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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.
 
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.

Welcoming Weatherhead Hall

With pristine crisscrossed brick walkways and newly installed landscaping, Weatherhead Hall officially opens its doors as Tulane's newest residence hall. 

 Weatherhead Hall 2
Designed with "student-friendly space," Weatherhead Hall is a sophomore honors community for 269 students. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

The $28-million structure is more than a home — it’s also a symbol of resurgent New Orleans, according to speakers at the opening ceremony. "This is quite a commitment by Tulane and the New Orleans community,” Michael Hogg, vice president for student affairs, said. More...

 

 

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