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 Tulane Empowers

Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize
Tulane team wins this year’s Domain Cos. New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge for ReactWell, with a patent-pending technology to convert algae into crude oil.
 
Service honored nationally for sixth year
Tulane is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012.
 
Let us count the ways you empower
Every day, members of the Tulane community endeavor to make the world a better place. Are you working to make a difference in your community? We want to hear from you.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Trailblazing Faculty Promote Service-Learning Courses
Psychology faculty members are honored for their contributions to service learning at Tulane.

Teaching teachers to go global

The escalating European debt crisis may sound like someone else’s problem, but students who are trained to think globally from a young age understand its international repercussions. At least that’s the theory behind an ambitious April 2012 conference. 

With funding from the Longview Foundation, a day-and-a-half “Training Global Teachers for Global Classrooms” event will show 200 educators, administrators and university and community college faculty the latest tools and technologies to expand their teaching toolbox — even if they’ve never left the country. More...
 

 

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