher Schaberg, Ph.D., is hosting a reading and book signing tomorrow April 20 at the Maple Street Books Bayou St. John location for his book, "The Textual Life of Airports," which was released in paperback just last month.

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From jazz to classical, Montage series hosts free weekend concerts

This weekend, the Loyola Concert Band, the Loyola Jazz Band and the Loyola University Chamber Singers continue a series of free concerts as part of the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Kammer discusses Church document on social justice

The Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., J.D., director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans, will explore the impact of one of the most significant Catholic Church documents of the 20th century in a free, public talk Tuesday, April 23. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Ignatius Chapel, located on the first floor of Bobet Hall.

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Student volunteer orchestra hosts charity concert benefiting Lower Ninth Ward

The New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra, founded and directed by Loyola University New Orleans students, is hosting a charity concert to benefit the Youth Orchestra of the Lower Ninth Ward Friday, May 3.

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Loyola marks BP oil spill anniversary with 'Dirty Energy' screening

Marking the third anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and celebrating the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, Loyola University New Orleans' Environment Program and the Loyola Film Buffs Institute will screen the film, "Dirty Energy."

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Music industry seniors compete in business plan competition

Students from Loyola's Department of Music Industry Studies will exhibit their entrepreneurial prowess at the annual Senior Pitch Competition Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex.

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Ballet celebrates centennial and National Dance Week with contemporary and classical works

The Loyola Ballet, directed by Laura Zambrano, celebrates National Dance Week with a mixed repertory program of classical, contemporary and character works including an excerpt from the graceful Russian ballet, "La Vivandiere."

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Art and Design seniors exhibit in Diboll Gallery

The Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will boast the works of its seniors during two new exhibits in the next three weeks.

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Opera workshop celebrates 'Great Britten' with English opera highlights

The opera program at Loyola University New Orleans presents its spring workshop "Great Britten: Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Benjamin Britten" Tuesday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Loyola issues Centennial Challenge to university community

An anonymous donor has issued a fundraising challenge to Loyola University New Orleans, and the president and the Office of Institutional Advancement is calling on all alumni and members of the university community to meet it head on.

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New Loyola bookstore manager hired

Maleta Wilson has joined Loyola University New Orleans as the new manager of the University Bookstore.

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