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 Tulane Empowers

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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.
 
Hertz Center wows coaches, student-athletes
Green Wave fans help dedicate $13 million practice facility for basketball and volleyball teams.
 
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.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.

New ‘posse’ of first-year students on campus

A third group of students from Los Angeles is studying at Tulane this semester with scholarships from the Posse Foundation. 

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A third group of students from Los Angeles is at Tulane this semester, thanks to scholarships from the Posse Foundation. (Photo from the Posse Foundation)

 

November 29, 2011  

Fran Simon
fsimon@tulane.edu  

A third group of students from Los Angeles is studying at Tulane this semester with scholarships from the Posse Foundation. Posse scholars are supported from their senior year in high school through their college graduation and beyond.

The Posse Foundation identifies students from less advantaged, urban environments who have academic and leadership potential, and awards them merit-based scholarships. Each year since 2009, Tulane has welcomed a new cohort of Posse students. Tulane President Scott Cowen says the program promises to enhance the diversity and quality of the undergraduate student body. More...

 

 

 

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