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National Academies: Gulf Research Program Announces Second Cohort of Gulf Scholar Program Institutions
The National Academies’ Gulf Research Program today announced the addition of six colleges and universities to the Gulf Scholars Program, a five-year, $12.7 million pilot program that prepares undergraduate students to address the most pressing environmental, health, energy, and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
A hurricane expert joins Nightline's Stephanie Ramos to explain how climate change can intensify storms, and the Red Cross's national spokesperson discusses aid efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ian.
On Monday morning, Hurricane Ian had wind speeds of 75 miles per hour. Just 48 hours later, those speeds had more than doubled. On Wednesday, as the storm made landfall in southwestern Florida, Ian’s wind hit 155 mph — just shy of a Category 5 storm, the most severe category for a hurricane.
Six universities have been awarded a total of $300,000 by the Foreign Agricultural Service of the US Department of Agriculture under the Scientific Cooperation Research Program for research and educational partnerships focused on “climate-smart” agriculture in tropical countries.
Parts of Puerto Rico still face severe flooding after Hurricane Fiona made landfall on the island last weekend as a Category 1 storm. It’s a dangerous situation for a territory that’s still recovering from Hurricane Maria, which tore through Puerto Rico in 2017.
School leaders started receiving active shooter training over the summer through a partnership with Louisiana State University, and a new grading and attendance application the Education Department is rolling out this fall
Researchers have determined that a historic structure on the campus of Lousiana State University is the oldest known man-made structure in the Americas.