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Friday, April 15, 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: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Contact: Marianne Cufone · · 813-785-8386

Location: Loyola University New Orleans Broadway Activities Center 526 Pine St. New Orleans, LA 70118

NEW ORLEANS — April 12, 2016 — The Center for Progressive Reform, Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law Environmental Law Center, and Oxfam America will present a one-day forum on April 15, 2016 on risk reduction strategies for the Louisiana coast.

Bob Marshall of The Lens will deliver the lunchtime keynote address - Our Greatest Coastal Crisis: Getting Residents to Act.

This forum will include presentations of two new research papers commissioned by Oxfam in 2015 to capture the perspectives of coastal communities in Louisiana and experiences with programs in the Gulf Coast and other states: 

• Case Studies of Nonstructural Adaptation Strategies: Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Vulnerable Communities in the Gulf Coast Region

• A Sense of Place at Risk: Perspectives of Residents of Coastal Louisiana on Nonstructural Risk Reduction Strategies

Following the presentations, participants will break into working groups to develop recommended action steps for future preparedness based on the papers and discussions. A panel of local, state and federal policymakers will offer their responses about the opportunities and challenges of risk reduction strategies.


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 3 pm

Contact: Laurie Leiva ·

#LoyolaLoyalDay on April 15, 2016 will be Loyola's first, 
very own, University branded, Day of Giving.  

Intentionally planned on Loyola's Founders' Day, it will be a day in
which all alumni and students can come together to 
celebrate Loyola.  

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Time: 12 pm to 5:30 pm

Contact: Mona Wolfe · · 504-865-2288

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

The 26th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Biological Sciences Department. Sixteen students will present 15 presentations from the departments of Biology, Math and Physics.

Third Friday: Crawfish in the Quad / #LoyolaLoyalDay

Time: 3:30 pm to 5 pm

Contact: Courtney Williams · · 504.865.3622

Location: Peace Quad

Come out and enjoy some delicious crawfish at this annual SGA event! Also, say Happy Birthday to Loyola by participating in #LoyolaLoyalDay


Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

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

Zumba ® is a dance fitness class. My main goal is our wellness. My classes are fun and energetic, as well as comprehensive workouts. We work different muscle groups with each world rhythm. My motto is ‘respect and listen to your body’. You don’t need to be a dancer, all you need is the desire to be healthy. At the end, looking good is a reflection of wellness and smile is the bast sexy! Join our Zumba Fitness® party!

Much Ado About Nothing

Time: 7:30 pm to 12 am

Contact: Patrick Gendusa · · (504) 865-2835

Location: Marquette Theater, 2nd Floor, Marquette Hall

Cost: $12.00 general admission; $8.00 students/seniors/faculty/staff Get Tickets

Much Ado About Nothing
A comedy by William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Dr. Laura Hope
Original music by Kate Duncan and Allison Layman