LSU in the News
Volunteers play an important role in the aftermath of disasters -- distributing resources, providing advice on courses of action to community members, helping with evacuations and sometimes even saving lives. Sometimes, however, uncoordinated efforts can lead to wasted time and resources and, in worst case scenarios, can put volunteers and official emergency responders in increased danger.
“I think the flood hazard is the Achilles’ heel of the United States,” says Carol Friedland in this wide-ranging interview about the effects of hurricanes on homes and other buildings. Friedland – a researcher based at Louisiana State University – examines whether current building regulations are fit for purpose against hazards associated with hurricanes.
Humans travel. A lot. In fact, if you’ve spent more than 50 hours on an airplane, you’ve traveled the distance of the world.
Preliminary numbers show Louisiana State University is on track to have its largest freshman class in history.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: On Twitter, Students Want to Know: How Many Retweets for a Full-Ride Scholarship?
Among other things, Layton Newberry had chicken nuggets on his mind this month when he posed a simple question to the University of Arizona’s Twitter account: How many retweets for a full ride?
As Louisiana’s Isle de Jean Charles slips away, the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe plans community renewal and a museum for their new home
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