Loyola at a Glance
October 26, 2007 Faculty/Staff Footnotes
Rick Yelton, director of the Loyola University Community Action Program (LUCAP), has been selected by Catholic Relief Services as one of twenty Fair Trade Ambassadors in the United States to serve a six-month term advocating CRS values of Fair Trade and Catholic Social Teaching. He attended a training session in Tucson, Arizona, during which he toured the facilities of CRS Fair Trade partner Café Justo in Mexico.
Michael Perlstein, mass communication visiting professor, sat on a panel for the IACP conference held in New Orleans, in October. The panel was called Criminal Justice Journalists: Why is Crime Increasing in Many Cities? More than 17,000 law enforcement professionals from across the country attended the conference. For more information, visit click here
Lynn Vogel Koplitz, Ph.D., Loyola University New Orleans professor of chemistry, received a $17,500 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a proposal entitled, “Trans-Atlantic Summer Program in Computational Chemistry for Undergraduates.” The planning grant provides funds for Koplitz, who is the principal investigator, and an undergraduate research student to travel to the University of Zurich in summer 2008 in order to do collaborative research.
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