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 Tulane Empowers

Journalist David Bornstein speaks about social innovation
A panel of local visionaries joins the NewDay speaker to answer questions after talking about their social innovation projects.
 
Deng invested as Schlieder chair in biostatistics
Hong-Wen Deng is director of the new Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

Tulane University gets $5 million grant for global disaster-leadership program

A network of education and development programs will be established in Africa and Asia. 

January 4, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

Tulane University has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help universities in disaster-prone regions in Africa and Asia establish a network of education and development programs in disaster resilience and leadership. More...

 

 

 

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