Browse through citations and links to online news articles and print articles that can be found online, as well as citations of additional offline print media news articles mentioning the Center for Public Service, a Center affiliated project, or Service Learning at Tulane University
June 06 2013 The New Wave
Ryan Rivet - Pitching in
Students from IDEA College Preparatory School in Mission, Texas, spread mulch on the trails in the Couturie Forest at New Orleans City Park during the community service portion of their visit to Tulane University.
May 23 2013 The New Wave
Carol Schuster - Oklahoma disaster brings out volunteer spirit
Take the Tulane dedication to public service, infuse it with an Oklahoma pitch-in spirit, and that’s Brennah Murphy, who just finished her sophomore year at Tulane University. Days after she headed home to Oklahoma, the May 20 tornado devastated Moore, Okla. She and her family live 15 miles from the disaster area, and she wanted to help out her community.
May 21 2013 The New Wave
Alicia Duplessis Jasmin - Eat Local Challenge spearheaded by 2013 graduates
If you’ve heard of the Eat Local Challenge led by a food advocacy group known as the NOLA Locavores, it's because three 2013 Tulane University graduates have had a hand in spreading the news.
May 21 2013 The New Wave
Aidan Smith - Inaugural class of Newcomb Scholars graduates
After four years as a close-knit group, the inaugural class of Newcomb Scholars has graduated. Chosen during their first year at Tulane University, these 20 women undergraduates formed an elite cohort, bonding inside and outside the classroom.
May 15 2013 The New Wave
Photo by Sally Asher - Green thumb
Claire Beauchamp, a rising junior, tends to the flowers in the Glazer Gardens on the Tulane University uptown campus. Beauchamp is involved in the Hope Garden Project, a Tulane community service initiative dedicated to reviving the tradition of local gardens in the Ninth Ward. Since she is staying in town over the summer, Beauchamp said she will be caring for the gardens of a number of students and organizations.
May 15 2013 The New Wave
Chase Vicenzi - From war-torn Bosnia to Tulane
Sanela Frasch, selected to carry the gonfalon (ceremonial banner) for the Tulane School of Liberal Arts as a graduate at this year’s commencement ceremony, isn’t your traditional student. Frasch, of Bosnia, came to the U.S. for a two-week visit in 2000 with a tourist visa. Application for her student visa was denied, but on her way to the airport she received news that she was cleared to study in the United States.
May 14 2013 The New Wave
Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano - A city served
Duwaine Shelley, right, serves bites of tuna to Julia Strasser during a party held by the Tulane Center for Public Service at Café Reconcile on Monday (May 13) afternoon. Strasser is a community ambassador of Bayou Land, one of more than 400 local organizations who work with Tulane service-learning internship students.
May 14 2013 The New Wave
Fran Simon - Student’s work in brain awareness leads to service award
The human brain always has fascinated graduate Melissa Herman. In her first year of college, she joined the Tulane University Neuroscience Association (TUNA), a special-interest group. When she was a sophomore, Herman found a way to share enthusiasm about neuroscience with high school students by launching an after-school neuroscience teaching program at the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, rotating a half-dozen Tulane students as tutors.
May 13 2013 The New Wave
Fran Simon - Public service leads to her future career
It was a fluke that Michelle Liu, soon to be a graduate of Tulane University, discovered that her passion is elder care. As a first-year student, Liu attended an activities expo on campus and signed up to volunteer at a home for the elderly.
May 10 2013 The New Wave
Cody Wild - Tulane, McMain students find common ground
This semester, a cohort of 10 Tulane University students had the chance to engage more critically with their adopted city and understand more clearly how their personal stories fit into the city’s mosaic of social history — all while going back to high school.
May 07 2013 The New Wave
Kirby Messinger - Third-time grad to speak at commencement ceremony
Jonathan Santoro will receive his third degree, a doctorate of medicine, from Tulane University this month. To celebrate, he’ll be sharing what he’s learned in the past nine years when he steps to the podium as the student speaker at the Unified Commencement Ceremony on May 18 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
May 02 2013 The New Wave
Chase Vicenzi - New Orleans’ rich Irish history draws student into research
While most seniors prepare for the real world and the workplace, Perry Faulkner, a senior in the Tulane 4 + 1 master’s program in history, is delving into New Orleans’ past. Faulkner is completing an independent study project on masculinity of men of the Irish Channel in New Orleans between 1880 and 1920.
April 19 2013 Letters from the President
Scott Cowen - Letter from the President: Spring 2013
Is Tulane University producing graduates who are dedicated to public service but ill-equipped to have a successful career outside of the nonprofit or public sectors?
April 05 2013 The New Wave
Alicia Duplessis Jasmin - The Insider: Your internship awaits
Gone are the days when internships were all about fetching coffee and running errands for the professionals. Just ask Kim Eiger, a Tulane junior from St. Louis, Mo., who is proof that interns really can take care of business.
April 02 2013 The New Wave
Paula Burch-Celentano - Rubber hits the road
Tulane faculty and staff volunteers work to clear lots in New Orleans' Central City neighborhood for the 2013 Wave of Green Day of Service on Monday (April 1).
April 01 2013 The Advocate
Kari Dequine Harden - Tulane staff, faculty engage in day of volunteering
Across the city, about 400 faculty and staff from Tulane University spent Monday painting, planting and preparing meals as part of the annual Wave of Green Day of Service.
