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Article ID: 518062

College Students to Flood Gulf Coast with Youthful Energy This Spring

Gettysburg College

College students from around the nation this spring are turning away from more familiar notions of Spring Break "” partying, home cooking and sleeping late "” in favor of lending a hand in the Gulf Coast region devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

Released:
14-Feb-2006 3:30 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 517362

Survey Finds Large Racial Differences in Response to Katrina

University of Chicago

The process of deciding how to rebuild New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina is undermined by sharp racial gaps between blacks and whites about what should be done, according to new research by political scientists at the University of Chicago.

Released:
18-Jan-2006 10:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 516875

Linguistics Panel Examines Katrina's Impact on Gulf Coast Languages

University of Mississippi

The mass migration cause by Hurricane Katrina has the potential to forever alter the distinctive language of New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as that of many other American cities. Linguistics researchers are studying how the storm affects language across the region.

Released:
19-Dec-2005 9:50 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 516828

Georgia Tech Students Spend Break Doing Hurricane Relief

Georgia Institute of Technology

As many Americans take pains to complete their last-minute holiday shopping, a group of Georgia Tech students will be helping people whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina to rebuild their lives.

Released:
15-Dec-2005 1:35 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 516771

Survey: College Students Continue to Suffer from Katrina

Southeastern Louisiana University

Three months after Hurricane Katrina ripped through southeast Louisiana, a survey of displaced and regular students at Southeastern Louisiana University shows that many continue to feel its impact psychologically, physically, and economically.

Released:
13-Dec-2005 2:25 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 516680

Tulane University Announces Bold Renewal Plan

Tulane University

Tulane University's Board of Administrators today approved a sweeping plan that strengthens and focuses the university's academic mission while strategically addressing its current and future operations in the post-Katrina era.

Released:
8-Dec-2005 1:45 PM EST

Article ID: 516512

Journalism Students Launch Web Site to Tell Stories of Katrina Victims

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

West Virginia University Journalism students and faculty today (Dec. 1) launched an interactive, multimedia website devoted to documenting the stories of Hurricane Katrina evacuees who sought refuge at Preston County's Camp Dawson and are now living in West Virginia.

Released:
1-Dec-2005 3:30 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 516468

Majority of Loyola University Students Will Return to New Orleans

Dick Jones Communications

Currently, pre-registration is underway at Loyola University New Orleans with 73.3 percent of Loyola's undergraduate students having already pre-registered for the Spring semester. Registration continues until classes begin January 9.

Released:
30-Nov-2005 4:40 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 516355

Mother Nature Leaves a Storm of Mental Health Concerns

Mount Sinai Health System

Hurricanes this season have left more than physical damage. Mother Nature has also given rise to mental health concerns. Experts in this field at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York are available for interviews.

Released:
28-Nov-2005 8:50 AM EST
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Article ID: 516236

USF Mini-helicopters Return to Katrina Damage

University of South Florida

Using the miniature helicopter used on-site in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to carry out aerial surveillance of the damage, a team from USF's Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue returns to sites in Katrina's destructive path to reassess building damage with improved optic capabilities.

Released:
21-Nov-2005 9:00 AM EST

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