The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award recognizes outstanding students who participate in community service projects and who exemplify the principles, standards and ideology of King.
Dr. Roger White, vice provost and associate professor, was part of a lecture and panel discussion held at Loyola University in February 2009 on Balkan Art and Politics on Both Sides of the Serbian/Kosovo Border.
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.
Award winning television executive producer, Victor J. Montilla, A'98 is the president of the Puerto Rico Corporation of Public Broadcasting.
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.
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.