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Loyola University New Orleans College of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation May 11, 2018

Congratulations to our Environmental students that received awards at this years Honors Convocation ceremony.  

The Environment Program 

Hope Clark, ENVS won the Most Outstanding Environment Major Service Award - given to an environment major for excellence in service.

Adrienne Ingram, ENVB won the Most Outstanding Environment Major Research Award - given to an environment major for excellence in research. 

Loyola University New Orleans Journalism Senior Sidney Holmes, a former editor of The Maroon and Executive Producer of The Maroon Minute, was recently selected as one of three graduating seniors from Hearst Television to serve as the 2018-19 Fred Young Hearst Television Producing Fellows.

Hearst Fellows spend 10-weeks at a Hearst Television station learning from leaders and working on projects to help start their career in newscast producing. After completing the program, fellows are offered a full-time producing position with a Hearst Television station. 

Twelve students participated in a new project-based bioinformatics course

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.  

 

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.

Annalisa Sega (BIOL ’17) will be attending the University of Central Florida College of Medicine to pursue a medical degree in August 2018. There, she will be participating in the Focused Inquiry and Research Experience(FIRE) Program, and developing her interests in maternal and neonatal medicine.

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.

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.

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