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 Tulane Empowers

Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize
Tulane team wins this year’s Domain Cos. New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge for ReactWell, with a patent-pending technology to convert algae into crude oil.
 
Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

Benenson Plaza highlights ongoing campus beautification

Located in the center of the uptown campus, Benenson Plaza provides improved lighting and numerous benches and tables for relaxation, studying and fellowship. 

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Tulane President Scott Cowen, left, leads the dedication on Dec. 12 of the plaza near Newcomb Hall, celebrating the latest milestone in the landscape renewal plan on the uptown campus. (Photo by Sabree Hill)

 

December 19, 2012

Mary Sparacello
msparace@tulane.edu

The tradition at Tulane University of encouraging outdoor classrooms, events and gatherings continues thanks to the construction of Benenson Plaza, located near Newcomb Hall on the uptown campus. A dedication ceremony on Wednesday (Dec. 12) celebrated this latest milestone in Tulane’s landscape renewal plan. More...

 

 

 

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