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Ted Buchanan

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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.
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
A second-year medical student, Mike Bosworth benefits from “adopt-a-student” program.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
Students Work on City’s Health Disparities
Eight graduate students in new class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows will reach out to help needy people in New Orleans.
 
Tulane Tops in Peace Corps Volunteerism
Ty Bryant, who served in Mozambique, will get her public health degree this year.

Tulane University gets $5 million grant for global disaster-leadership program

A network of education and development programs will be established in Africa and Asia. 

January 4, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

Tulane University has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help universities in disaster-prone regions in Africa and Asia establish a network of education and development programs in disaster resilience and leadership. More...

 

 

 

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