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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.
 
Cooking up teachable moments
Alumnus Adam Aronovitz, cofounder of The Cookbook Project, travels the world looking for ways to turn encounters with local food into ways to educate youth about nutrition.
 
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.
 
Our design, their homes
Social Entrepreneurship Professor Byron Mouton talks about how the URBANbuild program has made a difference for students and neighborhoods. View the video.
 
Raising Awareness for Gulf Restoration
Raising Awareness for Gulf Restoration
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.

Doctoral Student Wins Gates Foundation Grant

The $100,000 grant will help doctoral student Lakhinder Kamboj and his team develop a microfabricated bi-directional membrane to aid in childbirth. 

Kamboj
From left, doctoral student Lakhinder Kamboj with Sergey Shevkoplyas and Noshir Pesika, co-investigators on a $100,000 Gates Foundation grant. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celantano)

 

September 12, 2012

Belinda Lacoste
bal@tulane.edu

Lakhinder Kamboj, a doctoral student in Noshir Pesika’s laboratory submitted a winning proposal to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation netting a $100,000, Round 8 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant. More...

 

 

 

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