The worldwide Augustana College experience

Urban geography in New Orleans

TheĀ final stop on our 10 day trip to the Gulf Coast was New Orleans. Almost 11 years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the city and displaced tens of thousands of residents, most notably in the Lower Ninth Ward and New Orleans East. Following The Storm, as localsĀ call it, planners proposed converting both areas to […]

Louisiana Trip Overview

The Louisiana trip was a truly rewarding experience! A combination of passionate and engaged students and professors, amid a rich, interactive landscape, created the perfect environment for learning and bonding. In our journeys we became familiar with some of the major problems that plague southern Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region. These problems include, but […]