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Achievements

Dr. Mark Fernandez was featured as a guest on a new podcast called "No Root, No Fruit" which explores the history of folk and Americana music. The episode is "Woody Guthrie: Dust Bowl Ballads," which explores Woody Guthrie's album of the same name. He was recommended for the show by the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma as they consider him to be one of their top researchers. To listen to the podcast episode, click here!

Environmental Law chair Rob Verchick has launched a new podcast called "Connect the Dots." He hosts engaging and accessible discussions with top policy experts, helping listeners relate new developments in climate change to real issues in their lives.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

Catch Dr. Bob and Dr. Aimée Thomas on their new podcast "The Southern Naturalist" with Louisiana PBS. The series follows their exploration of wild areas of Louisiana and their conversations with fellow scientists and naturalists along the way.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

The Department of History's own Dr. Lauren Doughty spoke with a local news channel, Fox 8, about Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom's Platinum Jubilee. Dr. Doughty was chosen for her expertise in British History. You can watch the interview here! 

On May 17, 2022, Dr. Elizabeth Watkins gave the keynote address at Country Day's Humanities Capstone Conference. She spoke to the entire upper school at Metairie Park Country Day, at least 225 students, and stayed around afterwards to answer more questions the students had. Three of the students pictured here are joining the Wolf Pack this coming fall!

Provost Distinguished Professor of English, Dr. Hillary Eklund, won the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence in Advising Award for 2022. Meanwhile, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English and Director of the Center for Editing and Publishing, Dr. Christopher Schaberg, penned the article, "Quitting Academic Twitter" for Inside Higher Education this May.

The 2022 recipients are Chad Hill and Jonathan Andino Moncada!

This is a departmental award that emphasizes scholarship and research achievement in physics and is given by the faculty of the Physics Department as a token of confidence and encouragement.

The History and Philosophy Departments joined together to hold an awards ceremony for students in the department. Students Jesse Coleman, Allyssa Edwards, Franco Fuenes, Henry Glick, Delaney Harper, Jesse LeBouef, and Joeseph Pitre were awarded for their excellence as students, writers, and leaders. Faculty from both departments came together with friends and family of the awardees to express their support for the students. 

 

You can find photos taken by Dr. Justin Nystrom here.

The History and Philosophy Departments joined together to hold an awards ceremony for students in the department. Students Jesse Coleman, Allyssa Edwards, Franco Fuenes, Henry Glick, Delaney Harper, Jesse LeBouef, and Joeseph Pitre were awarded for their excellence as students, writers, and leaders. Faculty from both departments came together with friends and family of the awardees to express their support for the students. 

 

You can find photos taken by Dr. Justin Nystrom here.

The 2022 recipient is Bradley Kerkhof. 

This award is chosen by the faculty from the Department of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and Computer Science, and is awarded by the Dean of the College of Arts and SCiences.

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