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DECEMBER 2006

DomerConnect - ND to help with Katrina Recovery Projects During Sugar Bowl Stay
White House Video : Medal of Freedom Presentation
Catholic News Service - President of Xavier receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
Chicago Defender - Norman Francis: In Selfless Pursuit of a Better Society
Louisiana Weekly - Norman Francis: In Selfless Pursuit of a Better Society
The White House - President Bush Honors Medal of Freedom Recipients
Baton Rouge Advocate - Our Views: White House Lauds Francis
Times-Picayune - Xavier President an Honored Guest
IM Diversity - Xavier Team a Top Winner at PRSA 2006 Awards Ceremony
Alexandria Town Talk - Peabody to Honor Basketball Greats
Diverse Issues – Xavier President To Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Times-Picayune
- Editorial: An Honor Richly Deserved
Chronicle of Higher Education - Medals to Be Awarded to University Chief
Times-Picayune - Xavier leader gets Medal of Freedom
Louisiana Weekly - Dillard, SUNO, Xavier to benefit from national campaign
Voice of America - XU President to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
The White House - Norman Francis Among Presidential Medal of Honor Recipients
Baton Rouge Advocate - Harding, Moses Earn All-Louisiana Honors

NOVEMBER 2006

Chronicle of Higher Education - Insurers Must Cover Flooding Damage
Diverse Issues - Graduation Rates Drop As Schools Take On More Low-income Students
Houston Chronicle - Judge Gives Katrina Flood Victims Hope
New York Times - Judge Upholds Policyholders’ Katrina Claims
Baton Rouge Advocate - Our Views: LRA to face tougher year
Diversity Journal
- Journal Includes Alum Among “Women Worth Watching”
Baton Rouge Advocate - ‘Student Congress’ Raises Voice
Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Study: Minorities Few at LSU
GCAC - Nuggets’ Cleaves is GCAC Player of the Week
Louisiana Weekly - Xavier Prep Band Travels to Connecticut
Louisiana Weekly - FBI and Xavier Forge Marketing Partnership
Chicago Daily Herald - Stroger emerges from his father’s shadow
Physics Today - Challenging Recovery for New Orleans Universities

OCTOBER 2006

Black America Web - HBCUs Took in a Third of Black College Students Displaced by Katrina
KATC (Lafayette) - Katrina Takes Festival's Artist on Journey to Faith
All American Patriots - RAND Report Stresses Advanced Planning For Flood Recovery
New Orleans CityBusiness - Leaks in ‘Education Pipeline’ Tied to State’s Poverty Levels
Louisiana Weekly - Landis Family $100,000 Endowed Scholarship at Xavier
Baton Rouge Advocate - Education Upgrade Can Be Done With a Little Patience
New Orleans CityBusiness - Lower post-Katrina enrollments exceed university estimates
Baton Rouge Advocate - Katrina Index Shows Progress
The Black Collegian - New Orleans’ Historically Black Colleges Fight to Recover
Houston Chronicle - Louisiana Colleges See Fewer Freshmen
Baton Rouge Advocate - Education Disparity Cited in Earnings Gap
ProgressiveU – Black Community Takes Charge in Reaffirming HBCUs
KATC (Lafayette) - Fewer volunteers, Continued Need as Pressure Grows to Gut N.O. Homes

SEPTEMBER 2006

Times-Picayune - Program Addresses Dangers of Diabetes
Ascribe - $1 Million in Mott Grants Aid Katrina-Ravaged Black Colleges
NewswireToday - MBDA Rededicates Support for Minority Businesses Affected by Katrina
UniversityBusiness - Learning After Loss
Loyola Maroon - Students Swap Campuses
BlackCollegeWire - A Positive Outlook But a Long Way from Normal
Hattiesburg American - Colleges to Receive More Hurricane Grants
Newhouse News Service - New Orleans Recovery Imperiled by Drop in College Enrollment
BlackAmericaWeb.com - Enrollment, Fund-Raising and Other Challenges Targeted During HBCU Week
The Chronicle of Higher Education - National HBCU Week
Times-Picayune - Returning Evacuees Graduate with Honors
Times-Picayune - College Enrollment is Down Across Area
BayouBuzz - FEMA Awards Major Grants For New Orleans Area
WWLTV.com - N.O. colleges still attract out-of-state; Katrina dampens interest
Shreveport Times - La. colleges stood tall when needed 
Halifax Chronicle Herald - Uneasy memories of the Big Easy

