Six years after his graduation from Loyola University New Orleans, Chemist Gregory R. Choppin '49 and three other chemists discovered chemical element 101, which they named Mendelevium.
In June, English alumna Claire Keegan was awarded the 2009 Davy Byrnes Irish Writing Award.
In 2001, Skelly McCay, double major in Philosophy and English, was awarded a British Marshall Scholarship. In Fall 2001 Mr. McCay entered the graduate program in philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. Currently, Skelly is entering his third year at Tulane Law School.
Michael Juge graduated with a specialization in World Religions. He has completed his M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas.
Through the summer and the fall Dr. Gnuse's primary energy was spent on generating a book manuscript entitled, No Tolerance for Tyrants: The Biblical Assault on Kings and Kingship.
Physics faculty Armin Kargol published a paper "Test of nonequilibrium kinetic focusing of ion channels" (with K. Kabza) in journal "Physical Biology".
Dr. Robbie Castleman is an Associate Professor at John Brown University. She earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Religious Studies from Loyola University, where she graduated summa cum laude.
Judge Tiffany Gautier Chase was elected to Division A of Orleans Parish Civil District Court in May 2007. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Loyola University and her Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law.
2009 graduate Jaqueline Nuila was recently hired in Washington DC to work with in the Recruitment division at Management Systems International.
Van Pham completed her doctorate at the Catholic University of America.