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 Tulane Empowers

Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
 
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.
 
Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Our design, their homes
Social Entrepreneurship Professor Byron Mouton talks about how the URBANbuild program has made a difference for students and neighborhoods. View the video.
 
Welcoming Weatherhead Hall
Newest residence hall for “our best and brightest students” is a welcome addition and a symbol of resurgence for the university and city.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”

Prize honors successful economist

Stefano Barbieri, a leading scholar in the study of economic issues concerning government and the public sector, is the 2011 recipient of the Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics. 

Barbieri
Stefano Barbieri's investigations have provided insights into how incentives and institutions can be established and altered to encourage cooperative behavior. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

The award is given annually to a faculty member or student at Tulane who makes the greatest contribution in our understanding of this branch of social science.

In his research, Barbieri, an associate professor in the Tulane Department of Economics, is “trying to understand how the different features of the way in which people interact end up helping or hurting them.” More...

 

 

 

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