AUGUST 2006

Shreveport Times - New Orleans Services Revisit the Horror of Katrina, Promise Hope
Black College Wire - In Grad School After Culture Shock
Delaware County Times - Katrina, One Year Later, Still Affecting Those Who Fled
Tacoma Tribune - Evacuees Who Found Shelter in Washington Recall Past Year
PR NewWire - Joyner Offers: 'In Our Own Words: Katrina, One Year Later'
N.Y. Village Voice - Neighbor by Neighbor, House by House, New Orleans Struggles On
MSN News - Mixing Hip Hop With Holiness
InsideHigherEd.com – Katrina: Where are They Now?
New America Media - A Testy Mayor Nagin Tells Black Journalists ‘No One’s Covering’ His City
Louisiana Weekly - Wave of Hope Extended to Embattled HBCUs
Times-Picayune - K+1 TV
USA Today - Sen. Obama Addresses Xavier Graduates
Associated Press - Senator Tells Grads to Choose Involvement
ABCNews - Sen. Obama Addresses Xavier Graduates
Guardian Unlimited - Crawling from the Wreckage
South Bend Tribune – Strangers No More
Louisiana Weekly - Senior Art Student's G.I. Dog Tag Exhibit Creates Interest
Times-Picayune - State of St. Bernard Soil is Still Murky
Baton Rouge Advocate  - Critics: Urgency lacking in N.O.
Times-Picayune - Local Family's Priority was Education
Times-Picayune - Gex, Former SUNO Chancellor, Dies
Jazz News - White Quartet at Merkin Hall

JULY 2006

Times-Picayune - Obama gets look at N.O.
Diverse Education - A Favorable Prognosis
Times-Picayune - Love match finds N.O. native
B.R. Morning Advocate - Cassiere hired as SID at Xavier
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Bulletin
– A Way Station After Katrina

JUNE 2006

New Orleans CityBusiness - Why Stay?
San Luis Obispo Tribune - Higher calling
Columbus Dispatch - Katrina-hit schools seek students
San Francisco Chronicle - Katrina victim's new life
TImes Picayune - Run, walk to raise money for colleges
Louisiana Weekly - Young Men Illinois members vow to keep 'the party going'
Detroit Free Press - Katrina's victims not forgotten
Louisiana Weekly - Peter 'Champ' Clark, pioneering black journalist, author, dies
Mercury News - Displaced by Katrina, centenarian finds a new home in Danville
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Katrina victim and United Way Worker Heads Home
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Bayou doc has high ground in low country

MAY 2006

Baton Rouge Advocate - Xavier plans admissions, job fair event
The Journal News -Xavier president thanks College of New Rochelle at graduation
NewKerala.com (India) - Qatar to give $60M to hurricane victims
BlackAmericaWeb - Qatar Donates Millions to Gulf Coast, $17 Million for Xavier
CityBusiness
- Universities downsize as state higher ed budget takes $74.5M hit
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Jazz lover finds storm relief in Richmond (Michael Gourrier ‘62)
USA Today - 'So much of my life, well, drowned' (Dr. Michael White, languages)
International Herald Tribune (France) -
Qatar announces grants for US hurricane victims
USA Today  - Qatar announces Katrina relief grants
New York Times - Qatar Grants Millions in Aid to New Orleans
UPI - Qatar to give $60M to hurricane victims
Associated Press - Rebuilding Xavier returning most sports teams

APRIL 2006

Our Sunday Visitor - Cuts to federal financial aid worries Catholic schools
USA Today - Katrina cuts into New Orleans college admissions
American Libraries Online
- You Have to See It for Yourself

Black Enterprise - Financial Aid Changes Spark Concern
Reconstruction Watch - Poison Politics in New Orleans (Dr. Howard Mielke, pharmacy)
Maroon
- Study shows effects of storm
Shreveport Times - Protect Louisiana colleges from losing their faculty members
Associated Press
- God's Vineyard ready to again produce hot sauce and better boys
The Times-Picayune - High levels of lead found in N.O. area

MARCH 2006

The Black Collegian Online - "After Katrina: Starting Over in New Orleans"
The Black Collegian Online - Katrina-Ravaged Colleges Determined to Overcome
Diverse Online - Starting Anew
Chicago Defender - Xavier rebuilds campus, still waiting for federal aid
Dallas News - It's a spring break work party (Denishia McIntosh, chem/pre-med senior)
UPenn Almanac - Lessons from Hurricane Katrina (Dr. Thomas Bonner, English)
NBCC Newsletter - St. Katharine Drexel: From American Princess to American Saint
Louisiana Weekly - Black Culture Washed Away by Hurricane Katrina

