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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.

Adrienne Ingram has been awarded a Magis Grant to support her research on the effects of canopy closure on imperiled Okaloosa darters.

The Society for the History of Technology is dedicated to the historical study of technology and its relations with politics, economics, labor, business, the environment, public policy, science, and the arts. SHOT is an international organization that actively works to foster a stronger global community for the study of the history of technology and to support a worldwide network of scholars in this field. We welcome as members people from any country who are interested in the history of technology, broadly defined.

Late Nights at Loyola - Solving Mysteries with Science.

BioBlitz New Orleans City Park #2

A BioBlitz, also known as a biological inventory or biological census, is an event or intense period of surveying that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.

Paul W. Barnes (editor)

New Orleans, August–October 2017.

A moment of reflection

In New Orleans, summer is a time when life generally slows down as the heat, humidity and afternoon thunderstorms settle in and it becomes less than comfortable to pursue vigorous outdoor activities. Thus, in this part of the world, summer is a good time to relax, eat and drink good food and beverages, and ponder (Figure 1.1). 

Edward Schneider, ENVA ‘16, As I slipped on the algae hugging the concrete banks of Bayou Saint John, flooding my chest waders to obtain a water sample for bacterial analysis, I thought to myself "I sure hope this pays off." Lo and behold, the efforts I made towards my senior capstone project which involved sampling beach, bayou and drinking water set me in a comfortable position when

Airportness: The Nature of Flight
Book by Christopher Schaberg
Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Sep 21, 2017

Sydney Young, ENVA ’17, just finished two months of field work with a Syracuse University PhD student studying plant island biogeography at Clarks Hill Lake just north of Augusta, Georgia. Every day they went to locations on different islands to measure tree diameter, estimate shrub cover for the plots, and take soil samples. They also collected tea bags to measure decomposition rates and took photos of the canopy. She learned the statistics program R while assisting with data analysis.


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