Ted Buchanan


 Tulane Empowers

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.
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
Let us count the ways you empower
Every day, members of the Tulane community endeavor to make the world a better place. Are you working to make a difference in your community? We want to hear from you.
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.

Hertz Center wows coaches and student athletes

In addition to the basketball courts, the building offers top-notch offices and locker rooms for the teams, a conditioning, training and hydrotherapy center, a video and film room and several second-floor conference rooms. 

Hertz Center ribbon-cutting
Athletics director Rick Dickson (from left), philanthropist Doug Hertz and Tulane President Scott Cowen cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the Hertz Center, an athletics practice facility. (Photo by Parker Waters)

November 18, 2011

Carol J. Schlueter

“It’s a coach’s dream,” Lisa Stockton said as she stood beside the two full-size basketball courts ringed with 12 baskets at the heart of the new $13 million Hertz Center, dedicated on Thursday (Nov. 17) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by members of the Tulane community.

The 43,000-square-foot practice facility for the Green Wave men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams “definitely has a ‘wow’ factor to it,” said Stockton, in her 18th season as head coach for women’s basketball. More...



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