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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.
 
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.
 
Cuts in benefits, services are unfair to women
“Women need jobs, not cuts,” declares National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill, a Tulane law alumna.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
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.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.

Benenson Plaza highlights ongoing campus beautification

Located in the center of the uptown campus, Benenson Plaza provides improved lighting and numerous benches and tables for relaxation, studying and fellowship. 

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Tulane President Scott Cowen, left, leads the dedication on Dec. 12 of the plaza near Newcomb Hall, celebrating the latest milestone in the landscape renewal plan on the uptown campus. (Photo by Sabree Hill)

 

December 19, 2012

Mary Sparacello
msparace@tulane.edu

The tradition at Tulane University of encouraging outdoor classrooms, events and gatherings continues thanks to the construction of Benenson Plaza, located near Newcomb Hall on the uptown campus. A dedication ceremony on Wednesday (Dec. 12) celebrated this latest milestone in Tulane’s landscape renewal plan. More...

 

 

 

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