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Monday, February 29, 2016

Loyola Get Fit Pledge

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048652589

Take the Loyola Get Fit Pledge this spring 2016 semester to make a commitment to a happier, healthier, more active you! The Get Fit pledge is a movement that begins in January and lasts all semester long. Find numerous ways in which you can participate in becoming more physically active. Whether you're a student, faculty, staff, or friend of the Loyola community, take this pledge to start your individual fitness journey today! 


Time: 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Daily Mass with a Jesuit priest.


Time: 12 pm to 1 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

Step-n-Tone is a one hour class that covers all the components of a complete workout – cardio, strength training, balance and flexibility.  And the step makes it easy for all levels to work out together from beginner to expert.  No judging here - come out for some faith, fun and fitness with friends!

The Morris Bart Lecture Series: Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz

Time: 5 pm to 6:30 pm

Contact: Tori Luwisch · · 504-861-5563

Location: Room 308, College of Law, Broadway Campus

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law & The Morris Bart Lecture Series presents

Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz

Expert Learning for Law Students

Monday, February 29, 2016

College of Law Building, Room 308

5:00 - 6:30 PM 

A reception will be held in the Broadway Activities Center (across Pine St. from the College of Law) following the lecture. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Michael Hunter Schwartz is Dean and Professor of Law at the UALR Bowen School of Law, and he is a Consultant to the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning. Dean Schwartz is the author of ten books, seven law review papers, three book chapters, and eight shorter works addressing a wide variety of teaching, learning and curriculum design topics. Schwartz’s books include What the Best Law Teachers Do (Harvard University
Press 2013) and a contracts textbook, Contracts: A Context and Practice Casebook (2d ed 2015), which was the first book in a textbook series he designed (and now edits) in collaboration with Carolina Academic Press. Schwartz also is a co-author of What the Best New Lawyers Do (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2019) and What the Best Law
Mentors Do (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2019). Dean Schwartz is the former Academic Curriculum Consultant to the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, and he is the former chair of the American Association of Law Schools’ Sections on Teaching Methods and Balance in Legal Education. Dean Schwartz has spoken about a wide variety of law teaching, learning, assessment, and curriculum design topics on more than 200 occasions as a conference presenter (including an AALS Presidential Program and more than two dozen plenary presentations) and an invited speaker, including conducting training programs for law professors from the Republic of Georgia, Iran, Turkey, Germany, Taiwan, and Chile. Dean Schwartz’s Contracts course was selected by the Institute for
the Advancement of the American Legal System’s Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Project as reflecting “exemplary innovative teaching.” In January 2015, National Jurist Magazine named Dean Schwartz the 11th Most Influential Person in Legal Education.

Girl Rising Movie Screening and Peace Corps Q&A Session

Time: 5 pm to 7 pm

Contact: Jill K Boatright · · 504-865-3860

Location: Octavia Rooms, 2nd Floor, Danna Center

Come and screen "Girl Rising," a film that tells the stories of nine girls in developing countries and the challenges they face.

The screening will be followed by a Peace Corps Q&A with a Peace Corps recruiter. Come and get all of your questions about the program and the application process answered. 

Dinner/snacks will be served!

Body Pump

Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

If you're looking to build strength, get lean and toned and work all major muscles groups, then BodyPUMP is right for you! 

Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition (think 850-1100 reps a class!), BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned fitness professional, BodyPUMP will challenge you, and give you the confidence and encouragement to come back for more. You should expect a highly engaged instructor, great music, and scientifically proven moves and techniques that will make you wonder where one hour went. Join the Les Mills TR1BE, and come out for BodyPUMP!

BollyX Cardio Dance Class

Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines that exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. All levels welcome.

NFL Combine

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Zachary Bracey

Location: Residential Quad

Ever wanted to know how you would compare to an NFL athlete? This is your opportunity to do just that! We'll test you on the vertical leap, broad jump, shuttle run, and 40 yd dash. It's the same events that your favorite NFL players have gone through, and now you can see how you stack up against them! Go to to sign up in advance or register on site. Top participants will receive Intramural Champion shirts so come show off your speed, quickness, and agility!

The NFL Combine will take place in the Res Quad from 7:00pm - 9:00pm (come anytime to register and participate).


Time: 9 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Daily Mass with a Jesuit.