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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
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.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
Health Clinic Gets Funding for HIV Care
Dr. MarkAlain Dery says placing HIV care within an “ordinary health clinic” is part of a trend to destigmatize HIV.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.
 
Kids Get Behind the Scenes Glimpse of Science
FIRST Lego League middle-school robotics teams discover world of biomedical engineering at Tulane.

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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