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MEDIA ADVISORY: Tulane experts available for comment on midterm elections - November 05, 2018
These Tulane University experts are available to comment on all issues associated with the midterm elections including immigration, health care and gun control. To schedule interviews, please contact the Tulane Public Relations Office at 504-865-...

(De)Colonizing the coast - November 05, 2018
I had been troubled as the 300th anniversary of the founding of New Orleans approached this year by the glut of promotional Tricentennial messages and aesthetics that read as unwittingly pro-colonialism. Our French roots looked to be cause for...

Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation selects eight for faculty fellows grants - November 02, 2018
The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University awarded eight career development grants as part of the newly launched Lepage Faculty Fellows program to support faculty engaged in research, teaching or...

Children’s Hospital to partner with Tulane University School of Medicine - November 01, 2018
Children’s Hospital and Tulane University School of Medicine have signed an affiliation agreement to work together on clinical, academic and research activities in pediatrics.  The state’s only free-standing hospital focused entirely on the care of...

Tulane archaeologist co-authors first details on remains of 450-year-old Spanish fort - November 01, 2018
Chris Rodning, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor in the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts’ Department of Anthropology, has co-authored a major paper on the archaeology of a Spanish colonial fort built in 1566 at the Berry site, a large...

Of missing persons, unidentified remains and cold cases - October 31, 2018
As a volunteer with Operation Identification, a forensic anthropology program that helps identify individuals who have died crossing the Mexican–U.S. border, Melina Calmon Silva assisted with such duties as the intake of bodies, photographing...

Yoruba science textbook will be put to the test - October 31, 2018
This month a Mellon Fellow from Tulane University, Taofeeq Adebayo, will travel to Nigeria to begin teaching middle-school students from a science textbook he translated with four graduate student collaborators from University of Ibadan, Nigeria....

Study finds neutral fact-checking doesn't convince voters to abandon ‘fake news’ - October 30, 2018
If you’re having a political argument about voter fraud, you’d think that citing a nonpartisan, neutral source like Snopes or Politifact might be the best way to correct misinformation.  Not so, according to a Tulane University study that found...

Tulane awarded $2.3 million to study whether clearing blight stems teen violence in New Orleans - October 30, 2018
Can cleaning vacant lots cause a chain of events that curbs child abuse or stops a teen from falling victim to violence? That’s the provocative question behind a new Tulane University research project to study whether maintaining vacant lots and...

Tulane Hillel to host Tree of Life vigil tonight - October 29, 2018
The thoughts and prayers of the Tulane University community are with Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh as they mourn the loss of their loved ones following another senseless act of violence and hate. Tulane Hillel is hosting the Tulane Vigil...

‘Dames at Sea’ features Tulane talents - October 29, 2018
Now through Nov. 11, BB’s Stage Door Canteen at The National World War II Museum presents Dames at Sea, a sunny spoof of 1930s movie musicals featuring the talents of several Tulanians. Senior musical theater major Anthony Michael Harvey stars as...

From maritime law to marijuana, all in a week’s news - October 26, 2018
Transcript: From maritime law to marijuana and fertility, Tulane experts commented on a variety of national news stories. Here’s the full wrap up in Tulane News in Review. Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle, and Tulane...

Tulane professor argues for science at Oxford Union - October 26, 2018
Frank Tipler, Tulane professor of mathematical physics, argued on Oct. 18 against the proposition “that science alone can never answer our biggest questions” at the Oxford Union, the famous debate society founded in 1823 at Oxford University to...

Lessons from Peru - October 25, 2018
They delighted in everything Peru had to offer, from fishing on the Amazon to bird-watching in the rainforest to surfing on the Pacific. But this was anything but a vacation. For Siyang Hu, Claire Sentilles, Shreya Gunda, Rachel Russell and Ellie...

Artist, alumnus creates a whimsical world - October 24, 2018
A digital art installation by alumnus Dave Greber presents vibrant, digital abstractions using recognizable, colorful kinetic objects such as balloons, bouncing balls, stuffed animals and more. (Video by Dave Greber)   At the top of every hour,...

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