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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.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Photo: Scientific framework
Steel girders are in place for a new $7.4 million science building on the uptown campus, the Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation.
 
Deng invested as Schlieder chair in biostatistics
Hong-Wen Deng is director of the new Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.

Deininger Invested as Oncology Chair

Prescott Deininger is the first Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Chair in Oncology 

The Tulane University School of Medicine invested Prescott Deininger as the first holder of the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Chair in Oncology. The chair was established through a $1.2 million gift from the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation and with matching funds from the Louisiana Board of Regents.

The late Joe W. Brown and Dorothy Dorsett Brown acquired valuable real estate and oil properties in Louisiana throughout the 1920s after they moved to New Orleans from Texas. Many of the Browns’ charitable gifts were anonymous with the notable exception of the popular recreation center at Joe W. Brown Park in New Orleans. The foundation in their name was established in 1958 to improve communities in Louisiana and Mississippi. More...


 

 

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