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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
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.
 
Hertz Center wows coaches, student-athletes
Green Wave fans help dedicate $13 million practice facility for basketball and volleyball teams.
 
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.
 
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.

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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