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April 11, 2014 Issue

Saturday: Descendants of the hero of '12 Years a Slave' gather at commemorative concert

Descendants of Solomon Northup, the man portrayed in the Oscar-winning movie “12 Years a Slave,” will gather at a free, public Loyola University New Orleans Chamber Orchestra concert Saturday, April 12 commemorating the former slave’s powerful story and the many who worked to preserve it.

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Instructor, singled out as new talent, wins national fiction writing award

Loyola University New Orleans English instructor Anya Groner is the winner of a writing award and nationwide contest—the Meridian 2014 Editors’ Prize for Fiction.

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Women in Law Spring Fling honors first women graduates

The College of Law Alumni Association at Loyola University New Orleans will honor alumnae at the annual Women in Law Spring Fling, Thursday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the home of alumnus Henry Lambert ’63, J.D. ’65 and Carey Bond.

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Student selected for prestigious Fulbright Award

Loyola University New Orleans senior Savannah Logan, known by her professors for her outstanding tutoring and Spanish translation abilities, was awarded a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award in Spain.

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Loyola celebrates golden anniversary of men's basketball team

The Loyola University New Orleans 1960s men’s basketball team will celebrate its golden anniversary Wednesday, April 16.

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Graduation ceremony to showcase live social media posts from students and their families

This isn’t your grandma’s graduation ceremony. This year, Loyola University New Orleans is harnessing the power of social media during commencement to help students and their families capture memories, share congratulations and create digital keepsakes—all in real time.

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Robert Reed appointed as new staff ombudsman

Loyola University New Orleans President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., has asked Robert Reed, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, to serve as the new staff ombudsman.

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Harvard political scientist and sociologist is featured speaker for global warming talk

Theda Skocpol, an award-winning political scientist and well-known sociologist at Harvard University, will headline a discussion on global warming Thursday, April 24 at Loyola University New Orleans

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Baseball team to host free clinic for Loyola community on April 12

Head Baseball Coach Doug Faust and the Loyola University New Orleans baseball team are offering a free baseball clinic for the children of Loyola faculty and staff Saturday, April 12.

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