PLUS News

By Delinda C Swanson on 2/26/2018 9:55 AM
On July 16, 2018, Michelle Thompson served as a panelist for "Our Neighborhoods Part IV:  The History of Environmental Justice".  This panel discussion focused on environmental justice, past and present, in the Hoffman Triangle, Zion City, Broadmoor, Gert Town, and Central City neighborhoods.  Other panelists included:  Susannah Burley, executive director of SOUL, and Kurt Hagstette, principal of Eskew, Dumez and Ripple.  The panel was moderated by UNO alumna Dr. Robert Collins, professor at Dillard University.







By Delinda C Swanson on 2/15/2018 1:52 PM
Dr. Marla Nelson was featured on Marketplace in a broadcast piece about tax credits that have helped to revitalize historic buildings across the U.S. and how it was almost eliminated during the recent tax overhaul. 



Please click for the audio broadcast.
By Delinda C Swanson on 2/15/2018 1:44 PM
Alessandra Jerolleman, Ph.D, Urban Studies and M.P.A. graduate from the University of New Orleans has been hired as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Management at Jacksonville State University.  Alessandra has also been named Review Editor for the National Climate Assessment's Southeast Chapter. 


Congratulations Alessandra!