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 Tulane Empowers

Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize
Tulane team wins this year’s Domain Cos. New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge for ReactWell, with a patent-pending technology to convert algae into crude oil.
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
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.
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.
 
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.

Welcoming Weatherhead Hall

With pristine crisscrossed brick walkways and newly installed landscaping, Weatherhead Hall officially opens its doors as Tulane's newest residence hall. 

 Weatherhead Hall 2
Designed with "student-friendly space," Weatherhead Hall is a sophomore honors community for 269 students. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

The $28-million structure is more than a home — it’s also a symbol of resurgent New Orleans, according to speakers at the opening ceremony. "This is quite a commitment by Tulane and the New Orleans community,” Michael Hogg, vice president for student affairs, said. More...

 

 

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