Tulane to announce $1 million Grand Challenge prize for “dead zones” solution

February 14, 2014

Mike Strecker
Phone: 504-865-5210

WHO: Tulane Board Member Phyllis Taylor, Tulane President Scott Cowen, Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain, Tulane Assistant Provost for Civic Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship Richard Aubry and Cristin Dorgelo, assistant director for Grand Challenges in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy  

WHAT: An announcement of a Grand Challenge to combat hypoxia, the cause of annual “dead zones” in the Gulf of Mexico and water regions worldwide

WHERE: No. 2 Audubon Place, Tulane President’s Residence

WHEN: 11 a.m, Monday, Feb. 17.


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000