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September 2, 2014 Issue

New Orleans' only Bachelor of Design professional degree program launches at Loyola

Beginning this fall, Loyola University New Orleans will offer a Bachelor of Design professional degree program—the only four-year program of its kind in the city. The program aims to best prepare students for the growing—and increasingly diverse—field of design. Students in that program are already taking advantage of new design studios, design labs and other spaces tailored to their needs in the recently renovated Monroe Hall on the university’s main campus.

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Loyola opens city's only full-service university Starbucks and local favorite Slice Pizzeria

As Loyola University New Orleans students returned to campus, they were greeted by new dining options, including New Orleans’ first full-service university-based Starbucks and local favorite Slice Pizzeria. Another campus-based local eatery, La Divina Italian Café, has moved to the Broadway Activities Center on the university’s Broadway campus.

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466-year-old tradition welcomes back Loyola students

Students, faculty and staff at Loyola University New Orleans will have the chance to be a part of an age-old tradition almost as old as the Society of Jesus itself, going back to the first Jesuit school in Messina, Sicily, in 1548. The tradition—Loyola’s Mass of the Holy Spirit—is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 in Holy Name of Jesus Church.

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Loyola musicians team up to bring free, outdoor concerts back to Audubon Park's Newman Bandstand

The musical talents of Loyola University New Orleans alumni, students and faculty are helping the Audubon Park Conservancy bring free, public afternoon concerts back to the Newman Bandstand this fall after the New Orleans Uptown neighborhood tradition faded away more than 60 years ago. Once commonplace from the 1920s to the 1950s, this fall, Loyola musicians are lending their musical performance prowess in four performances to restore these historic community concerts.

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