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Dutch Dialogues Charleston team delivers final report to city outlining a more water-friendly future

Sep 27, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 27, 2019) – A new report released to the City of Charleston Thursday outlines months of community conversations around how to ...

Jessi Parfait, anthropologist, joins Institute as research associate

Aug 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 21, 2019) – Jessi Parfait, anthropologist, joined the human dimensions team at the Institute in early August, bringing her enth...

Dr. Ioannis Georgiou to join Institute as Director of Coastal and Deltaic Systems Modeling

Aug 19, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 19, 2019) – Uprooted from his home in the foothills of Cyprus during the civil war at the age of three, Ioannis Georgiou experi...

Civil Engineer Brett McMann joins the Institute

Jul 31, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 31, 2019) – Brett McMann grew up around the engineering world, but it wasn’t until he started work on the old LSU River Model a...

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Charleston Dutch Dialogues findings include pilot programs on East Side, limited development on Johns Island

Sep 26, 2019

After years of discussion and study, the Dutch Dialogues research is complete and creates a possible blueprint for Charleston to combat persistent flo...

Gov. Edwards Announces Coastal Technical Assistance Center

Sep 13, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Nicholls State University President Jay Clune and South Louisiana Economic Council President and CEO Vic Lafont announced plans...

Baton Rouge-area groundwater commission to mull problems, solutions for aquifer demand

Jul 31, 2019

After a critical state audit, an ethics complaint and charges from environmentalists that the "foxes are guarding the hen house," the Capital Area gro...

Looking for stories along the Mississippi, she's found love

Jul 29, 2019

Victoria Bradford Styrbicki had just finished a 20-mile trek, by foot and bike, between the northern Minnesota towns of Aitkin and Crosby. Now it was ...

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