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Achievements

Jonathan Tenney, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History, was recently recognized with an Outstanding U.S. Dissertation Prize by The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq for his work, “Life on the Bottom of Babylonian Society.”

Dr. Nystrom's book, New Orleans after the Civil War: Race, Politics, and a New Birth of Freedom will appear at the end of March, 2010 from the Johns Hopkins University Press and will debut at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in early April.

Vesna Milojevic has been chosen as a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) ambassador to Germany for 2009-2010. She will go to New York City for training and then travel around promoting study abroad opportunities in Germany. Vesna spent last year in Dortmund on a Loyola study abroad program.

A Festschrift has been published in honor of Fisher H. Humphreys. The book contains an essay by Professor Stephen J. Duffy, former head of the Loyola's master's program in religious studies. The book is dedicated in memoriam to Father Duffy.

Dr. Lawrence Lewis of the Psychology department received the 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is given by the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences. The award is given to a person recognized as having achieved a high standard of excellence in the classroom.

In Dr. Berendzen’s view, Horkheimer’s thought has been unjustly ignored relative to his contemporaries, and Dr. Berendzen is attempting to correct this error.

Gary Herbert, Professor of Philosophy is editor-in-chief of Human Rights Review and guest editor of Hobbes Studies, an international peer reviewed scholarly journal published by Brill.

Stacy Horn Koch '88 lives in New Orleans and is the mother of two boys. She is the executive director of Covenant House New Orleans, was recently voted one of the five finalists in an NBC special, "America's Favorite Mom."

Dr. Lynn Koplitz's undergraduate research group is currently synthesizing and characterizing crystals of pyridinium salts. Ultimately, their findings will be used in the fields of crystal engineering and supramolecular design.

Physics Alumna Stella von Meer attends the International Graduate Program in Medical Neurosciences at the Charite Medical University in Berlin.

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