ESPN Sportscaster Michael Smith '01 co-hosts SC6 with Jemele Hill, who he recently worked with on ESPN2’s His & Hers, a daily sports discussion program that premiered in 2014 following the success of Hill and Smith’s podcast of the same name. They are the first African-American duo to host SportsCenter on a regular basis and their shows have launched a new conversational format for ESPN SportsCenter, discussing sports topics, news, culture and social issues.
English Professor Christopher Schaberg, co-editor of the Object Lessons book series, recently received $250,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of his essay and book project. Object Lessons explores the hidden lives of ordinary things.
The Physics department is excited to announce that the Loyola Student Physics Society Chapter has been recognized as "Distinguished" for the 3rd consecutive year. Students at the physics department at Loyola are among the most active on campus in terms of their involvement with research, commitment and participation in various outreach programs mainly aimed at energizing school kids towards science. They also participate in on-campus events such as the President's open house and the Monroe Rededication Ceremony.
JC Berendzen has won a Marquette Fellowship for his project in which he will argue that contrary to what is commonly held by scholars, the early 20th Century French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty does not reject the concept of mental representation. Representations are putative inner mental entities that convey information about elements of the external world. Because representation is a core concept in the contemporary study of the mind, Merleau-Ponty’s supposed anti-representationalism is taken to be a fringe view, and leads to his overall work being underappreciated. Berendzen's pr
Journalist Ylan Mui '02 is leaving The Washington Post to join CNBC, where she will be a Washington, D.C., correspondent.
Mui, who most recently served as the White House economic policy writer at The Washington Post, has covered the Federal Reserve, the economy, subprime lending, consumer finance, retail and education for The Post. She has covered international stories such as the Greek financial crisis and Great Britain's exit from the European Union as well as natural disasters such as the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina.
Dr. Barnes discussed climate change and the effects it could have on the world if it is ignored.
Professor Robert Verchick was interviewed by NPR's "All Things Considered" on an Alaskan Village, Citing Climate Change, Seeks Disaster Relief In Order To Relocate.
Anthony Rizzi reported on his visit in Baton Rouge at the Public Hearing on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.
April 12th, 6pm – Galvez Building 602 N. 5th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
The Public Hearing on the proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline conducted by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District
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 reviews 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.