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 Tulane Empowers

First-of-its-kind scholarship memorializes social work faculty member
The endowed scholarship was established by a generous gift from the Delta Foundation through the efforts of Roger and Carol Nooe.
 
Ceremony celebrates teacher, architect and author
Professor John Klingman is invested as the Richard Koch Chair of Architecture.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Health Clinic Gets Funding for HIV Care
Dr. MarkAlain Dery says placing HIV care within an “ordinary health clinic” is part of a trend to destigmatize HIV.
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.
 
Healthcare Heroes: Med School Wins Top Service Honor
Dedication to community service results in national award for School of Medicine and its students.

Band grad hands down one role, gains another

An environmental biology master's candidate, Catherine Wilcoxson will return in August to train band members to perform a new season of pregame and halftime shows 

May 7, 2013  

Erika Herran
eherran@tulane.edu 

Over the past five years, Catherine Wilcoxson hasn't just played trumpet for the Tulane University Marching Band, she's learned what it takes to be a leader. During her time at Tulane, Wilcoxson has marched in the drum line during Mardi Gras parades, performed with the Tulane Jazz Ensemble and, at this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, she accompanied pianist Jesse McBride

Wilcoxson, who is graduating next month with a master's degree in environmental biology, credits a marching band scholarship for helping her discover a talent for teaching younger musicians. And as section leader, she's been an essential part of the team, says Barry Spanier, director of bands. 

"We expect a lot from our more experienced band members, and Catherine has exceeded our expectations every time," says Spanier, who recently launched a marching band endowment  to support student awards, uniforms, instruments and travel costs. More... 

 

 

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