Featured Student of the Month, Vairleene Einstein ’22 is making an impact through her research assisting Dr. Thomas on the Mirabeau Water Garden Project, where a water garden is being built in the Gentilly Neighborhood utilizing green infrastructure methods.
Dr. Thomas and Dr. Hardy have joined scientists from Jean Lafitte and LSU to help clean up and collect data on the nurdles that spilled in the Mississippi river at the beginning of August. They were also joined by Loyola students Katie Rompf, Walt Ramsey, and Stephanie Oblena.
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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.
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The Loyola University New Orleans Environment students have been working hard the past few years to enhance their on-campus curriculum through their capstone experiences. To earn a degree from the Environment Program, each student must complete a project which further develops their skills as a scholar. Some choose an internship where the practical experience usually involves service-learning with a community, government, tourism, or non-government organization. Others choose research that involves novel ideas developed through data collection or library study. These experiences often p
The Most Outstanding Environment Major Research Award - given to an Environment student for excellence in research for your natural history studies on the brown widow spider. We look forward to seeing how you use your degree to make a difference in the environment sector.
The Most Outstanding Environment Major Service Award - given to an Environment student for excellence in service to the program, for all of your work over the years with Late Nights at Loyola, DSAC rep, volunteer work in the community, and all of the other great work you have done during
The Most Outstanding Environment Major Service Award - given to an Environment student for excellence in service to the program, for all of your work over the years during your time at Loyola. We look forward to seeing how you use your degree to make a difference in the environment sector.
I recently transitioned into an Ecologist position within my company, Arcadis. I am doing wetland delineation, environmental impact surveys, and writing reports for the DOT concerning the environmental/ecological impact of infrastructure expansion in Georgia. Arcadis subsidizes higher education and I intend to pursue my Masters and potentially a PhD in the coming years. It’s an exciting opportunity and my education at Loyola has helped me find my way here.
Earned, not given.
I graduated as a US Coast Guardsman and I couldn’t be happier! Next stop: USCGC Petrel in San Diego!
Mariana Kendall, ENVB ’20, is studying the effects of the removal of invasive water hyacinth with the use of the herbicide 2,4-D on aquatic macroinvertebrate communities that live on the