ODU Sea Level Rise Initiative Featured in Premier Higher Education Publication
Old Dominion University's years-long efforts to address recurrent flooding threats from a combination of sea level rise and land subsidence were featured in an interactive news story in the Chronicle of Higher Education that highlighted the challenges faced by four coastal universities.
The Washington D.C.-based Chronicle of Higher Education is the gold standard in news reporting regarding the nation's 4,700 colleges and universities.
In the multi-media article, which featured videos, interactive maps and photographs, Old Dominion's efforts were featured along with those of Nicholls State University, Florida International University and Point Loma Nazarene University. The article explored how the higher education institutions have sought to build research and community partnerships, improve facilities and develop forward-thinking disaster plans.