News at Princeton

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
 

Hurricane Katrina Relief Initiatives

Hurricane relief efforts being organized at Princeton

As communities across the East Coast continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy, Princeton University faculty, staff and students are helping organize relief efforts for affected individuals.

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University community responding to crisis in Japan

In response to the March 11 earthquake and catastrophic tsunami that have devastated Japan, a vigil for the campus community is being planned for 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Fields Center; donations are being collected for the Japanese Red Cross at Frist Campus Center through Monday, April 4; the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs will hold a panel discussion March 24 titled "After the Earthquake: Japan's Nuclear Plant Crisis"; and the Global Crisis Response portion of the University's International Princeton website is consolidating news about additional events, fundraisers and other initiatives.

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Students exceed fund-raising goals for hurricane relief

Princeton undergraduates have raised more than $24,000 for relief and recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast region following last fall’s Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The students exceeded their goal of collecting $23,715 ($5 from every Princeton undergraduate).

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Katrina relief efforts include helping Dillard reopen, welcoming jazz musician to campus

Efforts by members of the University community to aid victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita are continuing both in the Gulf Coast region and on campus, while an upcoming concert will feature a major New Orleans jazz figure who has brought his talents to Princeton following the disaster.

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Comic artist's visit to aid Katrina efforts, Nov. 17

The Graduate Student Government is hosting a visit from online comic strip author Jorge Cham at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Café Vivian in the Frist Campus Center to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.

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Interfaith gathering supports hurricane victims, Oct. 20

The Office of Religious Life is co-sponsoring an interfaith gathering to honor victims of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the University Chapel. 

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Arch sing to benefit Gulf Coast schools, Oct. 8

"Raise the Roof," a benefit performance for schools damaged by Hurricane Katrina, is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Blair Hall arch.

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Chapel concert to aid Katrina efforts, Oct. 7

Singing groups from the University and area schools will perform "Songs of Support: A Community Concert for Hurricane Relief" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the University Chapel.

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Campus community steps up Katrina relief efforts

Growing numbers of University community members are offering their time and creativity to Hurricane Katrina relief initiatives, including Princeton's commitment to help Dillard University recover from the storm's destruction.

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Staff members volunteer in Gulf Coast for hurricane relief

As he watched the distressing images on television in late August of the victims of Hurricane Katrina, Chris Carter decided he needed to do something to help.

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Panel explores Katrina impact, Sept. 21

Three Princeton faculty members will examine the political, social and environmental impact of Hurricane Katrina in a panel discussion set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in McCosh 10.

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Princeton partners with Brown to aid Dillard, welcomes visiting students as part of relief efforts

Princeton and Brown universities are partnering to help Dillard University restore operations after the New Orleans institution was devastated by flooding from Hurricane Katrina. The initiative comes amid expanding efforts by Princeton community members to aid relief organizations working in the Gulf Coast region and to help those in the University's family and others affected by the disaster.

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Student groups present Katrina relief show, Sept. 15

A variety of student performing arts groups will be featured in a concert to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Quadrangle Club, 33 Prospect Ave.

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Student musicians to perform Katrina benefit, Sept. 13

Current and former members of the Princeton University Orchestra will perform a benefit concert to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. 

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Princeton responds to help Hurricane Katrina victims

Princeton has joined the nation in extending support to those in the University's family and others who have been affected by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.

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President Tilghman issues statement on Hurricane Katrina

Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman issued a statement on Friday, Sept. 2, regarding the response to Hurricane Katrina.

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