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 Tulane Empowers

Passion for social work leads her to South Africa
December social work grad Leah Krandel implements a weekly feeding scheme for her global field placement.
 
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.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
Tutors Help High Schools in ‘AP’ Testing
Tulane students tutor at five high schools to help scholars prepare for Advanced Placement tests for college work.
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

Professor’s gift propels science career for women

The Dr. Barbara S. Beckman Professorship in Pharmacology focuses on diversity and gives specific consideration to women scientists. 

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Pharmacology professor Barbara Beckman hopes the professorship she has created will encourage more women to take leadership roles within the basic sciences. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

August 1, 2012

Kirby Messinger
kmessing@tulane.edu

“As a faculty member and an alum, I really wanted to find the right things to support,” said Barbara Beckman, professor of pharmacology. She decided to create a professorship in the Department of Pharmacology that would encourage diversity and propel the careers of women scientists. More...

 

 

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