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UNO-CHART is an applied social science hazards research center at The University of New Orleans that collaborates with Louisiana communities including the City of New Orleans and its surrounding parishes. This blog details CHART's activities.
By Tara Lambeth on 3/14/2014 7:11 AM
Pam Jenkins, Research Professor of Sociology, spoke at the Building Resilience Workshop this morning at the Lindy Boggs International Conference Center at UNO.



By Tara Lambeth on 3/13/2014 7:31 AM

CHART Director Monica Farris and Research Associate Tara Lambeth attended the New Orleans Home and Garden Show in order to help residents understand flood map changes.

By Tara Lambeth on 2/12/2014 7:07 AM
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, 2014Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 2/6/2014 7:06 AM
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>>
By Tara Lambeth on 2/4/2014 7:06 AM
Mark your calendars for the Building Resilience Workshop V happening March 13-14, 2014 in New Orleans.
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By Tara Lambeth on 11/23/2013 7:05 AM
The letter to the editor "Preparing for the Coming Floods" by Shirley Laska, professor emerita of sociology, appeared in the Tulsa World. Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 11/15/2013 7:05 AM
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>>
By Tara Lambeth on 10/3/2013 7:04 AM
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>>
By Tara Lambeth on 7/20/2013 7:00 AM
Research Associate Michelle Esposito was interviewed live on the WRNO 99.5 FM program "Winning at Life with Gregory Ricks" about Biggert-Waters 2012.
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