PLUS News

By Delinda C Swanson on 6/23/2017 7:57 AM
Two representatives from the University of New Orleans Transportation Institute (UNOTI) won awards from the greater New Orleans chapter of the Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS).  Associate director Carol Short was named member of the year and research associate Tara Tolford won an award for transportation innovation.  Awards will be presented at a July 8 brunch event at the UNO Campus.



You can read more about Tara and Carol's awards here.
By Delinda C Swanson on 6/23/2017 7:49 AM
A research group under the direction of Marla Nelson, Associate Professor, PLUS, will get $295,000 to design an effective and equitable relocation policy for people in Terrebonne Parish.  The funded project directly relates to implementation of Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan.

Nelson's project will evaluate populations in Terrebonne Parish to identify the opportunities and challenges in designing a relocation policy that retains traditional communities while reducing risk.

Read more about Dr. Nelson's project here.
Read the Advocate article about Dr. Nelson's project here.