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Former NFL quarterback addresses male privilege - September 26, 2018
First-year students at Tulane University attended a candid discussion about sex, consent and male privilege as they relate to sexual violence during the Tulane Reading Project keynote lecture Tuesday in McAlister Auditorium. Don McPherson, former...

A Tulane internship of seismic proportions - September 26, 2018
As a research intern in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, Makiyah Cormick, a senior at the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, worked closely with scientists to analyze seismic data from around the world. He was...

Brain gain - September 25, 2018
Jane Thierfeld Brown, an assistant clinical professor at the Yale Child Study Center, shares thoughts and experiences from decades of work supporting students on the autism spectrum. Brown’s presentation, which took place Monday, Sept. 24, on the...

Russian manuscripts key to student’s research - September 25, 2018
When Associate Professor Yigit Akin recruited history major Sophia Kalashnikova Horowitz to translate a book written in Russian, the Tulane University student became curious about Russian scholars who lived during Josef Stalin’s regime. That project...

Study seeks agent that can overcome drug resistance - September 25, 2018
Nakhle Saba, MD, an assistant professor of clinical medicine in the Tulane University School of Medicine, recently received a one-year, $30,000 Ladies Leukemia League grant to study the role of a protein — MALT1 — in B-cell acute lymphoblastic...

Open house - September 24, 2018
Visiting Colombian visual artist Erika Diettes discusses her work during the Latin American Library’s open house on Friday afternoon (Sept. 21). The annual event also featured an exhibit of recent acquisitions to the library, a book sale and light...

Is New Orleans poised to be the next Silicon Valley? - September 24, 2018
New Orleans was already ranked as the fastest growing technology jobs market in the country when DXC Technology announced it had selected the city as the home of its new Digital Transformation Center, a software development hub expected to bring 2,...

Black Arts Movement author, educator comes to Tulane - September 24, 2018
For seven years, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and Tulane School of Liberal Arts have highlighted important new works from scholars whose focus covers the Gulf South region. Kalamu ya Salaam, author of several books, poems, and essays on...

Three faculty members named Duren Professors for 2018-19 - September 21, 2018
Newcomb-Tulane College has appointed Laurie Earls, Adam McKeown and Christopher Oliver as Duren Professors for 2018-19. The trio was selected on the basis of their commitment to undergraduate teaching and their innovative proposals.  The Duren...

Taste tour - September 21, 2018
Tulane Dining Services’ Executive Chef Scott Goodstal, right, and students move in to taste fresh vegetarian jambalaya prepared by Goodstal at the Third Coast Residential Learning Community in the Barbara Greenbaum House test kitchen. Sponsored by...

Tulane Law School conference to feature top media experts - September 21, 2018
Media scholars, legal minds and reporters for The New York Times and The Washington Post are among more than two dozen experts who will serve as panelists at a freedom of the press conference Sept. 27-28 at Tulane University School of Law. Titled...

Extrovert - September 20, 2018
Hibiscus bloom abundantly in the Louisiana Native Garden outside the Merryl and Sam Israel Jr. Environmental Sciences Building on the uptown campus. Known for its hardy nature and showy flowers, the hibiscus plant has been used to make tea for...

Help Sophie the Volkswagen stay in tip-top shape - September 20, 2018
It is game day. Newcomb Quad and the Berger Family Lawn are bustling with people sporting olive and blue while the sound of the Tulane University Marching Band fills the air. As the band leads the procession to Yulman Stadium, “Sophie,” a 1961...

Hope for the dying - September 20, 2018
Experimental drugs might offer a terminally ill patient another chance to live, or live longer. But outside of clinical trials, such drugs are hard to acquire and surrounded by murky legal and ethical issues of patient access and priority and...

Downtown denizen - September 19, 2018
The Hutchinson Memorial Building, left, houses the Tulane University School of Medicine, the second-oldest medical school in the Deep South. Completed in 1929, the art deco building was constructed with funds from a bequest by Alexander Charles...

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