Loyola University http://wwno.org en Loyola Student Travels to Mongolia, Documents Fleeting Subculture http://wwno.org/post/loyola-student-travels-mongolia-documents-fleeting-subculture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some people dream of getting off the grid, dropping out of the complications of our highly urbanized </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century. One </span><a href="http://itsdimitri.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">21-year-old Loyola University student</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> did just that — in Mongolia, of all places.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sharon&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Litwin</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;finds out why o</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">n this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 47592 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With James A. Cobb, Jr. And Ramon Antonio Vargas http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-james-cobb-jr-and-ramon-antonio-vargas <p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Susan Larson 42612 at http://wwno.org Loyola Professor Studies Modern-Day Slavery In New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/loyola-professor-studies-modern-day-slavery-new-orleans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New </span>Orleanians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have always had a relaxed attitude about many things other cities deem illegal. But what happens when such cultural acceptance is extended to really serious issues like prostitution — like </span>Storyville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> back in the day — or what is now called human trafficking?</span></p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 41240 at http://wwno.org Four New Orleans Universities Ranked In Princeton Review http://wwno.org/post/four-new-orleans-universities-ranked-princeton-review <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Four New Orleans universities are included in the new Princeton Review guide to American colleges. Tulane, Loyola, Xavier and the University of New Orleans got high marks.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 41115 at http://wwno.org Reports: New Orleans Fathers Hold Key To City's Future http://wwno.org/post/reports-new-orleans-fathers-hold-key-citys-future <p>Two reports released today track the importance of fathers not only to their own children, but the community at large. They’re the result of information gathered by the <a href="http://gnocdc.org/" target="_blank">Greater New Orleans Community Data Center</a>. Researchers find New Orleans has a powerful tool to fight crime that it’s not using to its full potential. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 37294 at http://wwno.org Loyola Jazz Underground Series Presents Ellis Marsalis http://wwno.org/post/loyola-jazz-underground-series-presents-ellis-marsalis <p>Ellis Marsalis, the celebrated jazz musician and patriarch of his noted musical family, will head an ensemble of Loyola University jazz students Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old U.S. Mint.</p><p>The program will feature classic jazz standards as well as original compositions, the university announced today. According to the announcement:</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:35:10 +0000 Jason Saul 31022 at http://wwno.org Loyola Student Sexually Assaulted in Campus Parking Garage http://wwno.org/post/loyola-student-sexually-assaulted-campus-parking-garage <p>A Loyola university student was sexually assaulted in a campus parking garage by an acquaintance this past Friday, the university announced that evening in an e-mail sent by the campus police department.</p><p>The woman was assaulted at approximately 4:12 a.m. on Jan. 15 in the stairwell of the Freret&nbsp;St. garage, according to the university's statement. Loyola says the victim has identified her attacker, and the New Orleans Police Department is handling the investigation.</p><p>Loyola has released a series of safety tips to the campus community:</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:23:37 +0000 Jason Saul 29494 at http://wwno.org Taylor Foundation Pledges $1M-Plus to Loyola http://wwno.org/post/taylor-foundation-pledges-1m-plus-loyola <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has pledged $1.26 million in scholarship support to Loyola University for first-generation college students who live in Louisiana and demonstrate financial need.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The grant will provide seven $15,000 scholarships per year over the next 12 years. The first batch will be awarded in August.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:33:39 +0000 The Associated Press 28586 at http://wwno.org Loyola Student's Anti-Obesity Effort Wins Grant http://wwno.org/post/loyola-students-anti-obesity-effort-wins-grant <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Loyola University student has won a grant to help teach health care providers at a New Orleans area school counseling skills aimed at reducing childhood obesity.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The $4,000 grant from the American Nurse Practitioner Foundation is going to Monica Alleman, a student in Loyola's Doctor of Nursing Practice program.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26558 at http://wwno.org Loyola Opera Presents Leonard Bernstein's 'Candide' http://wwno.org/post/loyola-opera-presents-leonard-bernsteins-candide <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Verdana; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(102, 102, 102);">The Loyola Opera Theatre brings the legacy and genius of American composer Leonard Bernstein to life with its new production of the fast-paced comic operetta, “Candide,” Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m.</p> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 16:55:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 25231 at http://wwno.org