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 Tulane Empowers

Photo: Scientific framework
Steel girders are in place for a new $7.4 million science building on the uptown campus, the Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation.
 
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.
 
Piper Fellow devotes work to maternal-child health
Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann, this year’s Piper Fellow, dedicates her career to stopping the spread of infectious diseases from mothers to babies in Peru.
 
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.
 
Got beads? Throw ’Em to Charity!
Recycled Mardi Gras beads that are donated to the nonprofit Arc benefit intellectually disabled citizens. 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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