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 Tulane Empowers

Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
‘Teachers make good neighbors’
A 2011 business and political science graduate is using his nonprofit organization to rebuild homes for educators in New Orleans.
 
PitchNOLA finds winner in ‘The Well’
Plan for an integrative medical practice wins “elevator-pitch” competition for ventures to spur social change in New Orleans.
 
Raising Awareness for Gulf Restoration
Raising Awareness for Gulf Restoration
 
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.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.

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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