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As a sergeant of Deputy Superintendent Rannie Mushatt’s staff, Sergeant Powell’s main role is a liaison between the Investigation and Support Bureau and the Public Integrity Bureau. Sergeant Powell’s responsibilities include assigning, tracking and monitoring all internal investigations. She assists in the conduct of disciplinary hearings, preparing vital notifications and pertinent paperwork. She also review​s staffing requirements, court attendance, policy compliance and training.

Mary Kate Andrepont, a political science major in the University Honors Program, was one of only two students elected this year to be members of the National Collegiate Honors Council Board of Trustees.  

On December 1, 2016, Patricia Boyett, the Director of Loyola's Women's Resource Center led a group of faculty and students to De La Salle High School in New Orleans as part of an educational celebration of Malala Yousafzai, the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

The Foundations in Environmental Science and BioInquiry Poster Session. Held on Thursday, December 8,2016 on the 4th floor in Monroe Hall from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. There will be 20 research posters being presented by teams of students enrolled in these courses. The topics range from water chemistry in local aquatic systems and greenhouse plant growth to arthritis in humans.

Link to the photo gallery here.

Dave Vumbaco is a former student of Loyola University New Orleans Physics Department and is currently pursuing his PhD in Cell Biology and Anatomy and Neuroscience from Louisiana State University Health and Science Center. 

"Walking It Off"

Post-election reflections from the Sleeping Bear Dunes
By Christopher Schaberg | Dec 1 2016


Loyola's Ethics Bowl team competed in the 2016 Texas Regional Championship and won all three of its matches. Overall, Loyola placed 6th among 24 college teams from Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas - narrowly missing a berth at the National Championship early next year. This fall's team was composed of students Thanh Mai, Oanh Nguyen, Emily Ortiz, Emily Polvado, Liam Sheridan, Rula Thabata and coaches Brittney Esie (a recent Loyola alumna), Joel MacClellan (philosophy), and Leonard Kahn (philosophy). Learn more about the team here

Alumna Taylor Burns (BS '15)

Environmental Science graduate Taylor Burns co-authored an article called “Threshold effects of habitat fragmentation on fish diversity at landscapes scales” which was published in Ecology, 97(8), 2016, pp. 2157-2166. Click on the link to see the whole article

Jury out on Trump plan — 'politically naive' or 'creative'? 

Arianna Skibell, E&E News reporter
Published: Friday, November 11, 2016

A top priority for President-elect Donald Trump is a highly contentious regulatory reform plan that is receiving mixed support from veteran regulators.


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