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Meet the newest NAS faculty and administrators

September 10, 2021

The Natural and Applied Sciences division is excited to introduce the newest faculty and administrators joining the sciences for the 2021-22 academic year. They bring to Loyola a wealth of experience, inspirational energy, and passion for education. Be sure to say hello and welcome when you see them on campus!

"Our Future is Now" - A Climate Change Essay

February 4, 2021

Francesca Minicozzi (class of 2021) is a Writing/Biology major who plans to study medicine after graduation. She wrote this essay on climate change for WR 355/Travel Writing, which she took while studying abroad in Newcastle in spring 2020.

Loyola’s University Innovation Fellows Attend Regional Meetup

December 14, 2019

The first weekend of November, two of Loyola University Maryland’s University Innovation Fellows (UIFs), Emily Cebulski (2018 cohort) and Jenna Bower (2019 cohort), attended a regional meetup at James Madison University in Virginia. They returned to campus energized with fresh ideas for continuing to build a culture of innovation at Loyola. Read more about Emily and Jenna’s experience.

Loyola student advocates for environmental justice in Baltimore

October 24, 2019

Madeline Fischer, class of 2020, wrote the following essay for WR 301: Writing about Science. In late 2017, Maddy attended a “toxic tour” of Baltimore, which was arranged by Dr. Elizabeth Dahl, Associate Professor of Chemistry. The tour took students through some of South Baltimore’s distressed neighborhoods, revealing that some of our city’s poor and low-income residents have no choice but to live side-by-side with industrial pollution.

Physics Professor shares view on Science in America

December 3, 2018

Loyola University Maryland Physics Professor Joe Ganem’s op-ed “America’s Love-Hate Relationship with Science” published in Scientific American explores the paradox of corporate and political America’s attack on science and simultaneous push for STEM education.

UIF Silicon Valley Meetup 2018 Recap

March 23, 2018

The second cohort of Loyola University Innovation Fellows attended the UIF Silicon Valley Meetup from March 15-19, 2018. Learn more about their experience.

John Warner and Green Chemistry

October 4, 2017

During fall 2017, Loyola welcomed Dr. John Warner to campus as the 2017 Grand Seminar speaker. Dr. Warner is a pioneer in the field of Green Chemistry.