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Resilience-building can help communities after a disaster - August 14, 2018
A team of community health researchers including individuals from Tulane University recently examined ways to address behavioral health needs after disasters. The resulting study, “Case Study of Resilient Baton Rouge: Applying Depression...

Bygone bell - August 14, 2018
The Newcomb bell stands in the cool darkness of the Dixon Hall lobby. A gift from the Class of 1900, the bell was used in the chapel on the original Newcomb College campus on Washington Avenue. It is still rung before Newcomb ceremonies held in...

Researcher awarded $1.65M to study fundamentals behind protein build-up linked to Alzheimer’s - August 14, 2018
Tulane University chemistry professor Bruce C. Gibb has been awarded a $1.65 million grant for research that could shed light on the molecular details of such diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The four-year grant from the National Institutes...

Helping families paint the stress away - August 13, 2018
On Saturday, Aug. 18, the Arts in Medicine program at Tulane Medical Center will host its 2018 PaintFest at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Julie Connelly, Arts in Medicine coordinator,...

Making moves - August 13, 2018
As a professional football player, Tulane University alumnus Brandon LeBeau has some slick moves on the field. As the founder of local moving company Movn, LeBeau also specializes in smooth moves off the gridiron. “We take pride in all of the moves...

Power shower - August 13, 2018
A worker power sprays the exterior of Devlin Fieldhouse, home to Avron B. Fogelman Arena, as dark clouds move in from the west. Across campus, maintenance projects near completion in preparation for the fall semester.  

Tricentennial tributes honor Tulanians - August 10, 2018
In celebration of New Orleans’ tricentennial year, The Advocate and The Times-Picayune are producing several series to chronicle the city’s illustrious history over the past three centuries. Tulane University has held an integral role in that...

Friend or foe - August 10, 2018
Aquatic turtles are undisturbed by the presence of a great egret in New Orleans City Park. Great egrets feed on fish, frogs, small mammals and sometimes small reptiles, and are known to stand motionless as prey unknowingly come within their reach.

From blood pressure to battling erosion - August 10, 2018
Transcript: From blood pressure to battling erosion, Tulane experts covered a wide variety of topics in national news. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Video captured what appeared to be an assassination attempt on Venezuelan president...

School supply drives at Tulane underway - August 09, 2018
There are two opportunities to help local school children prepare for the 2018–19 academic year. Now through Aug. 31, the Tulane University Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is holding a school supply drive in support of the Dinerral Shavers...

Just add salt - August 09, 2018
Staff members work in unison to add salt to the fresh water, indoor pool in the Reily Student Recreation Center on Thursday morning. The facility has been closed all week to complete several summer maintenance projects including bathroom renovations...

Newcomb Art Museum offers discounted student membership - August 09, 2018
Tulane University students have a new opportunity to engage with the arts on campus through a limited-time $25 membership offer from the Newcomb Art Museum. The membership incorporates benefits offered to all museum members such as discounts at the...

Amistad Research Center contributes to NOLA tricentennial exhibits - August 08, 2018
As the city of New Orleans celebrates its 300th anniversary, the Amistad Research Center is assisting efforts to ensure that the city’s African American history and heritage are recognized by contributing to a multi-organizational series of citywide...

White coats signify start of medical career for Tulane Class of 2022 - August 08, 2018
The Tulane University School of Medicine welcomed 191 students at its annual White Coat Ceremony. The event signifies the beginning of a career in medicine, when first-year medical students don their white doctor’s coats for the first time. The...

Design language - August 08, 2018
Tulane student Deja McLendon, far right, searches for online images for an assignment during Digital Design Foundations, a course offered in the School of Professional Advancement. Part of the school’s Digital Design program, the course explores the...

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