Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

From Hurricane Katrina to north St. Louis, civil engineering grad helps ravaged communities rebuild

Posted by on September 6, 2017

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As a single mother paying her way through college, Stephanie Hall’s early lessons in hard work weren’t confined to Missouri S&T classrooms. By the time her still-groggy classmates arrived for 8 a.m. classes, Hall had already worked the 5 a.m. shift baking doughnuts at Kroger. After morning classes came lunch-hour waitressing gigs. Nights and weekends […]

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New Orleans’ levee system failure after Katrina has mistaken culprit

Posted by on May 27, 2015

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has defined the elements that led to the flooding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and has established a clear sense of responsibility in the levee system’s failure.

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