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 Tulane Empowers

Journalist David Bornstein speaks about social innovation
A panel of local visionaries joins the NewDay speaker to answer questions after talking about their social innovation projects.
 
Cooking up teachable moments
Alumnus Adam Aronovitz, cofounder of The Cookbook Project, travels the world looking for ways to turn encounters with local food into ways to educate youth about nutrition.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Student Videos Highlight Engaged Learning
Laura White is one student who hopes to use the new Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching to continue experiential learning opportunities. View the video.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.

Goldwater scholar making the most of summer break

During her summer in Tanzania, Czesak's goal is to develop a low-cost, portable system for separating blood into components.  

Angela Czesak
“Helping the world, one summer at a time” is the title of her blog and the goal of Angela Czesak, an undergraduate in biomedical engineering, who is going to Tanzania this summer. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

 

May 22, 2012

Belinda Lacoste
bal@tulane.edu

Volunteering in East Africa, writing a cookbook, designing medical equipment — these all add up to making a difference for Angela Czesak, a biomedical engineering undergraduate student at Tulane University who received a 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

The $7,500 scholarship is presented to outstanding students in the sciences, math and engineering. More...

 

 

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