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 Tulane Empowers

Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
 
Photo: Scientific framework
Steel girders are in place for a new $7.4 million science building on the uptown campus, the Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation.
 
Walking club steps up for health
The Soul Steppers of the Ninth Ward find exercise is the key to longevity and better health. View the video.
 
Water: The defining resource for the future
Developing strategies for managing waterways is the work of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy. View the video.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.

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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