CHART News

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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 2/26/2015 12:11 PM

CHART Director Dr. Monica Farris participated in a United Nations "Making Cities Resilient" Campaign which facilitated knowledge exchange on resilience between experts in New Orleans and Gothenburg.  In the campaign, New Orleans experts first presented ideas to the Swedish delegation in New Orleans, and then visited Gothenburg, where the Swedish experts presented ideas to the New Orleans delegation. Dr. Farris presented on the various CHART projects that contribute to the resilience of the New Orleans region. The Making Cities Resilient website describes the project in more detail, and Dr. Farris' presentation can be found under day three of the New Orleans visit.

By Tara Lambeth on 2/24/2015 7:29 AM

CHART Director Monica Farris attended the CPRA “Community Conversation” about flood risk in Lafourche Parish. The Lafourche Gazaette and the Daily Comet published articles about the event. Subsequent events held in Plaquemines Parish, Terrebonne Parish and Orleans Parish were attended by CHART Director Monica Farris and Research Associate Tara Lambeth.

By Tara Lambeth on 2/1/2015 7:28 AM
The University of New Orleans will be holding Katrina @10 events from February through April 2015. These events will explore the state of the city ten years after the storm. These events are collaborations among Planning and Urban Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Public Administration, CHART and UNOTI. All events are free and open to the public.
By Tara Lambeth on 11/12/2014 7:27 AM
CHART held a CRS User’s Group Program for Public Information Meeting for the Flood Loss Outreach and Awareness Taskforce (FLOAT) at The University of New Orleans.
By Tara Lambeth on 11/10/2014 7:23 AM
Graduate Research Assistant Tara Lambeth became a full time Research Associate.
By Tara Lambeth on 11/5/2014 7:18 AM
CHART held an Executives Workshop for community leaders in Lake Charles, LA. The workshop helped to enhance the capacity of community and business leaders to make strategic decisions related to resilience and risk management based on sound, scientific principles of resilience.



By Tara Lambeth on 10/15/2014 7:17 AM
CHART Director Monica Farris and Graduate Research Assistant Tara Lambeth presented on Community Mitigation Tools at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Hazard Mitigation Workshop, held at Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
By Tara Lambeth on 10/10/2014 7:17 AM
CHART Director Monica Farris presented at the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Summer Research Program Presentations.
By Tara Lambeth on 10/9/2014 7:16 AM
CHART held a CRS User’s Group Program for Public Information Meeting for the Flood Loss Outreach and Awareness Taskforce (FLOAT) at The University of New Orleans.
By Tara Lambeth on 8/1/2014 7:16 AM
CHART Director Monica Farris presented at the Louisiana Municipal Association Annual Conference in Baton Rouge.
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