Pandemic Pedagogy: Public School Teaching During COVID-19

By Matthew Nguyen The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly left a devastating impact on several businesses in New Orleans including our local restaurants, beloved shopping malls, lively music venues, and many others. While the shutdown and restrictions have definitely changed the lifestyles of many New Orleanians, any high schooler or teacher in this city can tell… Read More Pandemic Pedagogy: Public School Teaching During COVID-19

Back to Normal? How the COVID-19 Vaccine Changes Lives

By Sarah Sammataro Every Monday morning, Bailey Batt, a twenty-four-year-old aspiring Child Life Specialist, parks her car outside the New Orleans Children’s Hospital and gets ready for her shift as a Child Life volunteer. She dons her mask, then crosses the road beneath the hospital’s bridged passageway, and pushes through the glass doors to enter.… Read More Back to Normal? How the COVID-19 Vaccine Changes Lives

Increased Intakes at Covenant House New Orleans and the Far-Reaching Effects of COVID-19

By Alexis Sullivan “Because of a greater need, we saw an increase in services. We know in this time when everyone is shut in, there’s going to be an increase in domestic violence and sexual assault. That always is a driver for us and our census.” Richard Arnold, Director of Development & Communications at Covenant… Read More Increased Intakes at Covenant House New Orleans and the Far-Reaching Effects of COVID-19

Breaking the Cycle: How Policy Change Could Reduce Prevalence of Homelessness

By Brianna Oubre On February 11, 2021, Shante Wade had a mental episode shooting two people in the emergency room of University medical center. Her family had noticed a change in her behavior weeks prior to this incident and attempted to get treatment for her but were turned down by those facilities because they did… Read More Breaking the Cycle: How Policy Change Could Reduce Prevalence of Homelessness

From Pharma to the Arm. How Innovation and Technology Drives Vaccine Distribution

By Ed Svetkey Joe Esneuate, Chief Clinical Data Officer at Tulane University Medical Group, patiently waits to receive a miracle of modern science. In parallel time, the very administration he works for curates one of the largest COVID-19 Vaccine distribution programs in New Orleans.   Tulane University has not only been responsible for distributing the vaccine… Read More From Pharma to the Arm. How Innovation and Technology Drives Vaccine Distribution