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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."

"UV Screening in Native and Non-native Plant Species in the Tropical Alpine: Implications for Climate Change-Driven Migration of Species to Higher Elevations."

"UV Screening in Native and Non-native Plant Species in the Tropical Alpine: Implications for Climate Change-Driven Migration of Species to Higher Elevations."

Iris Lopez and Brianna Jancuska accompanied Dr. Evan Zucker to Ranchería Josefa Ortiz de Dominquez located near the town of Balancán, Tabasco, in southeastern México, on the banks of the Usumacinta River, for a 3-week study of black howling monkeys during July 2017. There, one group of monkeys, containing one adult male, three adult females, one juvenile female, and one infant male, was observed. This group inhabited a forest fragment about 1.5 miles from the field station where the researchers lived, so walking at least 6 miles per day was typical.

Brittney Esie (class of 2016), an Ethics Bowl alumna and a Loyola graduate with a minor in philosophy, will begin working on her Juris Doctorate degree at Louisiana State University's Paul L. Herbert Law Center this fall. Brittney received a scholarship paying for 90% of her costs. Congratulations, Brittney! 

Dr. Erin Dupuis, Associate Professor in Psychological Sciences, published a chapter in the recently released Sage Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. The chapter titled, "Acquaintance Rape" covers definition issues, prevalence, and factors related to victims and perpetrators.

BioBlitz New Orleans City Park

A BioBlitz, also known as a biological inventory or biological census, is an event or intense period of surveying that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.

 

Drs. Frailing and Harper's new book, Toward a Criminology of Disaster: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out, ties together numerous theories to provide a cutting edge explanation of criminology of disaster. It draws on detailed examples of a range of disaster-related criminological activities and provides a systematic investigation into crime in the wake of a disaster.

For more information click the link below.

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

Rising Junior Audrey O'Connell (Graphic Design major & Spanish minor) received one of only Spirit Cultural Exchange merit-based scholarships in 2017 to take part in a 2-4 week volunteering project in Ecuador through Fundación Bolívar Education Volunteer Program.  She will live with a host family and do volunteer work while learning more about Ecuador and its culture and languages.

¡Felicitaciones, Audrey!

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