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Airportness: The Nature of Flight
Book by Christopher Schaberg
Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Sep 21, 2017

Steven Gergen, ENVT ’16, is a Naturalist at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. Every day he has the opportunity to work in both of his fields: Environmental Science and Education. Gergen says, “It's thrilling to be able to engage with the public outdoors and to work in a field tied so closely with what I fell in love with studying at Loyola.”

Sydney Young, ENVA ’17, just finished two months of field work with a Syracuse University PhD student studying plant island biogeography at Clarks Hill Lake just north of Augusta, Georgia. Every day they went to locations on different islands to measure tree diameter, estimate shrub cover for the plots, and take soil samples. They also collected tea bags to measure decomposition rates and took photos of the canopy. She learned the statistics program R while assisting with data analysis.

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...

 

 

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.

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!

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).

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