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 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.
 
Journalist David Bornstein speaks about social innovation
A panel of local visionaries joins the NewDay speaker to answer questions after talking about their social innovation projects.
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
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.
 
Students Work on City’s Health Disparities
Eight graduate students in new class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows will reach out to help needy people in New Orleans.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.

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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