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 Tulane Empowers

High school students to learn the business of music
A partnership between Tulane University and The Trombone Shorty Foundation will expand to teach NOLA high schoolers music business savvy.
 
India journey brings classroom to life
Tulane students earn service-learning hours by volunteering with social service organizations in India that serve Tibetan refugees.
 
Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Auction Fund-raiser Features Sports Action
The Tulane Grads and Dads Auction, online through June 15, supports scholarships for student-athletes.
 
Program Plants Youth on Urban Tract
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods sponsor Grow Dat Youth Farm, a project of Tulane City Center.
 
Barataria Bay Beckons Coastal Scientists
Researchers such as Alex Kolker are in for the long haul studying the effects of the oil spill in Barataria Bay.

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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