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Steven Gergen, ENVT ’16, is a Naturalist at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. Every day he has the opportunity to work in both of his fields: Environmental Science and Education. Gergen says, “It's thrilling to be able to engage with the public outdoors and to work in a field tied so closely with what I fell in love with studying at Loyola.”

The Times-Picayune published an article on the S&WB's crumbling water system is part of a national problem: Opinion by Dr. Eric Hardy

Eric M. Hardy teaches in both the History Department and the Environment Program at Loyola University. His current book project is "Atlanta's Water Wars: Technocracy, Racial Politics, and Environmental Activism, 1945-2005."

"UV Screening in Native and Non-native Plant Species in the Tropical Alpine: Implications for Climate Change-Driven Migration of Species to Higher Elevations."

BioBlitz New Orleans City Park

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.

At this year's 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation Dr. Paul Barnes received the Excellence in Research Award - which is presented to faculty who have demonstrated consistent superiority in scholarship and in publication of books, articles, creative endeavors, and conference presentations. 

Melanie Sferrazza, Environmental Science Senior received two awards at Loyola Honors Convocation. The Most Outstanding Environment Major Research Award and The Most Outstanding Environment Major Service Award. Congratulations! 

The Environment Program would like to congratulate Adrienne Ingram, Environmental Science major, on receiving The Center for Environmental Communication Outstanding Student Award.  

The Environment Program would like to congratulate Raechel Stewart, an Environmental minor, on receiving The Rev. Alvin J. Holloway, S.J. Award for Excellence in Philosophy Pre-Law at Honors Convocation this year. 

Destiny Karash-Givens, ENVT ’16, will travel to Israel this summer to teach English to elementary-aged students through a program that addresses education inequality by providing underprivileged Israeli students with the opportunity to learn English. She will then travel to Taiwan to teach English and Science during the 2017-18 academic year.  Destiny says she wouldn’t have even thought to push herself on these journeys if it wasn’t for her experience and education at Loyola University. She cannot wait to go experience new cultures and continue to set the world on fire!

Loyola University New Orleans Welcomes Leading Environmental Researcher from Stanford University

(New Orleans – March 17, 2017) Loyola University New Orleans welcomes Dr. Robert Jackson of Stanford University next week for a comprehensive lecture on the environmental footprint of hydraulic fracturing. Jackson will educate Loyola and guests on the effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” on the climate and water quality.

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