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Achievements

Dra. Josefa Salmón received the Dux Academicus award at the January 2018 President's Convocation. This is the highest faculty award presented by Loyola University New Orleans. It is given to honor her achievements in scholarship, teaching, and service.

Attached is her speech from the acceptance of the award at the Convocation.

¡Felicidades, Dra. Salmón! A well-deserved honor!

Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Henne, Director of the Latin American Studies Program, who has received the Marquette Fellowship for summer 2018 to further his research and scholarship.

¡Enhorabuena!

Stephanie MacClellan (Spanish 2016) recently received approved status to be a Fully-Accredited Immigration Representative for immigration cases on behalf of Catholic Charities New Orleans. Stephanie can now represent low-income immigrants before an immigration judge, and in asylum cases. ¡Felicitaciones, Stephanie! Estamos muy orgullosos de ti.

 

"Vectors of diversity: Genome wide diversity across the geographic range of the Chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiata sensu lato (Hemiptera: Reduviddae)." To read the complete paper click here.

Lydia Voigt, William E. Thornton, Leo G. Barrile and Dee Wood Harper. (2017). Why Violence? Leading Questions Regarding the Conceptualization and Reality of Violence in Society. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

For more information click the link below.

 

http://www.cap-press.com/books/isbn/9781611637793/Why-Violence-Second-Ed...

A Gilman Scholarship enables American students to gain proficiency in diverse languages and cultures, skills that are critically important to their academic and career development.  To learn more about the Gilman International Scholarship Program click here

Congratulations to our Environment Program students on winning this prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during spring 2017-2018. For more details click here.

Congratulations to our Philosophy Students on winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program!

Students will begin their studies abroad next semester thanks to this wonderful opportunity.

"The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

¡Felicitaciones, Annie! This year, the Young Alumni Pack recognized Annie McBride as the 2017 Young Alumna of the Year. Annie graduated with a Spanish major (2007), went on to Law School, and is quite a success!

Read about her honor here.

¡Felicitaciones a 3 de nuestros estudiantes! These Spanish minors and Latin American Studies major received the prestigious Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Ecuador. The competition is national, so we are very proud of you!

Michael Pashkevich, a biology graduate of 2017, was awarded the Gates Cambridge scholarship to Cambridge for his ongoing research on spiders and arachnids. He told us he owes much to Loyola's education and values. See full article here.

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