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January 31, 2014 Issue

Loyola offering NASA-funded scholarship program for minority students

Loyola University New Orleans is joining in on a national effort to make sure minority students have the opportunity to stick with science and pursue promising careers in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering and math.

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New book explores what theatre tells us about immigration in Spain

A new book from Loyola University New Orleans languages and cultures professor Eileen J. Doll, Ph.D., explores the rapid immigration in Spain by analyzing immigrant characters in more than 30 Spanish plays published since 1989, when Spain experienced an influx of immigrants.

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Opening Wednesday: Loyola Theatre presents 'Albertine in Five Times'

The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance continues the season with Michel Tremblay’s powerful play, “Albertine in Five Times,” an unflinching tale of one woman at five different times in her life.

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Award-winning pianist Duggan returns to Loyola for an evening of Beethoven

The Rev. Seán “Brett” Duggan ’77, a Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and celebrated pianist, will return to campus Friday, Feb. 7 for an evening of Ludwig van Beethoven’s musical masterpieces.

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Loyola's 90-year-old newspaper, The Maroon, unveils new multimedia newsroom

The Maroon student newspaper at Loyola University New Orleans is celebrating 90 years and an award-winning past by unveiling a new multimedia newsroom—outfitted with high-tech TV cameras, a news desk, green screen and the ability to link with local and national news outlets—in an open house Feb. 6.

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Patterns, paper and perception: Matt Shlian opens new exhibit at Loyola

Matt Shlian, a paper engineer rooted in book arts, print media and design, will launch his new exhibit, “Apophenia,” at Loyola University New Orleans with a free, public lecture and opening reception Thursday, Feb. 6 in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.

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College of Law celebrates centennial, honors Moon Landrieu and other influential alumni

Today, the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will celebrate its 100-year anniversary by honoring one of its most important and influential graduates, former New Orleans Mayor Maurice “Moon” Landrieu ’52, J.D. ’54, H’79, H’05. Landrieu, who was instrumental in the fight to desegregate city government and public facilities in the 1970s, will receive the St. Ives Award—the College of Law’s highest honor.

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Opera, piano masterclasses on tap for next week

French opera sensation François Le Roux and world-renowned Russian pianist Lilya Zilberstein will present free masterclasses next week at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Symposium to examine New Orleans' consent decree and prison conditions

Legal experts, criminal justice advocates and watchdogs will convene Friday, Feb. 7 at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law to discuss and explore effective prison reform, including an examination of the controversial consent decree in New Orleans.

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February Montage calendar boasts free concerts

Four free concerts at Loyola University New Orleans in February will run the musical gamut, featuring programs from the classical repertoires of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maurice Ravel to the electronic sounds of the modern laptop orchestra.

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Institutional Advancement announces position changes

The Loyola University New Orleans Office of Institutional Advancement announces position changes within its offices of Alumni Relations and planned giving.

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Prominent American installation artist discusses latest work in public lecture

Brooklyn-based installation artist William Lamson will present a free lecture at Loyola University New Orleans Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in room 114 of Miller Hall.

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ESPN sportscaster Michael Smith is celebrity guest for high school journalism competition at Loyola

ESPN sportscaster Michael Smith ‘01 will return to his alma mater to give New Orleans high school students a taste of what it’s like to be a journalist in today’s world of digital media.

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Second annual 'All-Star Jam' reunites New Orleans' jazz elite

Five of New Orleans’ most innovative jazz artists will reunite at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Feb. 20 for the second annual All-Star Jam, a Jazz Underground concert celebrating the historic jam session tradition of New York City’s mid-century jazz scene.

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Public lecture explores trends in music education

Leading music educator, composer and arranger Samuel Hazo will present a free, public lecture on music education pedagogy, rehearsal techniques and music standards in the classroom at Loyola University New Orleans Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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