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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.
 
First-of-its-kind scholarship memorializes social work faculty member
The endowed scholarship was established by a generous gift from the Delta Foundation through the efforts of Roger and Carol Nooe.
 
Photos: High honor for philanthropists
In honor of total giving to Tulane University of at least $1 million, 31 individuals and organizations are inducted into the Paul Tulane Society.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.

Posse scholarship makes college dream a reality

The Posse Foundation opened its eighth site in New Orleans last year, allowing Krishell Johnson of Marrero, La. to attend Tulane. 

Krishell Johnson
Krishell Johnson of Marrero, La., follows her dream of attending Tulane University, along with nine other students in her “posse.” (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


January 23, 2013

Barri Bronston
bbronst@tulane.edu

Krishell Johnson of Marrero, La., always dreamed of attending Tulane University but knew that the only way she could afford it was by doing well in high school and praying that scholarship money came her way.  

Enter the Posse Foundation, an acclaimed scholarship program that opened its eighth site in New Orleans last year. Johnson was one of 10 local high school seniors who won a full-tuition Posse scholarship to Tulane, and since enrolling in August, she can’t imagine being anywhere else. More...

 

 

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