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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

Green Wave alumnus vs. robots at regional contest
During spring break, Tulane students, faculty and staff members volunteer to help run the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional.
 
Welcoming Weatherhead Hall
Newest residence hall for “our best and brightest students” is a welcome addition and a symbol of resurgence for the university and city.
 
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.
 
MBA Grads Help Rebirth of Small Businesses
Financial firm is one of three companies with Tulane ties that are winners in the Idea Village Entrepreneurship Challenge.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.
 
Trailblazing Faculty Promote Service-Learning Courses
Psychology faculty members are honored for their contributions to service learning at Tulane.

$18.7 million funds oil spill-related health work

The Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project is a $15 million, five-year Tulane program included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program. 

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This satellite photo of the Gulf Coast, taken in 2010, shows coastal impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (Photo from NASA)

 

May 25, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $18.7 million for two major environmental health projects designed to help Gulf Coast residents affected by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
 

The Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project is a $15 million, five-year Tulane program included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program funded through BP’s settlement of class action medical claims. More...

 

 

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