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 Tulane Empowers

The Insider: Generosity reigns in toy drive
The Tulane Staff Advisory Council ups the ante in its annual toy drive for CASA.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
Finding a path to social justice
Aaron Schneider, the Glazer Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, wants to use his endowed professorship to view social innovation through a social justice lens. View the video.
 
Creating a Community Hub for Social Innovators
Tulane can play a leading role in developing ideas for community engagement, says social innovation guru Rick Aubry.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.
 
Homeowner Happy in Tulane-Designed 'Green' House
Home built by architecture professors and students earns LEED Silver recognition.

Prize honors successful economist

Stefano Barbieri, a leading scholar in the study of economic issues concerning government and the public sector, is the 2011 recipient of the Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics. 

Barbieri
Stefano Barbieri's investigations have provided insights into how incentives and institutions can be established and altered to encourage cooperative behavior. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

The award is given annually to a faculty member or student at Tulane who makes the greatest contribution in our understanding of this branch of social science.

In his research, Barbieri, an associate professor in the Tulane Department of Economics, is “trying to understand how the different features of the way in which people interact end up helping or hurting them.” More...

 

 

 

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