Congratulations, Shannon! The committee for the Monroe Library Student Research Contest has selected Shannon's research project, "Impact of Urban Park Management on Ground Dwelling Spider Communities" as the winner in the senior thesis category for this year's contest. This award comes with a $200 prize. The committee enjoyed reading both her research process and her finished paper -- fantastic work!
Department of English alumna Rosalind “Rosie” Seidel credits many of her career achievements to the importance of networking and working internships. She also encourages students to go off-campus and explore New Orleans whenever possible.
Students Tamera and Tia Blackstone of New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School partnered with Dr.
ENVA Professor Dr. Philip Bucolo is an aquatic biologist and a visiting assistant professor at Loyola University. He appeared in an article in The New Orleans Advocate about an acidic lake atop a gypsum pile in Convent, LA. The article is titled "Risk falling for potential environmental disaster from slipping waste pile, Mosaic officials say" by David Mitchell. In the article, Dr. Bucolo gave insight into how high acidity levels would impact freshwater plants.
Dr. Paul Barnes recently published a new article on Desert Decomposition. Click Here to read the article.
Biology's administrative assistant Mona Wolfe received the Coadjutor Optimus Award for demonstrating service above that required or expected and for representing Loyola's commitment to its Jesuit values.
Dr. Lydia Voigt, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, has recently published an article in the Journal of National Collegiate Honors Council (JNCHC) entitled: “Linking Academic Excellence and Social Justice through Community Based Participatory Research” (2018, Vol. 19, No. 1: 68-83).
Formal citation: Voigt, Lydia. 2018. Linking academic excellence and social justice through community based participatory research. Journal of National Collegiate Honors Council (JNCHC). Vol.19, No.1, Spring/Summer, 68-83
Professor Patricia Dorn is a contributing author on the description of a new species of kissing bug, with a mouthful of a name, Triatoma huehuetenanguensis
Associate Professor of Philosophy Jonathan Peterson enters his second semester as Chair of the Faculty Senate this January, helping to guide Loyola at any especially important time in its history.
Danielle Belmont, senior majoring in Spanish and Sociology, and minoring in Latin American Studies, has been selected to work with Teach for America beginning in Fall 2019. She will be teaching elementary special education in the greater New Orleans area. ¡Enhorabuena, Danielle! We are so proud of you!