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 Tulane Empowers

India journey brings classroom to life
Tulane students earn service-learning hours by volunteering with social service organizations in India that serve Tibetan refugees.
 
Inspiring teens for healthcare careers
Instead of watching “ER” on TV, this group of high school students learned directly from medical students what it might be like to be doctors.
 
Care in the line of fire
Trauma expert Dr. Norman McSwain led a course in combat casualty training for doctors and medics from 10 Latin American countries.
 
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.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.
 
Healthcare Heroes: Med School Wins Top Service Honor
Dedication to community service results in national award for School of Medicine and its students.

Weatherhead Foundation pledges additional $50 million to Tulane University

The scholarship gift will help Tulane attract more students whose academic achievements are matched only by their passion for community service. 


The Weatherhead Foundation has pledged another $50 million to Tulane to fund scholarships for students with a passion for community service.

June 24, 2011: Two years after committing $50 million to create a critical mass of extraordinary university-wide professorships at Tulane University, the Weatherhead Foundation has pledged another $50 million to help Tulane attract more students whose academic achievements are matched only by their passion for community service.

The Weatherhead Scholars Program will be the first program of its kind in the country sponsored by a single donor with the vision of advancing the overall reputation and community engagement impact of the entire Tulane University community. Weatherhead Scholars will be among the world's most academically qualified and will also be dedicated to building a better world through public service. More...

 

 

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