Three Newcomb Scholars are Biomedical Engineers

November 16, 2011

Three Newcomb Scholars are Biomedical EngineersIn each year’s Tulane undergraduate class, only 20 of approximately 900 women are chosen for the honorary designation of Newcomb Scholar. The BME department is honored to have 3 Newcomb Scholars among our undergraduate student body.

The Newcomb Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for women at Tulane to participate in an academically enriching and shared four-year experience through undergraduate research, seminars, and experiential learning opportunities. Newcomb Scholars offers an important opportunity for women students to be a part of a close-knit community of women in a coeducational environment.

The Biomedical Engineering Newcomb Scholars are:

Class of 2013

Class of 2014

Through this program, Newcomb Scholars have the opportunity to:

  • Establish research relationships with faculty and benefit from mentoring by faculty
  • Benefit from small, uniquely designed seminars to enhance their research skills and potential
  • Complete and present an independently researched project examining both the theoretical and practical implications of their field
  • Make valuable contacts with influential professionals and researchers
  • Benefit from the support of research and applied learning grants
  • Obtain practical experience through service-learning experience
  • Gain valuable insight from fellow Scholars and researchers in their field
  • Understand their roles as both scholars and leaders
  • Influence the campus community in new and positive ways
  • Recognize their responsibility as civic-minded and engaged members of the community

Lindy Boggs Center Suite 500, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5897