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Schools taking displaced Tulane/Loyola students

  1. Sep 2, 2005 #1
    I know this isn't of particular interest to most people, but I figured I would help spread the information for those who might find it applicable for friends or loved ones.


    Alabama http://uanews.ua.edu/anews2005/sep0...elief090105.htm

    Arkansas http://dailyheadlines.uark.edu/5209.htm

    Baylor http://www.baylor.edu/katrina/index.php?id=31539

    Colorado http://www.colorado.edu/news/

    Columbia: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/05/...ia_katrina.html

    Brandeis http://my.brandeis.edu/news/item?news_item_id=103995

    Emory http://www.emory.edu/hurricane2.cfm

    Florida http://www.baylor.edu/katrina/index.php?id=31539

    Georgetown http://explore.georgetown.edu/news/?ID=2747

    George Washington http://www.gwu.edu/~media/pressrelease.cfm?ann_id=17531

    Georgia http://www.admissions.uga.edu/katrina_info.html

    Georgia State http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwexa/news/ar...901-katrina.htm

    Houston http://www.uh.edu/newsroom/katrina/students.html

    Idaho http://www.today.uidaho.edu/details...=3207&sctn=news

    Indiana http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/2395.html

    Kansas http://www.news.ku.edu/2005/August/Aug31/katrina.shtml

    Kentucky http://news.uky.edu/news/display_article.php?artid=532

    Louisiana Lafayette http://www.louisiana.edu/Advancemen.../2005/242.shtml

    Loyola University Chicago http://www.luc.edu/info/hurricane_admission.shtml

    Maryland http://www.umd.edu/umnews/katrina.html

    Minnesota http://www1.umn.edu/umnnews/Feature...aneaffec .html

    Mississippi http://www.olemiss.edu/news/katrina2.html

    Missouri-Columbia http://munews.missouri.edu/NewsBure...cfm?newsid=6362

    New Hampshire http://www.unh.edu/news/news_releas...901katrina.html

    New Mexico http://www.unm.edu/~market/cgi-bi...00779.html#more

    North Texas http://web2.unt.edu/news/story.cfm?story=9321

    Penn State http://live.psu.edu/story/13296

    Rhode Island http://www.uri.edu/news/releases/?id=3267

    Rice http://www.explore.rice.edu/explore/Tulane.asp

    Rutgers http://ur.rutgers.edu/medrel/viewAr...?ArticleID=4683

    South Carolina http://uscnews.sc.edu/admn-web030.html

    Southern Methodist http://www.smu.edu/newsinfo/stories/katrina.asp

    SUNY Buffalo http://www.buffalo.edu/president/hurricane_katrina.html

    SUNY Stony Brook http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/2395.html

    Syracuse http://sunews.syr.edu/8300510.asp

    Tennessee http://provost.utk.edu/hurricaneassistance/

    Texas http://www.utexas.edu/opa/news/2005/08/katrina31.html

    Texas A&M http://www.tamu.edu/tamunews/Hurricane/index.html

    Texas Christian http://www.tcu.edu/start_new.asp?ac...eases&PRID=6235

    Texas Southern http://www.tsu.edu/about/trans/disp...p?id=540&type=1

    University of Pennsylvania: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/hurricane.php

    University of Wisconsin: http://www.news.wisc.edu/11477.html

    Vanderbilt http://www.vanderbilt.edu/katrina/index.html#students

    Virginia http://www.virginia.edu/topnews/rel...ug-31-2005.html

    Washington http://www.uwnews.org/article.asp?articleID=11910

    Wyoming http://www.uwyo.edu/news/showrelease.asp?id=1646
     
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  3. Sep 2, 2005 #2
    Florida Institute of Technology (www.fit.edu) is also taking in students from: Tulane, Loyola, Xavier, Southern, Dillard and UNO, and others.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2005 #3
    So is the University of Illinois (http://www.uiuc.edu/).
     
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  6. Sep 13, 2005 #5

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    I'm just catching up on a few weeks' worth of threads here, so sorry to be so late joining this one. On a related note, the scientific community is also pulling together to try to find labs for grad students, post-docs and other research professionals. I've already gotten emailings around here requesting that anyone with the ability to fund someone for what could potentially be 6 months to two years notify the university administration so they can add those names to find matches. Some of the scientific societies I'm a member of are also helping coordinate the effort to provide assistance to our colleagues at Tulane.
     
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    eep

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  11. Sep 15, 2005 #10

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    A lot of schools have taken in students. University of Michigan took in 46 or 49, and West Virginia University took in a bunch (all undergrads; last I heard, they were seeing if they could find room for one or two in the med school too, but apparently, Texas has accomodated a lot of the med students). You'd probably be hard-pressed to find a university that didn't open their doors to at least a few students.
     
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  13. Sep 16, 2005 #12

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    ..and what societies would that be?
    As Laura1013 points out, there are other institutions affected besides Tulane... whose campus, by the way, was relatively safe compared to the others.
     
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    motai, how are you faring? Is your school OK?
    Was there much damage?
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2005
  16. Sep 17, 2005 #15
    What? Me? The hurricane didn't even hit close to our area. UF is in north-central Florida, far north from where it came across (southern Florida and Everglades area).

    Though if the hurricane shifted by around 45 degrees in a northerly fashion, then it would be a slightly different story.
     
  17. Sep 17, 2005 #16

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    Oh, good. I wasn't sure exactly where you were in Florida and I was just worried. (because I am just a silly worry-wort and all!!) :smile: We've been very busy at UCLA enrolling displaced Katrina victims this week.
     
  18. Sep 23, 2005 #17

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    Here's a message board set up to help scientists at all affected institutions find placement. Scientists in need can post messages of support needed and scientists with resources to share can post messages of support offered. Everything from post-doc/grad student positions to sharing lab space and reagents to housing support are being offered there. If you know any scientist from an affected institution, please let them know if this resource for finding people with matching interests who have research resources to share. On their Quick Links page, there is a list of the organizations, agencies and institutions offering assistance as well.

    http://www.rescross.net/pages/1/index.htm
     
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