Harold Baquet — whose career as a photographer took him from visual storytelling on the streets of New Orleans to City Hall, and as the official photographer of Loyola University for the last quarter century — died Thursday of cancer at age 56, and the university will celebrate his life and mourn his passing at services on Wednesday.
Tulane University police will conduct an active-shooter training exercise inside the Reily Student Center on the evening of June 26 that will also involve a test of the campus’s outdoor-warning sirens, officials said.
Loyola University’s Department of Music Education is hosting their ninth annual International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education (ISSME) together with the MayDay Group (MDG) Colloquium 27 research conference for the first time this Sunday, June 14, through Friday, June 19. Full registration for the collaborative event is $125 and $85 for students; banquet registration is $30.
Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders are invited to attend Loyola University’s Writing Institute’s summer workshops for young writers, held from June 8 to June 26. The cost of the workshop is $400, and need-based scholarships are available.
Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward, who received a Pulitzer Prize for reporting with Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal, will be addressing Loyola University’s Class of 2015 during the spring commencement ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this Saturday.
Loyola’s College of Law will also hold a commencement ceremony. Both events are free and open to the public.
Almost exactly a year after it was first made public, Tulane University’s plan to tear down the former home of Newcomb College Institute for an expansion of its dining hall received initial approval from New Orleans city officials on Monday, after a prominent local architect told them that the design of the century-old building was less important than its central location on campus.
John Cummings, Loyola alumnus and retired lawyer, will speak at Loyola about the Whitney Plantation Museum he owns and the role of slavery in Louisiana.
This talk will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 in Nunemaker Auditorium in Loyola’s Monroe Hall.
On Friday, The Loyola University New Orleans Ballet will perform “An Evening of Divertissements”, a program of 19th century ballet, coupled with character dances and original work by local artists.
The performances, directed by Laura Zambrano, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 in Roussel Hall on Loyola’s campus.
Dr. Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, will give a lecture about the relationship between humans and animals, as seen through ancient Egyptian mummies.
Loyola University New Orleans will host a free performance of “The Diary of One Who Vanished,” 60 years after the last production of this play in New Orleans.
Marcus St. Julien, a music professor at Loyola University, will present a free “Bach at the Organ” concert this Sunday, April 12, at Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church.
Tulane University’s English Department is sponsoring a spring symposium Thursday featuring a panel of distinguished critiics discussing the latest work in Eudora Welty studies and criticism, as well as a performance of Welty’s short story “Why I live at the P.O.”
Loyola University will host Tulane University anthropology professor Christopher Rodning for a lecture called “Fort San Juan: (1568) and Found (2013).”
Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law will partner this weekend with the ABA Journal and the Louisiana State Bar Association to host “Hackcess to Justice Louisiana 2015: A Social Justice Hackathon.”
As a part of its Biever Lecture Series, Loyola University is hosting a talk Thursday called “The Environment’s Challenge to Religion” given by philosophy professor Robert McKim.
Toby Miller, a social scientist and author, will speak at Tulane tonight about uses for electronic waste.