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 Tulane Empowers

Health economics student takes first place in global challenge
Entry in Dairy Data Challenge proposes better data collection to boost production and quality of milk, increasing farmer income and improving nutrition.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.
 
Video: Swimmers Promote Confidence
Watch student leaders of the Swim 4 Success discuss their experiences working with the program
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.

Two receive top public service award

As committed, compassionate leaders,  Lea Bogner and Laura White are honored with the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award. 

Bogner and White
Laura White, left, and Lea Bogner received the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award at Tulane, recognized for being committed, compassionate leaders. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentanto)


May 22, 2012

Fran Simon
fsimon@tulane.edu

Two graduates — Lea Bogner and Laura White — who have distinguished themselves by embodying the best practices in civic engagement have received the top award for public service at Tulane University.

The Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate social responsibility and awareness of community needs through significant service contributions. Lee and Lucette Runsdorf of New York established the award in memory of their son, a Tulane alumnus who loved his four years at Tulane and was interested in public service, his mother said. More...

 

 

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