IN THE NEWS

Below are select articles featuring student and department achievements. 

 
 

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY INTRODUCES NEW INTERACTION DEGREE
AUGUST 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Beginning in Fall 2018, Loyola University New Orleans will offer Bachelor of Arts degree in interaction design. Interaction Design (IxD) is focused on the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services. Interaction design includes the areas of game design, web design and app design.

 

DESIGN CLASS CREATES POSTER BOOK PROJECT FOR YOUNG LOCAL STUDENTS
AUGUST 2017

Loyola’s design department wrapped up a collaboration with the International School of Louisiana students by producing a poster book series.

 

GOODWOOD GOES BEYOND DESIGN, HELPS LOYOLA STUDENTS DO THE SAME
NOVEMBER 2016

Two years ago, Michael Dalle Molle and Jordan Gurren, the founders and owners of the design and fabrication company GoodWood NOLA, were desperately trying to find a space to work out of, bringing in less than $1,000 per month and scrambling to get their vision off the ground.

 
 

LOYOLA STUDENTS + LOCAL COMMUNITY MEMBERS TEAM UP TO HELP LOWER 9TH WARD MARKET
MARCH 2016

A Lower Ninth Ward man who has spent his life savings trying to make his neighborhood better just got a helping hand from Loyola University students and another community group.Burnell Cotlon opened his Lower Ninth Ward Market in 2014 to give his neighbors, in an area that has not had a grocery store since Hurricane Katrina, a closer shopping option. Four years later, his place is much more than just that.

 
 

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS SEE THEIR STORIES COME ALIVE
MAY 2014

At one time or another, most elementary school students wrote short stories. But few can say that the stories they wrote ended up on a big screen. On Monday afternoon, some local students could.

Even though they are nowhere near college age, dozens of local students took seats in a classroom at Loyola University. They were there to see their hard work come alive on a large video screen. The students attend the International School of Louisiana, and with the volume up on the monitor their eyes were fixed on the animated films that played for their entertainment. But there was more to it than just entertainment.

 
 

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS SEE THEIR STORIES COME ALIVE
FEBRUARY 2012

For the past three years, McCree has been shouting the praises of the plush, velvety by-product of Louisiana’s most pesky invasive species, staging fashion shows using nutria fur in ways that range from chic (a fur-trimmed jacket) to silly (the aforementioned bikini).

Now, with the help of some clever Loyola University graphic design students, McCree is poised to get nutria onto the big stage of New York Fashion Week, which kicks off its fall/winter 2012 shows on Thursday.