Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., and Rosalie Anderson, Ph.D., recently received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Shawn M. Donnelley, A'91, was named to Crain's Chicago Business Magazine's "Top 40 Under 40," an annual listing of men and women who've made it to the top of their fields before celebrating their 40th birthday.
Sarah Anne Hedges is a Peace Corps trainee in Mozambique and will work on the Health & HIV/AIDS Capacity Building Project.
Jonathan Kurtz and Nick de la Rua presented results of their research on Chagas disease at the 57th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Governer Bobby Jindal appointed political science major David Zoller to the Louisiana Governor's Advisory Board of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Zoller will serve as a youth worker for the governor's advisory board.
Samuel Burgess '98 coauthored two grant applications to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Both of the grants have been funded. The grants, totaling more than 2 million dollars, will fund HIV prevention efforts in Louisiana communities disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald '91 is the chair of the department of Linguistics & TESOL at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Sean C. O'Keefe '77 was named GE's new vice president, Washington Operations for GE Aviation, a business within GE Infrastructure. Prior to joining GE, he was the chancellor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La.
Chauntis T. Jenkins, A'95, was a recipient of the 2008 CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award. CityBusiness recognized approximately 50 lawyers for their community and legal contributions.
Eli oversees all sports-related programming and operations for the network. In addition, he is responsible for leading the strategic domestic growth and integration of the department's emerging platforms, while securing new and innovative ways to evolve the Telemundo Sports brand.