There's no greater satisfaction to a teacher than knowing that you've made a difference in a student's life.
On the best days, teachers sense that impact in the classroom. Among the best teachers, those moments can be found outside the classroom as well, as this newsletter illustrates.
For more than 30 years, Oliver Houck's students have learned some of their most indelible lessons in a canoe or around a campsite, taking in the majesty of Louisiana's wild places from a man who has dedicated much of his life to protecting them.
One of those former students, Jason Barbeau (L '01), recalls his outings with Professor Houck in the Atchafalaya or Bogue Chitto as one of his most formative law school experiences.
Now a senior environmental attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Barbeau this week helped win a landmark settlement with Hyundai and Kia Motors, resulting in a $100 million civil fine, the largest in history for a Clear Air Act violation.
Below, you'll find a link to a digital copy of the new issue of the Tulane Lawyer. In it, you can read more stories about the ways in which Tulane faculty have touched the lives of students and, through them, the world.
Enjoy - and let us know how you are changing your piece of the world.
The maritime industry's precautions against potential disruptions from Ebola generated lively discussion at a symposium hosted by Tulane's Maritime Law Center and drawing experts from the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, China and Belarus.