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 Tulane Empowers

High school students to learn the business of music
A partnership between Tulane University and The Trombone Shorty Foundation will expand to teach NOLA high schoolers music business savvy.
 
First-of-its-kind scholarship memorializes social work faculty member
The endowed scholarship was established by a generous gift from the Delta Foundation through the efforts of Roger and Carol Nooe.
 
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.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Care in the line of fire
Trauma expert Dr. Norman McSwain led a course in combat casualty training for doctors and medics from 10 Latin American countries.
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.

Cowen Institute gets national shout-out

As part of the Reconnecting Opportunity Youth initiative, the Cowen Institute, with support from AT&T Louisiana, is informing the New Orleans community about the magnitude and implications of disconnected youth. 

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The White House Council for Community Solutions spotlights the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane for its new effort to support “opportunity youth.” (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

June 5, 2012

New Wave staff
newwave@tulane.edu

The White House Council for Community Solutions has identified the Reconnecting Opportunity Youth initiative of the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University as a promising strategy aimed at making a difference for disconnected and at-risk youth. More..

 

 

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