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 Tulane Empowers

Let us count the ways you empower
Every day, members of the Tulane community endeavor to make the world a better place. Are you working to make a difference in your community? We want to hear from you.
 
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Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.
 
Tutors Help High Schools in ‘AP’ Testing
Tulane students tutor at five high schools to help scholars prepare for Advanced Placement tests for college work.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.

NewDay Challenge awards deserving student innovators

Fund 17 is now $10,000 richer after the nonprofit microfinance institution was named undergraduate winner of the 2013 NewDay Challenge at Tulane University 

April 19, 2013

Greg Thomson
newwave@tulane.edu

For the fourth year, the donor-funded NewDay Challenge has awarded funding to Tulane student innovators who seek to provide solutions to social challenges in the New Orleans community.

At a ceremony on Tuesday (April 16), Fund 17 members had their application declared as the winner. The challenge competition is supported by Dana Day (NC '80, L '84), a member of the Board of Tulane, and Stanley Day (B '80), a member of the President's Council. More...

 

 

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