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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

June 20, 2014 Issue

Loyola's flexible online theology master's programs ranked top 20 in U.S.

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry, along with its extension program LIMEX, is nationally recognized as one of the top 20 online theology master’s programs in the U.S. The rankings were announced just last week by TheBestSchools.org, a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree.

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Krewe of Freret founder honored as Young Alumnus of the Year

For unwavering commitment to his community, Greg Rhoades '06, founder and captain of the revived Krewe of Freret Mardi Gras parade, has been named the 2014 Young Alumnus of the Year.

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Student with a passion for rural health care wins $120,000 medical school scholarship opportunity

Loyola University New Orleans senior biological sciences major Denise Powell is getting a head start on a career as a primary care physician and a life of serving the health needs of rural populations.

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This Sunday: Local woman devoted to preserving the history of New Orleans Jesuits receives Loyola's top alumni award

A Loyola University New Orleans alumna instrumental in preserving the university’s colorful history with the once Jesuit-run WWL-TV, including an entire collection of material from the station’s late local broadcasting legend and alumnus Phil Johnson ‘50, will receive Loyola’s highest alumni honor.

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Trumpet performance student wins second place at prestigious international competition

Loyola University New Orleans sophomore Tyler Lindsay’s musical talents on trumpet put him at the top of his class on a world stage, and for that, the trumpet performance major in the College of Music and Fine Arts won second place in the International Trumpet Guild Jazz Improvisation Competition last month.

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Student's scientific research at Loyola ignites passion for service to the world, one 'Kissing bug' at a time

College student Annie McClure is helping to uncover exactly how the deadly Chagas disease is spread through blood-sucking insects known as “Kissing bugs” that can harbor six different strains of the disease-causing parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi. McClure, a Biological Sciences and Latin American Studies double major at Loyola University New Orleans, is involved in research led by Chagas expert and Loyola biology professor Patricia Dorn, Ph.D.

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School of Nursing seeking feedback as a part of accreditation process

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing is pursuing accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. As a part of the accreditation process, all Loyola students, faculty and staff are invited to provide written input directly to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education concerning the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs.

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