Two Degrees Beyond Safe
Twelve students participated in a new project-based bioinformatics course
Adrienne Ingram, H. Jelks, B. Tate, and Frank Jordan. Effects of riparian canopy cover on imperiled Okaloosa Darters (Etheostoma okaloosae). Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Fisheries Society in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. May 2018. Won second best student poster award.
Andrew Harper received the “Outstanding Junior Student Leader” award 2017-2018. This award is presented to a member of the Junior class for exceptional performance in demonstrating leadership on campus.
Actress, author and entrepreneur Rhonda Shear, a member of the Loyola University class of 1977, will be inducted in the Mass Communication Den of Distinction on May 11.
The induction will be held in conjunction with the school’s annual senior reception Friday, May 11 in the Communications/Music complex on St. Charles Avenue.
Drs. Rosalie Anderson and Phil Bucolo participated in Power Ties which is a career awareness program that connects professional from various career backgrounds with 8th grade students at area New Orleans public schools to talk about career readiness and business etiquette. The project is overseen by the Young Leadership Council (YLC). Drs. Anderson and Bucolo hosted Samuel J. Green Charter School on March 2nd and Langston Hughes Academy on April 6th from 9:00 a.m.
Dr. Paul W. Barnes, J.H. Mullahy Endowed Chair in Environmental Biology, and Dr. Susanne Neugart, Postdoctoral Researcher in Biology, recently attended a network meeting of the International Association of Plant UV Research (UV4Plants) held in Bled, Slovenia from April 15-18. Scientists and students from 20 countries (mostly in Europe) attended this conference to learn about recent research aimed at better understanding how ultraviolet radiation in sunlight influences plants and ecosystems. Dr.
Late Nights at Loyola was awarded Outstanding Student Program 2017-18. This award is given in recognition of outstanding student leadership in the successful implementation of one time or repeated campus programming that promotes the mission of Loyola University New Orleans.