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 Tulane Empowers

Health economics student takes first place in global challenge
Entry in Dairy Data Challenge proposes better data collection to boost production and quality of milk, increasing farmer income and improving nutrition.
 
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.
 
Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize
Tulane team wins this year’s Domain Cos. New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge for ReactWell, with a patent-pending technology to convert algae into crude oil.
 
Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
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.

How to reform public education?

Economics in education is of growing importance because of market-based reforms taking place across the country in urban public school systems such as those in New Orleans. 

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Douglas Harris, who holds the first endowed chair in public education at Tulane, is leading a discussion of hot topics in public education reform. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


January 8, 2013

Michael Joe
mjoe@tulane.edu

Although his research helps inform national debate over public education policy, Douglas Harris gets a familiar reaction when he tells people he is an education economist. “They sort of look at you funny,” says Harris, an associate professor of economics at Tulane University. More...

 

 

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