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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.
 
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.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.

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
cjs@tulane.edu

“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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