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 Tulane Empowers

India journey brings classroom to life
Tulane students earn service-learning hours by volunteering with social service organizations in India that serve Tibetan refugees.
 
Photos: High honor for philanthropists
In honor of total giving to Tulane University of at least $1 million, 31 individuals and organizations are inducted into the Paul Tulane Society.
 
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.
 
Piper Fellow devotes work to maternal-child health
Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann, this year’s Piper Fellow, dedicates her career to stopping the spread of infectious diseases from mothers to babies in Peru.
 
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.
 
Program Plants Youth on Urban Tract
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods sponsor Grow Dat Youth Farm, a project of Tulane City Center.

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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