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February 7, 2014 Issue

Tonight: 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 tonight, Friday, Feb. 7 for an evening of Ludwig van Beethoven’s musical masterpieces.

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Grad Fair to be held Feb. 17-19

As seniors prepare for their upcoming graduation, they are encouraged to attend the 2014 Grad Fair, a one stop shop for all graduation needs.

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Professor joins elite team of scientists for United Nations climate change research

Research from Loyola University New Orleans scientist Paul Barnes, Ph.D., is on its way to benefiting the world.

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'Albertine in Five Times' concludes this weekend

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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Talk radio, only greener: Loyola professor launches monthly radio show, 'EnviroCommentary'

On the first Saturday of every month, radio listeners in the New Orleans area will get the chance to listen to a different kind of talk radio show.

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Loyola's Play Therapy Center celebrates National Play Therapy Week

It’s National Play Therapy Week Feb. 2-8, and Loyola University New Orleans Play Therapy Center for Education and Research is a local example of just how beneficial play therapy is for children and parents alike.

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Piano masterclass on tap for Saturday morning

World-renowned Russian pianist Lilya Zilberstein will present a free masterclass this weekend at Loyola University 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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College of Business hosts MBA information session and open house

The MBA program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Business will host an open house and informational session Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. in Miller Hall, room 112 on Loyola’s main campus.

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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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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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Lecture puts spotlight on current unrest in Ukraine

A lecture Thursday, Feb. 13 at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will examine the current turmoil in the Ukraine as its president, Viktor Yanukovych, continues to refuse membership in the European Union and negotiations with neighboring Russia for financial assistance have stalled.

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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 greats

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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