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 Tulane Empowers

Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize
Tulane team wins this year’s Domain Cos. New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge for ReactWell, with a patent-pending technology to convert algae into crude oil.
 
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
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.
 
Got beads? Throw ’Em to Charity!
Recycled Mardi Gras beads that are donated to the nonprofit Arc benefit intellectually disabled citizens. View the video.
 
Mobile Clinic Heads to Plaquemines Parish
Crisis response unit will help children and families affected by the BP oil spill.

Grant helps grow youth farm

Grow Dat Youth Farm, a community outreach project supported by Tulane University, will continue teaching New Orleans high school students the business of farming thanks in part to a Capital One Bank grant designed to foster economic vitality in the region 

Grow Dat at City Park
Tulane architecture students are preparing the Grow Dat site at City Park this summer. (Photo from the Tulane School of Architecture)

Tulane was one of four local nonprofits to receive a $75,000 "Investing for Good" award at an Aug. 4 ceremony. The gift supports two years of programming for Grow Dat Youth Farm, a collaborative venture that engages youth in the meaningful work of growing food. More...
 

 

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