News & Happenings - 2008


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November 6, 2008

NCBRT eLearning Now Available

NCBRT eLearning Now Available READ MORE


October 2, 2008

NCBRT Featured in New York Times SJI

The NCBRT was featured in an article for the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. This well-written article by a future Associate Press journalist discuses the mission and activities of the center. This article is just one more way the NCBRT is making a name for itself across the country. READ MORE


September 5, 2008

Hurricane Gustav Hits Louisiana

Baton Rouge and LSU were significantly damaged by Hurricane Gustav on September 1, 2008. READ MORE


August 2, 2008

NCSRT Director to Head National Consortium

Jim Fernandez, director of the National Center for Security Research and Training at LSU, was appointed chairman of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium. The Consortium is the main counter-terrorism training vehicle of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. READ MORE


August 2, 2008

Working Together with the AMA and Red Cross

The NCBRT is pleased to pair with the American Medical Association and the American Red Cross to offer online training. READ MORE


June 19, 2008

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu Press Release

A press release sent out by U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, states that the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Homeland Security Bill. The bill secured $22 million dollars for the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training for 2009. READ MORE


June 19, 2008

Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Homeland Security Funding

Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Homeland Security Funding READ MORE


June 6, 2008

2008 World SWAT Challenge

The NCBRT extends its congratulations to six members of the Baton Rouge Police Department SWAT team. READ MORE


May 28, 2008

National Center Expands Training to Include More Hazards

National Center Expands Training to Include More Hazards READ MORE


April 23, 2008

NCBRT Featured in LSU Reveille

The Daily Reveille recently featured an article highlighting the NCBRT. The article talks about the history of the NCBRT, as well as its outstanding training and partnerships. READ MORE