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 Tulane Empowers

Nonstop excitement under way at Helluva Hullabaloo Auction
“Downton Abbey” tour, World Series tickets and a Super Bowl raffle are among items at the 12th annual auction benefiting Tulane student-athletes and Empowers programs.
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
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.
 
Malaria Vaccine Relies on Mosquito Bites
A new vaccine may break the cycle of transmission of a disease that kills nearly 800,000 people every year worldwide.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.

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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