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 Tulane Empowers

Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
 
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.

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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