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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.

Wave rolls in donations for kids with cancer

A Tulane parent  has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception during the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center's Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund. 

Maggie Edwards has a dream — a Green Dream, as she calls it. She wants to inspire the Tulane Green Wave football players to bring their A game this season while helping children with cancer. 

Edwards, mother of Tulane senior and Green Wave long snapper John Edwards, has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception in the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center’s Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund.

She is going to bring a large poster to every home game on which she will display a running total of her personal commitment to date. “It’s been my experience that inspiration is contagious,” says Maggie Edwards, a breast cancer survivor who is proud and candid about the constant care she received from her son during her battle with the disease. More...

 

 

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