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Tulane’s Homeland Security online master’s program receives high marks - January 29, 2019
Tulane University’s Homeland Security online master’s program recently received high marks from OnlineMasters.com, including the third-best online master’s program and the top program for intelligence officers for 2019. According to OnlineMasters....

Divided we learn - January 25, 2019
Editor's note: This article is the opinion of the writer and is reprinted with permission from The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. It also appears in the December 2018 ...

Study: Lower-carbon diets aren’t just good for the planet, they’re also healthier - January 24, 2019
A new Tulane University study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers— diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier. The research, which is...

Alumnus combines passions for teaching, building - January 23, 2019
Aaron Frumin (SLA ’11) knew he had a passion for teaching, but not within the walls of a typical classroom. His roundabout path to education came by way of New Orleans, first as a volunteer with the American Red Cross after Hurricane Katrina. Then...

Getting it done - January 22, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. once said that life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ Tulane students took that to heart this week as they volunteered at various locations around the city in honor of MLK Day.

New gynecologic oncologist aims to reduce cervical cancer rates in NOLA - January 21, 2019
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Oncologist Jessica Shank, MD, is on a mission to raise awareness that this cancer is preventable. "In New Orleans, cervical cancer rates are more than double that of the rest of the country...

We're all in - January 18, 2019
It’s not uncommon for an expectation of crime to be linked to a particular environment. For example: In a blighted neighborhood — there might be drug activity. In a retail store — there will be issues with theft. But it is only in recent years that...

Board member, law alumna Phyllis Taylor donates $5 million for Presidential Chair - January 17, 2019
Tulane University has received a $5 million commitment for the funding of a Presidential Chair from the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation. Foundation chairman and president, Phyllis M. Taylor, is a member of the Board of Tulane and a graduate of Tulane...

National Geographic spotlights Tulane professor’s work - January 15, 2019
A Tulane University professor’s excavation of the site of a mass child sacrifice that took place more than 500 years ago on the northern coast of Peru is featured in the February issue of National Geographic magazine. The article, titled “An...

New drug shows promise against deadly ricin toxin - January 15, 2019
A new study at the Tulane National Primate Research Center showed for the first time that an experimental drug can save nonhuman primates exposed to deadly ricin toxin, a potential bioterrorism agent.  “Clinically, there is no treatment that can be...

Four universities, one day of service for New Orleans - January 14, 2019
Students from Dillard University, Loyola University, University of New Orleans (UNO) and Tulane University will participate in the annual day of service to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The students will...

Newcomb Art Museum to open exhibition on incarcerated women - January 14, 2019
An art exhibition that intimately examines the experiences of currently and formerly incarcerated women in Louisiana by sharing stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph and persistence opens Saturday, Jan. 19 at Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane...

New hope for a new generation - January 11, 2019
In her cross-disciplinary Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Laboratory, Stacy Drury, MD, PhD, and her colleagues study the relationship between childhood experiences and genetic and epigenetic factors, striving to understand how this shapes...

Free program to help Tulane faculty, staff reach health goals - January 10, 2019
New Year’s resolutions can be hard to follow - especially in New Orleans, where the start of Carnival brings king cake just days after the holiday season ends. The Tulane Living Well Clinic is launching a new program to help Tulane University...

Student-athletes raise funds for Tulane Cancer Center patient relief - January 10, 2019
Student-athletes from Mount Carmel Academy, St. Mary’s Dominican, Archbishop Chapelle, Cabrini, Archbishop Shaw and St. Scholastica Academy high schools, as well as Loyola University will present Tulane Cancer Center with a check for $38,505—...

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