Congratulations to the 2018-19 recipients of the Philosophy Department awards (from left to right) Margaret O'Connell, Grant Dufrene, Dea Devlin, and Emily Ortiz. Well deserved!
Andrew has worked in the Thomas lab in a research capacity since his freshman year. First as a volunteer assistant on other projects, then eventually co-developing projects to finally, developing his own novel research based on his interests in the environment, dragonflies and aquatic systems.
Congratulations to the Biology Honors Students for their hard work. Extra applause goes to Arden LaGrone and Julia Racine in receiving awards for their research. (L-R: Kyle Cleveland, Arden LaGrone, Julia Racine, Robert Mipro, Kayla Noto and Kristen Williams.)
Dr. Thomas has surpassed what it means to teach with excellence. In the classroom, she strives to provide students with content in a manner that is both engaging and easy to understand. She has pioneered many courses, including BioInquiry and Foundations of Environmental Science that include curriculums designed to adequately prepare first-year students with the skills essential to a career in science.
Shannon is a student, a scholar and a selfless person.
Philosophy Professor Dr. Joel MacClellan defends axiological extensionalism in a chapter of forthcoming book, Ethical Diets and Animal Ethics — Beyond Extensionism, which will be part of the Springer International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics.
At the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, held the first weekend of April, 2019, Political Science senior Mallory Dickerson presented a paper titled, "Held to a Higher Standard: The Electoral Implications of Gendered Perceptions of U.S. Representatives’ Competence and Ideological Distance," and sophomore Grace Quisenberry presented a paper titled,"Why are the Non-voting U.S. House Delegates Effective Legislators?" each co-authored with Dr. Sean Cain.
On March 22, 2019, Dr. Eileen Doll was invested with the Provost Distinguished Professorship I. This award was established in 1997 through a beneficiary donation by Loyola faculty member Prof. Keith Jacobs.
Congratulations, Dr. Doll!