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 Tulane Empowers

Inspiring teens for healthcare careers
Instead of watching “ER” on TV, this group of high school students learned directly from medical students what it might be like to be doctors.
 
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.
 
Students Work on City’s Health Disparities
Eight graduate students in new class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows will reach out to help needy people in New Orleans.
 
Auction Fund-raiser Features Sports Action
The Tulane Grads and Dads Auction, online through June 15, supports scholarships for student-athletes.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.

Grant helps grow youth farm

Grow Dat Youth Farm, a community outreach project supported by Tulane University, will continue teaching New Orleans high school students the business of farming thanks in part to a Capital One Bank grant designed to foster economic vitality in the region 

Grow Dat at City Park
Tulane architecture students are preparing the Grow Dat site at City Park this summer. (Photo from the Tulane School of Architecture)

Tulane was one of four local nonprofits to receive a $75,000 "Investing for Good" award at an Aug. 4 ceremony. The gift supports two years of programming for Grow Dat Youth Farm, a collaborative venture that engages youth in the meaningful work of growing food. More...
 

 

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