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Ted Buchanan

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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.
 
Hertz Center wows coaches, student-athletes
Green Wave fans help dedicate $13 million practice facility for basketball and volleyball teams.
 
Pioneer in medical hypnosis marks 60th reunion
Dr. Dabney Ewin, who graduated from medical school in 1951, still teaches hypnotherapy to medical students.
 
Art Looks Through Water
A Studio in the Woods awards residencies to five artists who will offer different perspectives on water.
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.
 
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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