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Nicholls State University and the Institute sign MOU for future collaboration in water-related research and projects

Oct 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 9, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday that outl...

Institute and Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris sign MOU for future collaboration

Sep 13, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 13, 2018) – Today, Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris, an engineering university based in Paris, and The Water Institut...

ICYMI: Water Institute to Support Development of Houston's Resilience Strategy

Aug 30, 2018

HOUSTON (Aug. 29, 2018) – On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the City of Houston, 100 Resilient Cities, The Rockefeller Foundation and Shell released the followi...

ECO Magazine Announces Special "State of the Coast" Issue Dedicated to Coastal Restoration

Aug 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 17, 2018) – ECO Magazine (ECO), the marine science publication written by ocean experts and explorers, today announced the upco...

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Nicholls State University and the Institute sign MOU for future collaboration in water-related research and projects

Oct 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 9, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday that outl...

Nicholls partners with coastal researchers

Oct 9, 2018

Nicholls State University has partnered with a Baton Rouge research group to work on projects to fight coastal erosion and flooding in south Louisiana...

As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair

Oct 8, 2018

DAVANT, La. — In the exact spot where Hurricane Katrina demolished the Plaquemines Parish Detention Center, a new $105 million jail now hovers 19 feet...

How will South Carolina cope as ‘extreme’ weather becomes the new norm

Sep 23, 2018

Rain-soaked skies, seas and rivers have pummeled South Carolina for four years running, causing billions of dollars of damage as raging floodwaters sw...

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