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Achievements

MCJ and BCJ alum Nicole Powell was recently recognized with the International Association of Police Chief's Police under 40 award.

For more information click the link below.

http://www.policechiefmagazine.org/iacp-40-40-award-2017/?ref=394cb8673b...

Lydia Voigt, William E. Thornton, Leo G. Barrile and Dee Wood Harper. (2017). Why Violence? Leading Questions Regarding the Conceptualization and Reality of Violence in Society. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

For more information click the link below.

http://www.cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781611637793/Why-Violence-Second-Ed...

 

Patrick Klena (magna cum laude, 2016) has entered the Graduate Program in Philosophy at St. Louis University. While at Loyola, Patrick received the Guy Lemieux S.J. award for his outstanding work as a philosophy major, and his senior thesis ("John Duns Scotus on the Problem of Individuation") was recognized by the University Honors Program as the Best Humanities honors thesis of his year. At St. Louis, Patrick intends to pursue his interest in ancient and medieval philosophy. The Department wishes him great success in his future studies!

Dr. Arnaldo Vargas gave invited talks in the meeting “Antiproton physics in the ELENA Era” organized by the Royal Society of London in Sept. 2017. He was also given the honor of being the first speaker at the “International Conference on Exotic Atoms and Related Topics” held by the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Sept. 2017.

Drs. Frailing and Harper's new book, Toward a Criminology of Disaster: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out, has been nominated for the 2018 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Outstanding Book Award. 

For more information click the link below.

http://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9781137469137

 

Philosophy major Tara Malay ('16) will be teaching middle school in Finland this fall. Tara will be helping to instruct children in home economics, English, history, social studies, Swedish, and biology at the Viitaniemen koulu (Viitaniemi school). Tara is also continuing to work on her master's degree in applied linguistics at University of Jyväskylä. Congratulations, Tara!

In 2016, a bilingual edition of 3 of Spanish dramatist José Moreno Arenas' plays was published by Editorial Gestos. Dr. Eileen Doll translated the plays into English, and wrote the introductions (in English and in Spanish):  A Rude Trilogy (Begging Your Pardon). Trilogía grosera (con perdón).

Philosophy major Raechel Stewart (class of 2017) begins law school at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey this fall. Raechel, a valued Ethics Bowl alumna, plans to focus on environmental law.

The Times-Picayune published an article on the S&WB's crumbling water system is part of a national problem: Opinion by Dr. Eric Hardy

Eric M. Hardy teaches in both the History Department and the Environment Program at Loyola University. His current book project is "Atlanta's Water Wars: Technocracy, Racial Politics, and Environmental Activism, 1945-2005."

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