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Ted Buchanan

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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.
 
Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Our design, their homes
Social Entrepreneurship Professor Byron Mouton talks about how the URBANbuild program has made a difference for students and neighborhoods. View the video.
 
Got beads? Throw ’Em to Charity!
Recycled Mardi Gras beads that are donated to the nonprofit Arc benefit intellectually disabled citizens. View the video.

New Orleans Posse chapter opens with Tulane’s help

Already home to 33 Posse scholars, Tulane will welcome 20 new students from the 2012 New Orleans Posse class. 

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Hoping to increase college-bound students from the city’s public schools, Tulane partners with the Posse Foundation to establish a Posse chapter in New Orleans. (Illustration by Melinda Viles)


January 26, 2012

Mike Strecker
mstreck@tulane.edu

Tulane University has partnered with the Posse Foundation to establish a Posse chapter in New Orleans designed to increase the number of graduates of the city’s public high schools who enroll at Tulane. The partnership is made possible with the help of a $200,000 grant from the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation. More...

 

 

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