LaACES balloon flight project provides a unique opportunity for those who want to participate in a team project and learn basic electronics, programming, interfacing. Two Loyola student teams will build balloon payloads to measure various properties such as temperature and pressure during flight. At the end of the project, participating students will have a paid trip to the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) in Texas.
Courtney Graves, 2018 graduate with a double major in Latin American Studies and Strategic Communications/Public Relations, was awarded a prestigious Fulbright research grant to Brazil. Her research will study women's networking. Congratulations, Courtney! We are so proud of you!
More information in the summer edition of Loyno Magazine, p. 6
Many recent department graduates are continuing their work in philosophy this fall.
The Magis Awards are in and we congratulate Best Buddies for winning Student Organization of the Year, and graduating senior, Abby Perez (BIOL '20) for winning the Rev. James Carter, S.J. Award for Outstanding Leadership.
Phil Bucolo was selected for the CAS Excellence in Teaching Award for 2020. Congratulations, Phil! This photo is of Dr. Phil Bucolo summiting Mt Fuji, Japan in 2010.
Dr. Don Hauber was selected for the CAS Excellence in Service Award for 2020! Congratulations, Don!
The Department of Biological Sciences participated in the collection and donation of PPE for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. These donations included gloves, face shields, masks, and gowns to the Tulane School of Medicine (uptown donation location).
Environment & Biology professor Frank Jordan and students Dahlia Martinez and Tori Rodrigues '22 ENVB coauthored a paper on the discovery of non-native swamp eels in Bayou St. John, New Orleans.
Check it out here!
John Tarpey (BIOL '20) is a co-awardee of the Rev. John H.