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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.
 
Ceremony celebrates teacher, architect and author
Professor John Klingman is invested as the Richard Koch Chair of Architecture.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
 
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.
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.

NewDay Challenge awards deserving student innovators

Fund 17 is now $10,000 richer after the nonprofit microfinance institution was named undergraduate winner of the 2013 NewDay Challenge at Tulane University 

April 19, 2013

Greg Thomson
newwave@tulane.edu

For the fourth year, the donor-funded NewDay Challenge has awarded funding to Tulane student innovators who seek to provide solutions to social challenges in the New Orleans community.

At a ceremony on Tuesday (April 16), Fund 17 members had their application declared as the winner. The challenge competition is supported by Dana Day (NC '80, L '84), a member of the Board of Tulane, and Stanley Day (B '80), a member of the President's Council. More...

 

 

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