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Innovative Plans Help Cities Effectively Live with Water

If predictions about weather patterns and sea-level rise prove correct, living with large amounts of water will become an inevitable… Read More »

9/09/2014 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans, Inc. – Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy

The Gulf of Mexico is an environmental and cultural treasure and a major engine of Louisiana’s economy. However, the 2010… Read More »

9/9/2014 | Read Story »

Latter & Blum donation boosts coastal studies program

A new program at the University of New Orleans dedicated to Louisiana coastal studies is receiving a financial boost from… Read More »

9/08/2014 | Read Story »

UNO receives $100,000 gift from Latter & Blum real estate firm

The New Orleans-based real estate companyLatter & Blum has donated $100,000 to theUniversity of New Orleans to fund scholarships and the school’s… Read More »

9/04/2014 | Read Story »

Water works: rain gardens are a beautiful way to fight street flooding

John P. Klingman has become accustomed to living on a street that floods. During the summer, stormwater can rise on… Read More »

9/03/2014 | Read Story »

University of New Orleans launches bachelor’s degree in health care management

In response to New Orleans’ expanding health care industry, the University of New Orleans is creating a bachelor of science degree program… Read More »

9/02/2014 | Read Story »

UNO and GNO, Inc. announce new certificates in coastal science and engineering

In a partnership with Greater New Orleans, Inc., the University of New Orleans has announced the creation of new graduate certificates in Coastal… Read More »

8/27/2014 | Read Story »

Memphis TV station points to New Orleans as a model for that city’s improvement efforts

In looking for examples of urban revival that the city of Memphis could study in creating its own approach, a television… Read More »

8/26/2014 | Read Story »