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 Tulane Empowers

PitchNOLA finds winner in ‘The Well’
Plan for an integrative medical practice wins “elevator-pitch” competition for ventures to spur social change in New Orleans.
 
Students’ Hearts Beat With Haitian Kids
Program to help children deal with trauma after earthquake in Haiti.
 
Student Videos Highlight Engaged Learning
Laura White is one student who hopes to use the new Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching to continue experiential learning opportunities. View the video.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.
 
Video: Swimmers Promote Confidence
Watch student leaders of the Swim 4 Success discuss their experiences working with the program
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.

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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