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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

India journey brings classroom to life
Tulane students earn service-learning hours by volunteering with social service organizations in India that serve Tibetan refugees.
 
Her idea: Helping others reach the ‘American Dream’
Tulane Urban Innovation Fellow Julia McNabb wants to help artists, musicians, small business owners and others plan for the future.
 
Students work together to rebuild wetlands
Tulane University and Nunez Community College students collaborate to improve water quality.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
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.
 
Program Plants Youth on Urban Tract
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods sponsor Grow Dat Youth Farm, a project of Tulane City Center.

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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