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Ted Buchanan

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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.
 
Ceremony celebrates teacher, architect and author
Professor John Klingman is invested as the Richard Koch Chair of Architecture.
 
Walking club steps up for health
The Soul Steppers of the Ninth Ward find exercise is the key to longevity and better health. View the video.
 
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.
 
Tutors Help High Schools in ‘AP’ Testing
Tulane students tutor at five high schools to help scholars prepare for Advanced Placement tests for college work.

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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