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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
MBA Grads Help Rebirth of Small Businesses
Financial firm is one of three companies with Tulane ties that are winners in the Idea Village Entrepreneurship Challenge.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.
 
Kids Get Behind the Scenes Glimpse of Science
FIRST Lego League middle-school robotics teams discover world of biomedical engineering at Tulane.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

Hertz Center wows coaches and student athletes

In addition to the basketball courts, the building offers top-notch offices and locker rooms for the teams, a conditioning, training and hydrotherapy center, a video and film room and several second-floor conference rooms. 

Hertz Center ribbon-cutting
Athletics director Rick Dickson (from left), philanthropist Doug Hertz and Tulane President Scott Cowen cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the Hertz Center, an athletics practice facility. (Photo by Parker Waters)


November 18, 2011

Carol J. Schlueter
cjs@tulane.edu

“It’s a coach’s dream,” Lisa Stockton said as she stood beside the two full-size basketball courts ringed with 12 baskets at the heart of the new $13 million Hertz Center, dedicated on Thursday (Nov. 17) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by members of the Tulane community.

The 43,000-square-foot practice facility for the Green Wave men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams “definitely has a ‘wow’ factor to it,” said Stockton, in her 18th season as head coach for women’s basketball. More...

 

 

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