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 Tulane Empowers

Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
 
Inspiring teens for healthcare careers
Instead of watching “ER” on TV, this group of high school students learned directly from medical students what it might be like to be doctors.
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
Clinic treats patients and educates students
Tulane medical students run a volunteer clinic each week to provide health care for men with substance abuse problems at Bridge House.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
Tutors Help High Schools in ‘AP’ Testing
Tulane students tutor at five high schools to help scholars prepare for Advanced Placement tests for college work.

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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