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 Tulane Empowers

Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
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.
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.

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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