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2013-10-31 23:30:21

Loyola University New Orleans junior Dianna Sanchez is one of five winners in a national Nintendo fan art competition commemorating the re-release of “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” for the video game corporation’s new console, Wii U. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Loyola University New Orleans junior Dianna Sanchez is one of five winners in a national Nintendo fan art competition commemorating the re-release of “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” for the video...

2013-09-09 08:54:37

A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study suggests that omega-3 fish oil might help protect against alcohol-related dementia. Previous studies have shown that long-term alcohol abuse increases the risk of dementia. The Loyola study found that in the brain cells of rats exposed to high levels of alcohol, a fish oil compound protected against inflammation and cell death. The study by Michael A. Collins, PhD, and colleagues was reported Sept. 8 at the 14th Congress of...

2013-08-29 23:26:05

Loyola University New Orleans President the Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., hosted a round-table discussion on campus Aug. 28 with newly appointed U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and a group of 10 regional business leaders about the issues confronting local and regional businesses today. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Loyola University New Orleans President the Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., hosted a round-table discussion on campus Aug. 28 with newly appointed...

2013-07-18 23:21:44

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was awarded this month a $933,271 grant to bolster the nation’s health training by supporting Doctor of Nursing Practice students. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was recently awarded a $933,271 grant to bolster the nation’s health training by supporting Doctor of Nursing Practice students. The grant was awarded this month from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program administered...

2013-05-15 23:27:14

Students at Loyola University New Orleans leading an anti-bullying campaign took home the university´s eighth national title in a public relations competition for college students–the Public Relations Student Society of America 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition. The Loyola Bateman team´s “Step Up, Reach Out!” campaign to stop bullying was chosen as the winner among 68 entries from colleges and universities nationwide. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013...

2013-03-19 23:01:54

The nurse leader scholarship offered by Loyola University New Orleans´ School of Nursing selected winners of five scholarships of $4,500 who began classes Jan. 7, 2013. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Celebrating 100 years of university success and 33 years of leadership in nurse education, Loyola University New Orleans recently announced Sarah Foster of Goodlettsville, Tennessee as a $4,500 scholarship recipients for its online Master of Science in Nursing degree program....

2013-03-18 23:00:37

Presented by the online Master of Science in Nursing program at Loyola University New Orleans, “Nursing Evolution” celebrates 150 years of modern-day nursing, exploring the history and heritage of the nursing industry from the technological advancements to patient-centered care. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Presented by the online Master of Science in Nursing program at Loyola University New Orleans, “Nursing Evolution” celebrates 150 years of modern-day...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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