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Ten years ago, following Hurricane Katrina, the College of Optometry treated more than 2,800 evacuees at clinics at Reliant Park and the George R. Brown Convention Center. UH also enrolled 1,600 students from New Orleans universities and provided a temporary home to Loyola University’s law school. Many other departments and programs also rendered aid to survivors.

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Roberta Nutt Honored by the APA Committee on Women Psychology

Roberta Nutt has been selected by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Women Psychology (CWP) as a CWP Distinguished Leadership Award recipient for 2015 for her work on behalf of women in psychology.  Nutt is a Clinical Professor & Training Director of the Counseling Psychology Program in the Department of Psychological, Health and Learning Sciences.

Playing Adaptive Sports Linked to Higher Employment, Economic Impact

Wheelchair rugby and basketball players are aggressive, conditioned and determined, just like people without disabilities. Unlike them, though, is their likelihood of employment and economic independence. A new study finds playing an adaptive sport can have dramatic results on the athlete and the economy. 


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