April 11, 2014:

We are proud to announce that one of our former GAs, Alessandra Jerolleman, has been named this year's College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumna! Read More>>

April 9, 2014:

Save the date for the upcoming Executive Program in Resilience and Risk Management. The 3-hour event is set for May 9, 2014 in Alexandria, LA. We are pleased to announce our two guest speakers, Erin Capps who'll discuss the legal aspects of community liability and David Mallory who will share how his community weathered the recent Colorado flooding. All local/state elected and appointed officials, disaster-related personnel, and business   leaders are encouraged to attend. Read More>>

Pam Jenkins presenting at BRW

March 14, 2014:

Pam Jenkins, Research Professor of Sociology, spoke at the Building Resilience Workshop this morning at the Lindy Boggs International Conference Center at UNO.

February 12, 2014:

Research Associate Maggie Olivier will be co-presenting on "A 21st Century Challenge, 'Risk Literacy:' A Model for Facilitating Awareness and Understanding with Adults" at the 2014 Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Conference in Pittsburgh, PA during March 16-19, 2014. Read More>>

February 6, 2014:

Gear up for the 2014 State of the Coast Conference set for March 18-20, 2014 in downtown New Orleans. UNO-CHART Director Monica Farris will be presenting on "Addressing Concerns of BW-12 Through the Community Rating System (CRS)" and Faculty Associate Pam Jenkins will discuss "Building Resilience Community by Community." Read More>>

February 4, 2014:

Mark your calendars for the Building Resilience Workshop V happening March 13-14, 2014 in New Orleans.
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November 23, 2013:

The letter to the editor "Preparing for the Coming Floods" by Shirley Laska, professor emerita of sociology, appeared in the Tulsa World. Read More>>

November 15, 2013:

John Kiefer, associate professor of political science, was quoted in The Guardian (U.K.) story "Typhoon Haiyan—How Do You Rebuild After Such Destruction?" Read More>>

October 3, 2013:

The Florida Literacy Coalition adapted our Risk Literacy materials to help Florida residents and their families prepare for hurricanes and other weather-related emergencies. Their manual is also available for free download. Read More>>

July 20, 2013:

Research Associate Michelle Esposito was interviewed live on the WRNO 99.5 FM program "Winning at Life with Gregory Ricks" about Biggert-Waters 2012. Listen Here>>