Michael Juge graduated with a specialization in World Religions. He has completed his M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas.
Six years after his graduation from Loyola University New Orleans, Chemist Gregory R. Choppin '49 and three other chemists discovered chemical element 101, which they named Mendelevium.
Emily Drabek, a May'09 physics graduate, started working as a research assistant at Fermilab.
In June, English alumna Claire Keegan was awarded the 2009 Davy Byrnes Irish Writing Award.
Since its first grants in 1989 the Clare Boothe Luce Program has become the single most significant source of private support for women in science, mathematics and engineering.
Constance Mui, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, was invested with the Rev. Youree Watson, S.J., Distinguished Professorship in Arts and Sciences.
Alex was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana and transferred to Loyola in 2006. He graduated summa cum laude from the University Honors Program in 2009 with a B.A. in Philosophy and Classical Humanities. While at Loyola he completed his senior thesis, titled “Is Hegel a Strong Individuational Holist,” under the direction of Dr. Berendzen. His main philosophical interests include Hegel and German Idealism, philosophy of mind, and the nature of concepts and conceptual content. He is particularly interested in the intersection of these three. These interests have led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Chicago.
John P. Clark, Ph.D., Gregory F. Curtin Distinguished Professor in Humane Letters and Professions, was awarded the Loyola University New Orleans 2008 Dux Academicus Award
Kevin Rabalais is co-editor of Novel Voices, conversations with award-winning American writers and winner of the Eaton Literary Award.
Barbara Ewell has published on various topics: Michael Drayton, Kate Chopin, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, southern literature, Louisiana women writers, and most recently, an anthology, Southern Local Color: Tales of Region, Race and Gender.