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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
Grow Dat Youth Farm gets boost from NCAA
Langston Hughes Academy students will join Tulane student-athletes to plant citrus trees on the farm’s new four-acre home in City Park.
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
A second-year medical student, Mike Bosworth benefits from “adopt-a-student” program.
 
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.
 
Student Videos Highlight Engaged Learning
Laura White is one student who hopes to use the new Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching to continue experiential learning opportunities. View the video.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.

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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