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Dr. Paul Barnes was a contributor to a recent United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) publication titled, "Floral bullseyes and stratospheric ozone." The article discusses how the floral UV "bullseye" which guides pollinators to flowers could also help protect flowers from intensifyig solar UV radiation. Congratulation to Dr. Barnes and his colleagues! Click here to read the article.

The environment program's Dr. Paul Barnes, and mark tobler have recently contributed to a publication with Dr. Susanne Neugart, previously of the Loyola Biology department. The publication, titled, "Rapid adjustment in epidermal UV sunscreen: Comparison of optical measurement techniques and response to changing solar UV radiation conditions" was published in Physiologia Plantarum.  Click here to read the article. 

2019 Environmental Science Alum Dea Devlin has accepted a position with Americorps starting this September. She will be working for the Vermont government as an assistant water quality program coordinator. Congratulations Dea!

Dr. Hillary Eklund received the 2019 Monroe Kirk Spears Award from Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 for her Spring 2019 article, "Shakespeare's Littoral and the Dramas of Loss and Store." Read the winning piece here: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/725099

Dr. Leland Tabares and Dr. Sakinah Hofler will be joining the English faculty this fall as Visiting Assistant professors. Both professors are highly accomplished and published writers. Dr. Tabares' work centers on literature, labor, and racialization in contemporary American culture. Dr. Sakinah Hofler is a fiction writer, poet, and playwright who successfully defended her dissertation this spring at the University of Cincinnati where she was an Albert C. Yates Fellow.

We are so excited to welcome them both to the Department of English at Loyola University!

Loyola’s new student-run literary journal MERAKI has published its first edition! Meraki is a modern Greek term for what happens when you leave a piece of your soul, creativity, or love in your work. The journal includes visual arts and creative writing submissions from Loyola students. 

 

Check out this new journal here!

2019 ENVS Alum Anthony Rizzi has been busy exploring the Cenotes of Central America. 

2017 ENVB Alum Bryan Whittington has taken on a position as an animal care staffer at the Audubon zoo. Congratulations Bryan! 

To view a video of Bryan in action, click here.

2016 ENVT Alum Destiny Karash-Givens has taken on a new position at St. George's Episcopal School teaching 4th grade students. Congratulations Destiny, we hope you continue to find success! 

Aimee Thomas, the Environment Program's very own "Spider Woman" was recently featured on WGNO with Rosie the spider.

Click here to view the spot on the WGNO website. Congratulations Dr. Thomas! 

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