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 Tulane Empowers

Upward Bound, revisited
Neuroscientist Monique Cola connects a service-learning course with Upward Bound, the program that gave her a boost to college years ago.
 
Piper Fellow devotes work to maternal-child health
Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann, this year’s Piper Fellow, dedicates her career to stopping the spread of infectious diseases from mothers to babies in Peru.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Art Looks Through Water
A Studio in the Woods awards residencies to five artists who will offer different perspectives on water.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.

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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