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2014-05-29 23:13:18

Three Loyola University New Orleans mass communication graduates—a network TV executive, a nonprofit leader passionate about the common good and a national media director—were inducted into the Mass Communication Den of Distinction Friday, May 9. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Three Loyola University New Orleans mass communication graduates—a network TV executive, a nonprofit leader passionate about the common good and a national media director—were inducted into the Mass...

2014-05-07 23:11:24

In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12), Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing announced that they will be waiving the $40 application fee for candidates applying to the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12), Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing announced that they will be waiving the $40 application fee for candidates applying to the...

2014-05-05 23:08:59

The School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has become the first Jesuit university program in the U.S. to hold national accreditations from both the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and the Public Relations Society of America’s Certification in Education for Public Relations. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has become the first Jesuit university program in...

2014-03-19 23:29:13

Loyola University New Orleans announced it is now offering a new scholarship that allows alumni to bestow friends, peers and family members $1,000 toward an eligible online graduate program. The Loyola University New Orleans Online Legacy Scholarship will be awarded to 50 alumni-nominated candidates who apply, are accepted and enroll in the Summer 2014 term. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Loyola University New Orleans announced it is now offering a new scholarship that allows...

2014-01-09 23:24:11

The School of Nursing at Loyola University New Orleans continues to excel, earning top rankings for a third year in a row among the 2014 Best Online Program Rankings published by U.S. News & World Report on January 7, 2014. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The School of Nursing at Loyola University New Orleans continues to excel, earning top rankings for a third year in a row among the 2014 Best Online Program Rankings published by U.S. News & World Report on January 7,...

2014-01-08 12:28:24

MAYWOOD, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two research powerhouses, Loyola University Chicago and the University of Notre Dame, are joining forces in a multidisciplinary cancer research collaboration. The goal of the alliance is to provide direct support for revolutionary new cancer research, with the ultimate objective of making cancer a more manageable, and potentially curable, disease. "Through this collaboration we will draw on the breadth of our scientific...

2013-12-03 11:30:36

Loyola Health Sciences research demonstrates additional benefits of supplement Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to a study conducted at Loyola University Chicago. These findings were presented at an Oct. 24, 2013 research conference at Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus. Type 2 diabetes is associated with depression and pain, but few studies have looked at how pain may affect the treatment of depression in patients with type 2 diabetes and...

2013-12-03 11:15:50

Findings to help physicians guide treatment options for women A study comparing the efficacy and tolerability of two popular osteoporosis drugs, denosumab and zoledronic acid, found that denosumab had a significantly greater effect on increasing spine bone mineral density and zoledronic acid caused more flulike symptoms. These findings were presented recently at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s annual meeting. Researchers performed a retrospective chart review and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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