Katrina: Ten Years Later
August - September 2015
From the time it formed on August 23 to its dissipation on August 31, Hurricane Katrina had affected more than 90,000 square miles and resulted in over 1,800 deaths. Hundreds of homes and businesses were destroyed, leaving the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast in devastation. To date, Katrina has been the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history. Through various newspaper articles, books, and photos, the exhibit, Katrina: Ten Years later, highlights this historic hurricane, recovery efforts, and Mississippi State University's response.