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 Tulane Empowers

Students celebrate ideas worth spreading
Presenters at TEDxTU are ready to inspire change with talks that are 18 minutes or less.
 
Cuts in benefits, services are unfair to women
“Women need jobs, not cuts,” declares National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill, a Tulane law alumna.
 
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.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
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.
 
Mobile Clinic Heads to Plaquemines Parish
Crisis response unit will help children and families affected by the BP oil spill.

Scott Cowen named New Orleanian of the Year

President Cowen has been acknowledged for his work on behalf of public schools, his leadership at Tulane and his service to the city. 

Pres Cowen
Gambit weekly writes that Tulane President Scott Cowen “helped his school and his adopted city after Hurricane Katrina. Both are now stronger than ever.” (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


January 6, 2012

Carol J. Schlueter
cjs@tulane.edu

He’s a New Jersey native, but Scott Cowen has called the Crescent City home since 1998 when he became president of Tulane University. Now Gambit weekly has acknowledged his role in leading the resurgence of Tulane and its home city, naming him a “New Orleanian of the Year 2012.” More...


 

 

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