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 Tulane Empowers

First-of-its-kind scholarship memorializes social work faculty member
The endowed scholarship was established by a generous gift from the Delta Foundation through the efforts of Roger and Carol Nooe.
 
Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
Grow Dat Youth Farm gets boost from NCAA
Langston Hughes Academy students will join Tulane student-athletes to plant citrus trees on the farm’s new four-acre home in City Park.
 
Green Wave alumnus vs. robots at regional contest
During spring break, Tulane students, faculty and staff members volunteer to help run the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional.
 
Student Videos Highlight Engaged Learning
Laura White is one student who hopes to use the new Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching to continue experiential learning opportunities. View the video.

Teaching teachers to go global

The escalating European debt crisis may sound like someone else’s problem, but students who are trained to think globally from a young age understand its international repercussions. At least that’s the theory behind an ambitious April 2012 conference. 

With funding from the Longview Foundation, a day-and-a-half “Training Global Teachers for Global Classrooms” event will show 200 educators, administrators and university and community college faculty the latest tools and technologies to expand their teaching toolbox — even if they’ve never left the country. More...
 

 

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