Week of Oct 7-13, 2018

Thursday 11 October

Psychological Sciences Colloquium

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Dr. Enrique Varela · revarela@loyno.edu

Location: Miller Hall 114

The Department of Psychological Sciences invites you to attend its Fall 2018 Colloquium Series.

Join us in welcoming guest speaker Dr. Jenny Silva Dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Drury University

Title of Talk:  Lessons Learned from the Joplin Tornado: An opportunity for undergraduate research

Description of Talk:
Dr. Silva Brown will discuss the psychosocial impact of the 2011 Joplin tornado and how current research is assessing the ways in which nature can be utilized to help communities recover from tragedy. She’ll also highlight the importance of research and getting involved with projects during your undergraduate career.

Food will be provided for those who attend! 

 

Environmental Roundtable: SWAMP WARS: THE FIGHT FOR THE ATCHAFALAYA BASIN

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Kimberly Kahn · kjkahn@loyno.edu · 5048652599

Location: Monroe Hall Room 610

Environmental Roundtables are facilitated discussions of important environmental issues, hosted by the Loyola University Environment Program. Facilitators include Environment Program students, faculty and guest hosts.

SWAMP WARS: THE FIGHT FOR THE ATCHAFALAYA BASIN 

Dean Wilson, founder and executive director of Atchafalaya Basinkeeper (ABK), will discuss this local NGO’s mission to protect and restore the swamps, lakes, rivers, streams and bayous of the Atchafalaya Basin for future generations, and its partnerships with regional to international NGOs such as the Waterkeeper Alliance. Mr. Wilson will also discuss some of ABK’s legal work, including past successes such as saving over half a million acres of cypress-tupelo swamps from deforestation and present projects including their efforts against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.  For more information go to: https://www.basinkeeper.org

Lunch will be provided!

Find more information on our website: http://cas.loyno.edu/environment/environmental-roundtable

For questions please contact Dr. Eric Hardy at emhardy@loyno.edu or Kimberly Kahn at kjkahn@loyno.edu. 

 

 

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