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Wednesday, March 9, 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!

UCC Anxiety Group: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Asia Wong ·

Location: Student Success Center, 112 Marquette Hall

Learn how to focus on the present rather than getting lost in anxiety about the future or regrets about the past. Find ways to attend to your emotions without magnifying problems, or getting lost in criticism and self-judgment.

Led by Asia Wong, UCC Staff Counselor

Yoga (Iyengar)

Time: 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

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

A form of Hatha Yoga, Iyengar Yoga focuses on the structural alignment of the body through the practice of asanas, or poses. The aim is to unite the body, mind and spirit for health and well-being. Yoga increases strength, balance, and flexibility, and can be done by anyone of any age or body type.  This is a progressive class, in that we will add more advanced poses over time.  This is a Level I-II Class that can benefit beginners as well as yoga practitioners at all levels.

Feminist Festival: Human Trafficking Forum

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact: Patricia Boyett ·

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

A group of expert panelists will discuss the state of human trafficking and the legal and sociopolitical efforts to end trafficking. The panelists include:

Laura Murphy, PhD

Rae Taylor, PhD

Christian Bolden, PhD

Special Agent Kate N. Reilly, Homeland Security Investigator

Andrew Lewis, MPA Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator

SGA Election Information Session

Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: Bud Sheppard · · 601-672-9188

Location: Multimedia Room 2, Monroe Library

Interested in geting involved with your Student Government Association? Attend an SGA Elections Information Session for SGA elected positions including President, Executive Vice President, and College Senators. 

Please note that all potential candidates must attend at least one SGA Elections Information Session.The schedule for additional SGA Elections Information Session are as follows:

  • Monday, March 7th - 6:30pm in Audubon Room, Danna Student Center
  • Tuesday, March 8th - 12:30pm and 7:30pm in Miller Hall, Room 114
  • Wednesday, March 9th - 7:30pm in Monroe Library, Multimedia Room 2
  • Thursday, March 10th - 12:30pm and 6:30pm in Miller Hall, Room 114 

For more information on elections, view the 2016 Elections Code.  If you have additional questions, contact the SGA Chief Justice, Bud Sheppard, at


Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

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

Unleash your inner dance star with this fun class! Featuring beat music and high-energy moves that will get you moving and keep you fit!

Lenten Series 2016: The Year of Mercy

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact: Eric Walsh · · x2304

Location: Monroe Hall, Room 610

We invite you to "The Francis Effect," a movie that shows a critical and in-depth look at how the Church is rapidly changing under the leadership and vision of Pope Francis.  Refreshments will be provided.

Patti Adams & Friends, flute recital

Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Patti Adams · · (504)865-3967

Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Patti Adams is an instructor of flute and piccolo in the School of Music. In addition she is the solo piccoloist and Assistant Principal flutist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. She has performed with the National Repertory Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Music Festival and recorded and toured internationally with the Mexico City Philharmonic as co-principal flutist.

She has been a frequent concerto soloist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, most recently performing the Liebermann Piccolo Concerto. In addition to her musical duties with the LPO, Patti played an active role in the start-up period of the orchestra, serving as Director of Marketing for four seasons. She continues to participate in the governance of the LPO, having served as a member of its Board of Trustees, an honorary member of the Symphony Volunteers and was President of the Orchestra for the 1999-2000 and
2006-2007 seasons.

Free and open to the public.

Free parking is available in the West Road garage located on West Road and accessible from St. Charles Avenue.


Time: 8 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Dr. Connie Rodriguez · · 504.865.2287

A Lecture by

Dr. Grant S. McCall
Department of Anthropology
Tulane University

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Whitney Bank Presentation Room

Thomas Hall

8 pm

free admission and free parking on campus


Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Department of Classical Studies and the New Orleans Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

After two centuries of Paleolithic archaeological research focusing mainly on Europe, it is now securely known, based on a wide range of evidence, that our earliest modern human ancestors originated in sub-Saharan Africa during a time period called the Middle Stone Age some 200,000 years ago. Recent research has shown that early modern human behavior during the Middle Stone Age was much more complex and varied than was once thought. Yet, while this growing body of knowledge has challenged Eurocentric assumptions about human origins, it has not necessarily led to a fundamentally better understanding of the evolutionary processes that led to the emergence of our species. This presentation reviews some important problems facing Middle Stone Age archaeology and suggests that the current attention paid to the precocious nature of human behavior during this time period has actually overshadowed some more subtle patterning with profound implications for our understanding of human evolution.  


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.