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Classical Studies graduate Connor Kelly ('20) received an M.A. degree in Museum Studies from Syracuse University. 

Classical Studies professor, Dr. Wayne Rupp, was elected President of the Louisiana Classical Association in 2022.

Photo by Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune


Congratulations to our Loyola Psychological Sciences alum Erika Rajo, '09 for being apart of the Gambit's 40 Under 40 class of 2022 list. She is currently the director of the University Medical Center Trauma Recovery Clinic and co-director of the Spirit of Charity Trauma Center Psychiatry Research Unit in New Orleans. 

Zach Dowling, who received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Loyola University New Orleans in 2021, has received a Fulbright Fellowship. 

Dr. Mark Fernandez was featured as a guest on a new podcast called "No Root, No Fruit" which explores the history of folk and Americana music. The episode is "Woody Guthrie: Dust Bowl Ballads," which explores Woody Guthrie's album of the same name. He was recommended for the show by the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma as they consider him to be one of their top researchers. To listen to the podcast episode, click here!

Catch Dr. Bob and Dr. Aimée Thomas on their new podcast "The Southern Naturalist" with Louisiana PBS. The series follows their exploration of wild areas of Louisiana and their conversations with fellow scientists and naturalists along the way.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

Environmental Law chair Rob Verchick has launched a new podcast called "Connect the Dots." He hosts engaging and accessible discussions with top policy experts, helping listeners relate new developments in climate change to real issues in their lives.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

The Department of History's own Dr. Lauren Doughty spoke with a local news channel, Fox 8, about Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom's Platinum Jubilee. Dr. Doughty was chosen for her expertise in British History. You can watch the interview here! 

Dr. Silverstein and recent psychology graduate Angélica Pagán attended the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico in June 2022. Angélica presented three posters on COVID-19 safety guideline adherence, telemental health outcomes by race/ethnicity, and the impact of financial strain on mental health during the pandemic using her senior thesis data. Dr.

On May 17, 2022, Dr. Elizabeth Watkins gave the keynote address at Country Day's Humanities Capstone Conference. She spoke to the entire upper school at Metairie Park Country Day, at least 225 students, and stayed around afterwards to answer more questions the students had. Three of the students pictured here are joining the Wolf Pack this coming fall!


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