April 01 2013 The New Wave
Paula Burch-Celentano - Window service
The 2013 Wave of Green Day of Service brought dozens of Tulane faculty and staff volunteers to the Central City neighborhood in New Orleans on Monday (April 1). Working together with the United Saints Recovery Project, these volunteers were tasked with beautifying blighted homes using brightly painted plywood boards.
March 20 2013 The New Wave
The New Wave - Tulane earns honor roll recognition for community outreach
Continuing its national prominence in community outreach initiatives, Tulane University was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. It marks the seventh year in a row for the Tulane award.
March 18 2013 The New Wave
Barri Bronston - Alternative spring break is grounded in service
In the spirit of helping those who helped New Orleans and Tulane University in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Tulane Center for Public Service is organizing an alternative spring break to areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
March 15 2013 The New Wave
Greg Thompson - The Insider: Fun and service in the sun
On Saturday (March 23), 11 Tulane students will head to Miami for their spring break like many college undergrads across the country. These students, however, will redefine “fun in the sun” by adding community service to their agendas.
March 14 2013 The New Wave
Cody WIld - Panel discussion addresses poverty in New Orleans
Poverty is sometimes difficult to perceive from the vantage point of the manicured grounds and stone facades at Tulane University, but it is nonetheless a chronic and crippling reality for some New Orleans neighborhoods. On Tuesday (March 12), a frank conversation about the impact of poverty on the poor was heard on campus during the “Poverty in Our Community” panel sponsored by the Tulane Center for Public Service.
March 13 2013 Techetoday.com
Elaine Clement - French is French, right? Non
An interesting mixture of graduate students from Tulane University descended on St. Martin Parish recently to meet French and Creole speakers of French, learn more about the culture and tape some of the speakers as part of their class on French in Louisiana. In the process, the local folks they encountered learned a bit about culture and heard some of the students’ equally interesting stories.
March 12 2013 The New Wave
Fran Simon - Brightening the post-Katrina landscape
As one of the service projects for the Wave of Green Day of Service, on April 1, Tulane faculty and staff members will help alumnus Frank Lemann install artwork on abandoned homes.
March 11 2013 The New Wave
Ryan Rivet - New partnership brings Tulane brand of service to Pakistan
For the past seven years, civic engagement has become a cornerstone of a Tulane education. Last week, the Tulane model was on display for a delegation from a university in Pakistan hoping to incorporate service learning into its curriculum.
March 08 2013 The New Wave
Mary Sparacello - Arts for goodness’ sake
“I believe in the arts as a tool for social change,” says Barbara Hayley, dance professor and coordinator in the Tulane Department of Theatre and Dance. Hayley and two of her colleagues were recently appointed to social entrepreneurship endowed professorships in recognition of their unique approach to community service through scholarship.
March 01 2013 The New Wave
Alicia Duplessis Jasmin - The Insider: Asian studies meets finance
Meet Matthew Morris, a Tulane University senior majoring in Asian studies and finance. He speaks Chinese — Ni hao! — and has a passion for numbers. In today’s Insider, we find out what he’s up to and how he’s putting his unique skill set to work.
February 28 2013 The New Wave
Greg Thompson - Students pumped for RecycleMania
Imagine 154,372 pounds of paper, plastic bottles, aluminum cans and cardboard — the equivalent of 10 stacked streetcars. This amount of refuse is what the Tulane community managed to recycle last year during the 2012 RecycleMania Tournament.
February 25 2013 The New Wave
Fran Simon - Tulane employees to help revitalize a historic neighborhood
For the third annual Wave of Green Day of Service on April 1, Tulane faculty and staff members will concentrate efforts helping nonprofit organizations in Central City.
January 29 2013 Association of American Colleges and Universities
Diversity and Democracy: Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2013
Scott S. Cowen - Reimagining Tulane as an Engaged Community Partner
When Hurricane Isaac recently battered its way through New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Katrina, I was vividly reminded of an event that offered the greatest challenge and most significant opportunity in Tulane University’s history.
January 23 2013 The New Wave
Kathryn Hobgood Ray - Effecting change through honest conversation
Under the auspices of the Tulane Center for Public Service, student leaders will emerge this semester in a new program designed to address issues of cultural sensitivity outside the classroom.
January 23 2013 The New Wave
New Wave Staff - Universities unite for day of service
On Saturday (Jan. 26), students from Dillard, Loyola, Tulane and Xavier universities will participate in a day of service to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The day of service is the culminating event in the MLK Week for Peace, a week of activities that bring students together to learn about and commemorate the work of King. The theme of this year’s Week for Peace is “Keep Calm and D.R.E.A.M.”
January 18 2013 The New Wave
Ryan Rivet - Summer course in Ecuador will put theory into practice
Some courses are suited to a classroom environment, while others are best out in the field, where hands can be dirtied and theories put into practice. Jordan Karubian, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Tulane University, tends to subscribe to the latter school. He will be taking a group of students to Ecuador for an intensive field course this summer.
January 08 2013 The New Wave
Ryan Rivet - MediaNOLA goes mobile
Since 2009, communication professor Vicki Mayer has been the driving force behind MediaNOLA, an interactive repository for art and cultural resources. Now she’s hoping to take some of that information to the street with guided multimedia tours that can be accessed through a new mobile phone app called New Orleans Historical.
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