Five DURP Students Selected for the DSCEJ Conference in New Orleans

February 27th, 2017 by jsudurp

Congratulations are in order for five DURP students selected to participate in the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Conference (DSCEJ).  The students chosen are:  Reggie Davis, MA student; Tiffany Lomax, PhD student; India Tate, MA student; Daniel Walker, PhD student; and Sabrina White, PhD student.  Additionally, Le Bu a PhD student with the Department of Engineering at Jackson State University will also present a research topic.  These students are enrolled in Dr. Yaw Twumasi, DURP visiting assistant professor's Geographical Information Systems course.

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5th Anniversary HBCU Climate Change Conference 



March 15 – 19, 2017

New Orleans, Louisiana


Dillard University's Deep South Center for Environmental Justice along with Texas Southern University collectively will host the 5th Anniversary HBCU Climate Change Conference.  The overall objective of the event is to bring together HBCU faculty and students, researchers, climate professionals and environmental justice and costal community residents impacted by toxic facilities and severe weather events related to climate change in order to bridge the gap between theory and the experiential realities of climate change.  The conference will address issues ranging from climate justice to other major climate change topics.

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