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 Tulane Empowers

Upward Bound, revisited
Neuroscientist Monique Cola connects a service-learning course with Upward Bound, the program that gave her a boost to college years ago.
 
Grow Dat Youth Farm gets boost from NCAA
Langston Hughes Academy students will join Tulane student-athletes to plant citrus trees on the farm’s new four-acre home in City Park.
 
Care in the line of fire
Trauma expert Dr. Norman McSwain led a course in combat casualty training for doctors and medics from 10 Latin American countries.
 
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.
 
Finding a path to social justice
Aaron Schneider, the Glazer Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, wants to use his endowed professorship to view social innovation through a social justice lens. View the video.
 
Creating a Community Hub for Social Innovators
Tulane can play a leading role in developing ideas for community engagement, says social innovation guru Rick Aubry.

Social work professorship to help young professors grow

The professorship honors Sonja Bilger Romanowski, a 1962 Newcomb College graduate in psychology and 1964 master of social work recipient. 

SSW investiture
The professorship endowed by Sonja Bilger Romanowski, right, supports the work of assistant professor Madeline Lee, left, who studies how accreditation can improve services for children and families. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

January 30, 2013

Joseph Halm
jhalm@tulane.edu

Madeline Lee’s passion is helping vulnerable children and families who are navigating the crossroads of child welfare, mental health and special education systems, and thanks to a new Tulane professorship, she’ll have some extra support to do that.

The newly created Sonja Bilger Romanowski Professorship in Social Work at Tulane University will be used to support the research and scholarship of faculty members in the early stages of their careers. Appointments are for three-year periods. More...

 

 

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