uno http://wwno.org en UNO’s Creative Writing Workshop And WWNO Launch ‘Storyville’ http://wwno.org/post/uno-s-creative-writing-workshop-and-wwno-launch-storyville <p class="p1">The Creative Writing Workshop at the University of New Orleans and WWNO are launching a new collaboration called <em>Storyville</em>, which will bring true stories about New Orleans to listeners of public radio.</p><p class="p1">Select nonfiction stories, written and read by UNO students pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing, will be broadcast on WWNO and available for listening through podcasts archived on our website. Full scripts of the stories and author biographies will also be posted online.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:13:13 +0000 WWNO Staff 44279 at http://wwno.org Four New Orleans Universities Ranked In Princeton Review http://wwno.org/post/four-new-orleans-universities-ranked-princeton-review <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Four New Orleans universities are included in the new Princeton Review guide to American colleges. Tulane, Loyola, Xavier and the University of New Orleans got high marks.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 41115 at http://wwno.org Upward Bound Awards UNO $5M Grant http://wwno.org/post/upward-bound-awards-uno-5m-grant <p>The University of New Orleans has been awarded grants totaling $5 million over a five-year period by the Upward Bound program through the U. S. Department of Education.</p><p>The grants will fund three projects: UNO&#39;s Project Pass, UNO&#39;s Jefferson Upward Bound and UNO&#39;s Classic Upward Bound.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:21:04 +0000 The Associated Press 12619 at http://wwno.org Louisiana Celebrates 200 Years of Statehood http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-celebrates-200-years-statehood <div><p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; When officials from the United States arrived in newly acquired <font color="red">Louisiana</font> in 1804 to consider the prospects of the area for statehood, they found a bewildering landscape that could not have been more different from the New England countryside that gave birth to the nation just a few decades earlier.</p><p>The federal group found a population made up almost entirely of French-speakers, a third of whom were free people of color.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:54:27 +0000 The Associated Press 9784 at http://wwno.org