Topic: Haiti

Examining Haiti's infrastructure post-quake

Jan. 12, 2012
Engineer Wassim Ghannoum (right) assessed which critical buildings, such as schools and hospitals, were still safe to use.

Two years ago a catastrophic earthquake ravaged Haiti. Professors from the Cockrell School were among a team of engineers and scientists that evaluated Port-au-Prince's infrastructure for safety.

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Another side of Haiti

July 21, 2011
Another side of Haiti

Watch how a team of graduate students traveled to Haiti to help assess a rural community's needs and secure long-term support for development projects.

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Experts Available to Discuss Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

March 11, 2011

University experts are available to talk on today's earthquake in Japan, the tsunami affecting the Pacific region, and safety issues related to construction and nuclear engineering in Japan.

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Inside Haiti: A photographer's vision

Feb. 21, 2011
Inside Haiti: A photographer's vision

For more than 20 years, photojournalism alumna Maggie Steber has documented Haiti's people, history and culture.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Discusses Katrina, Natural Disasters

Feb. 21, 2011

Event: Lozano Long Conference "From Natural Events to Social Disasters in the Circum-Caribbean." Free and open to the public.

When: Feb. 23-25

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