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 Tulane Empowers

Green Wave alumnus vs. robots at regional contest
During spring break, Tulane students, faculty and staff members volunteer to help run the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional.
 
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.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
Scholars carry Dean Jean’s values around the world
The first Jean Danielson Memorial Scholars have fellowships allowing them to travel, serve others and expand their studies.
 
Better Urban Health Is on the Agenda
Tulane medical school engages with sister institutions in the struggle for better health in American cities.
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.

Mellon Foundation gives Tulane University more than $1 million for humanities research

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has pledged another $1.05 million to Tulane University to continue the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship program it established at the university's School of Liberal Arts in 2008 

Mike Strecker
504-865-5210
mstreck@tulane.edu

The latest grant will fund nine postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities for up to six years. The funding is in addition to a $1.05 million grant the Mellon Foundation made to Tulane in 2008 to establish an initial nine postdoctoral humanities fellowships.

"The Mellon Foundation supports institutions that are either leaders or promising newcomers. With the post-Katrina reorganization of Tulane that created the School of Liberal Arts, we like to feel Tulane fits both of these categories. We are most grateful to the Mellon Foundation for confirming this belief," Tulane President Scott Cowen said. More...

 

 

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