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 Tulane Empowers

Students work together to rebuild wetlands
Tulane University and Nunez Community College students collaborate to improve water quality.
 
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.
 
Water: The defining resource for the future
Developing strategies for managing waterways is the work of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy. View the video.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

Mellon Foundation gives Tulane University more than $1 million for humanities research

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has pledged another $1.05 million to Tulane University to continue the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship program it established at the university's School of Liberal Arts in 2008 

Mike Strecker
504-865-5210
mstreck@tulane.edu

The latest grant will fund nine postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities for up to six years. The funding is in addition to a $1.05 million grant the Mellon Foundation made to Tulane in 2008 to establish an initial nine postdoctoral humanities fellowships.

"The Mellon Foundation supports institutions that are either leaders or promising newcomers. With the post-Katrina reorganization of Tulane that created the School of Liberal Arts, we like to feel Tulane fits both of these categories. We are most grateful to the Mellon Foundation for confirming this belief," Tulane President Scott Cowen said. More...

 

 

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