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 Tulane Empowers

High school students to learn the business of music
A partnership between Tulane University and The Trombone Shorty Foundation will expand to teach NOLA high schoolers music business savvy.
 
Health economics student takes first place in global challenge
Entry in Dairy Data Challenge proposes better data collection to boost production and quality of milk, increasing farmer income and improving nutrition.
 
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.
 
Students celebrate ideas worth spreading
Presenters at TEDxTU are ready to inspire change with talks that are 18 minutes or less.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
High Marks for Public Service
Public service interns like Andrea Gallagher gain hands-on experience in their majors, while giving back to the community.

Cowen Institute gets national shout-out

As part of the Reconnecting Opportunity Youth initiative, the Cowen Institute, with support from AT&T Louisiana, is informing the New Orleans community about the magnitude and implications of disconnected youth. 

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The White House Council for Community Solutions spotlights the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane for its new effort to support “opportunity youth.” (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

June 5, 2012

New Wave staff
newwave@tulane.edu

The White House Council for Community Solutions has identified the Reconnecting Opportunity Youth initiative of the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University as a promising strategy aimed at making a difference for disconnected and at-risk youth. More..

 

 

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