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 Tulane Empowers

Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
Piper Fellow devotes work to maternal-child health
Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann, this year’s Piper Fellow, dedicates her career to stopping the spread of infectious diseases from mothers to babies in Peru.
 
Welcoming Weatherhead Hall
Newest residence hall for “our best and brightest students” is a welcome addition and a symbol of resurgence for the university and city.
 
Tribe Turns to Tulane to Revive Language
Linguistics program comes to aid of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe needing help to recover its “dead” native language.
 
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.
 
Kids Get Behind the Scenes Glimpse of Science
FIRST Lego League middle-school robotics teams discover world of biomedical engineering at Tulane.

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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