FEBRUARY 2006

Delaware Country Times - College students head back to schools in New Orleans
FinalCall.com - One in four students not returning to New Orleans
NinerOnline - New Orleans students return to city
The Jewish Week - Mission Of Mercy
Louisiana Weekly - Post-Katrina Scholarships to XU Students
National Public Radio - SGA President Regina McCutcheon talks about the first day of classes
Yale Daily News - Flickinger mentors youth, shares secrets of success
Natchez Democrat - First black Concordia voters led the way for others
San Antonio Express News - How badly was the Big Easy polluted?
The New York Times - When the Lower Ninth Posed Proudly

JANUARY 2006

PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
CBS Nightly News
The Washington Post - Amid Katrina's Ruins, Black Colleges Survive
The Chronicle Online (Duke University) - Xavier picks up pieces in Big Easy
VOA News.com - Traditionally African-American University Re-Opens in New Orleans
The Daily Tarheel (University of North Carolina) - Louisiana schools reopen after Katrina
MensNewsDaily.com - College Students Returning to New Orleans
Kansas City Star - Remember the schools that offered education when others would not
USA Today - New Orleans universities seeing real homecoming
USA Today - Debate builds around rebuilding
Miami Herald - Foundation will give $50,000 to United Negro College fund
BlackAmericaWeb - Black Universities in Storm-Ravaged Gulf Region Getting Back to Business

DECEMBER 2005

History News Network - Forgotten in New Orleans
Chicago Times - University urges students to return
Washington Post - $90 Million in Katrina Relief Awarded
Louisiana Weekly - Students returning to local colleges in greater numbers than anticipated
Louisiana Weekly - Rebuild around Colleges
Cincinnati Enquirer - Taken in after the storm, Louisiana's kids go home
Greensboro (N.C.) News-Record - New Orleans campuses, home beckon
Stanford Daily - Katrina transfers prepare to leave life on the Farm
CBS5.com - Students displaced by Katrina prepare to go home
Everett Herald - New Orleans pianist lends two hands to help
The Current Online - Displaced students wonder where to call home now
Catholic News Service - 'Little by little' New Orleans being restored, says Xavier president
The Lafayette Advertiser - Senators: Levee repairs should reassure Louisiana

NOVEMBER 2005

The Times-Picayune - Most Xavier students plan to return
BizNewOrleans.com - Xavier says 75% of students will return
The Times-Picayune - Xavier and Tulane share cancer grant
Black College Wire - Xavier Prepares for January Reopening
Project Grad USA  - A Scholar in the Eye of the Storm
DailyCampus.com (SMU) - Students displaced by Katrina prepare to return to home
Baton Rouge Advocate - Evacuated librarian lends hand, finds peace
National Student Clearing House - Where Did They Come From? Where Did They Go?
DiamondbackOnline.com
- Finally a glimpse of home
NPR - Katrina alters the view for New Orleans artists
Associated Press/SeattlePi.com - Xavier struggles to survive post-Katrina
The Hilltop (Howard University) - Xavier U. Official Meets With Relocated Students
Physics Today - Science Community Rallies to Aid Students and Researchers
History News Network - What Needs to Be Done in New Orleans Now
PRNewswire - College Students Interrupted by Hurricanes Continue Studies Online
Baton Rouge Advocate - BR sites aid N.O. credit unions
Baton Rouge Advocate - Corps predicts years of levee work
Baton Rouge Advocate - Architects: Recovery to preserve N.O. flavor
Almanac (University of Pennsylvania) - What can Penn Learn from our Nation’s HBCUs?

OCTOBER 2005

Tavis Smiley's Late Night on PBS - NCF Interview
Times-Picayune - Xavier slashes jobs in wake of Katrina
Catholic News Service - Water-damaged Xavier in New Orleans plans to reopen
USA TODAY - Storms cause enrollment dip
SeattlePI Newsource - Displaced La. students see good and bad
Lake Charles American Press - Students: Being ‘refugees’ not so bad
Baton Rouge Advocate - State takes aid specifics on D.C. tour
Baton Rouge Advocate - Commission chairman: 'Can't believe it until you see it'
Baton Rouge Advocate
- LRA takes step to rebuilding
Associated Press - XU students to attend class on Tulane, Loyola campuses
CNN.com - New Orleans universities work to rebuild
Democracy Now! - Has the government abandoned New Orleans' top black colleges?
Society of Biblical Literature
The Tablet - (type in "Greene" in the search box to access article)
The Chronicle On-Line - Duke University
Do You Know What It Means to Lose New Orleans?

 
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