Tulane law Professor Bob Force (left) is helping ease the transition for Tulane law students like Jesse Klaproth and Elizabeth Kelvin, now enrolled along with 26 of their classmates as transient students at Emory’s School of Law. More than 100 other students, from undergraduates to graduate students in public health, are similarly being given temporary academic refuge at the University while their home institutions recover from Hurricane Katrina. Challenges posed by the tragedy continue to arise daily, and Emory also has contributed with medical support and volunteer time and money.
PHOTO CREDIT: KAY HINTON
Emory offers help for victims on many fronts
As the extent of damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina has been revealed over the past two weeks, Emory has mobilized relief efforts to help. Those efforts range across the entire enterprise, from Emory Healthcare doctors and staff providing medical assistance, to the University making room for displaced students in nearly every school, to the generosity of individual Emory community members who have opened their wallets to give.
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