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Dr. Paul W. Barnes, J.H. Mullahy Endowed Chair in Environmental Biology, recently attended a meeting of the UNEP Environmental Effects Assessment Panel in Malaga, Spain from February 13-21, 2018 to prepare a quadrennial report on the environmental effects of ozone depletion and climate change.  Dr.

Dr. Armin Kargol, Professor of Physics and the Chair of the Physics Department, has received the 2018 University Senate Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was also recognized for his teaching in 2015 when he received the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences Excellence in Teaching award.

80 high school students networked and learned from leading journalism educators at Louisiana Journalism Education Association’s annual conference and the annual Tom Bell Silver Scribe Contest hosted by the Loyola School of Mass Communication in February 2018.

Attending the conference on Thursday, Feb 1 2018, students learned from leading journalists — and heard the results of a recent JEA writing competition, in which Luc Herbet from St.Paul’s School was announced as the top journalism student in the state, winning a full tuition scholarship to Loyola.

Dr. Martin McHugh was interviewed on WDSU TV Morning News about the "blue moon" phenomenon occurring on Wednesday, January 31 in the morning hours.

Loyola Physics students Anna Smith, Kennedi Turner, Ariel Hall, and Sandrine Ferrans attended the annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, CUWiP, held in Jacksonville, Fl, in January 2018.

Professor and Loyola Chair of Environmental Communication Bob Thomas appeared Saturday, Jan. 28 in "Christmas trees come to the rescue in coastal Louisiana," an evening news feature on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, the most-watched evening newscast in America. 

Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Henne, Director of the Latin American Studies Program, who has received the Marquette Fellowship for summer 2018 to further his research and scholarship.

¡Enhorabuena!

Dra. Josefa Salmón received the Dux Academicus award at the January 2018 President's Convocation. This is the highest faculty award presented by Loyola University New Orleans. It is given to honor her achievements in scholarship, teaching, and service.

Attached is her speech from the acceptance of the award at the Convocation.

¡Felicidades, Dra. Salmón! A well-deserved honor!

Stephanie MacClellan (Spanish 2016) recently received approved status to be a Fully-Accredited Immigration Representative for immigration cases on behalf of Catholic Charities New Orleans. Stephanie can now represent low-income immigrants before an immigration judge, and in asylum cases. ¡Felicitaciones, Stephanie! Estamos muy orgullosos de ti.

 

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