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July 12, 2013 Issue

Alumnus to hold book signing for his account of Loyola's 1945 national basketball championship

Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and journalist Ramon Vargas '09 will host a book signing this Sunday, July 14 for his new book about Loyola's 1945 national basketball championship. "Fight, Grin and Squarely Play the Game: The 1945 Loyola New Orleans Basketball Championship and Legacy" chronicles the heartfelt personal narratives of the 1944-45 Loyola Wolf Pack as they became the city's first basketball team to earn a national championship. The signing will be from 2 4 p.m. at the Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St.

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Opera star Elizabeth Futral performs at Loyola

Elizabeth Futral, a celebrated opera soprano and Covington, La., native, will perform "A Night of Music," a solo voice recital of her favorite arias, Sunday, July 21 at Loyola University New Orleans.

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The Maroon receives high ranking in national review

For the fourth time in five years, Loyola University New Orleans' student newspaper, The Maroon, has received an official stamp of approval in a national, independent review.

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Law alumnus receives national 40 under 40 distinction

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumnus Carlos Leach, J.D. '01, has been named one of the "Nation's Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers under 40."

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DNP program receives $933k national grant for health training

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was recently awarded a $933,271 grant to bolster the nation's health training by supporting Doctor of Nursing Practice students.

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