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November 16, 2007 Faculty/Staff Footnotes

Sara Butler, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, was awarded the Sutherland Prize for 2007 for her article, “Degrees of Culpability: Suicide Verdicts, Mercy, and the Jury in Medieval England,” in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies in the spring of 2006 in LHR 23:2. The Sutherland Prize is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Sutherland Prize Committee, to the person or persons who wrote the best article on English legal history published in the previous year.
 

Former Loyola Physics Professor Henry A. Garon’s new book, The Cosmic Mystique, is on sale at the Loyola bookstore and at The Catholic Bookstore. It was also awarded third place by the Catholic Press Association in their category of best books on Theology for 2007. It is presently being translated into Polish by a Jesuit publishing house in Poland.
 

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D., associate professor of mass communication, has just celebrated her second year as a host on the “Writer’s Forum” of WRBH, 88.3 FM, New Orleans, a radio station for the blind and print handicapped. On the program, Alexander has interviewed authors such as Walter Isaacson, Debbie Macomber, Bebe Moore Campbell, and Jill Connner Browne, the Sweet Potato Queen. “Writer’s Forum” is heard Saturdays at 7:30 a.m., repeated Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., at 88.3 FM or online at wrbh.org
 

Craig S. Hood, Ph.D., professor and chairperson of the department of biological sciences, presented an invited departmental seminar in the Department of Biological Sciences, Southeastern Louisiana University, entitled, “The Fragmented Landscape: Factors Shaping Biodiversity and Ecology of Bats in Southeast Louisiana.”
 

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