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Gathering moss: Acclaimed author on teaching at Tulane, making NOLA home - November 21, 2018
Editor’s note: This piece is a personal essay by Tulane professor Thomas Beller. It appeared first in the September 2018 issue of Tulanian. One night 10 years ago on Canal Street I am on Canal Street in my car late at night. Or perhaps it’s not...

Tulane professor receives NIH supplement for Alzheimer’s research - November 20, 2018
There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Alzheimers.org, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.   Andrea Zsombok, an associate...

Research teams awarded funding to fight health disparities in the Mississippi Delta - November 16, 2018
A new consortium backed by Tulane University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has awarded collaborative research grants to two teams of investigators fighting health disparities in...

The Cuba connection - November 14, 2018
Editor’s note: This column reflects the personal experience of Tulane alumnus Angus Lind. It appeared first in the September 2018 issue of Tulanian. I’d like to report that Cuba is beguiling, enchanting, charming and a really fun place to visit...

Tulane awarded $8.5 million contract to develop next-generation whooping cough vaccine - November 14, 2018
The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.”   ...

Tulane’s family planning research continues in the DRC with $11 million Gates/Packard grant - November 13, 2018
Researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine have received $11 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to continue their ground-breaking research and...

Tulane study finds neurotic or introverted men more likely to be distressed after cancer diagnosis - November 13, 2018
Men who are neurotic or introverted are more likely to be distressed after their prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at Tulane University. The findings suggest those personality traits are important factors in how men...

Experience Homecoming 2018 - November 13, 2018
Green Wave fans reveled in a 24-18 victory against the East Carolina Pirates during Tulane Homecoming Family Weekend. Relive the festive celebration in the photo slideshow below.  

Tulane photographer pens magical mermaid children’s book - November 12, 2018
The Mermaids of New Orleans is a new children’s book that answers a nautical question: If people across the country have different traditions and celebrations in their cities and communities, why wouldn’t it be the same for mermaids? Written by...

Homecoming brings together families, alumni - November 09, 2018
The Homecoming Reunion and Family Weekend was filled with smiles and cheers of “Hullabaloo” as Tulanians gathered on the uptown campus for the big game. Scroll for photos.

From law to linguistics, Tulane faculty make national headlines - November 09, 2018
Transcript: Tulane experts talk midterms and Tulane’s teaching kitchen earns national notice. That’s all part of Tulane News in Review. Tulane political scientist Mirya Holman talked women in politics as voters went to the polls. NBC News, the...

Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrates 30 years - November 09, 2018
Students, faculty and friends gathered in the Lavin-Bernick Center Wednesday, Nov. 7, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (The O) at Tulane University. Carolyn Barber-Pierre, assistant vice president for...

TUPD opens new downtown station - November 08, 2018
A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 7, marked the opening of the new Tulane University Police Department headquarters located in the downtown medical district.

Digital design students get new, competitive edge - November 07, 2018
The Tulane School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) has opened three new digital design labs at the Elmwood campus offering cutting-edge technology in the areas of game art, animation and other interactive design. Amanda Garcia, digital design...

Tulane researcher studies maternal mortality and the reasons behind it - November 06, 2018
The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and Louisiana consistently ranks among the top states for rates of death among pregnant and postpartum women. Two new studies by a Tulane University epidemiologist aim to...

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