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Medical connection - October 11, 2018
A maze of pedestrian tunnels connects buildings in the Tulane University Medical District.

Tulane University joins regional biomedical technology accelerator hub - October 11, 2018
Tulane University has joined a consortium of 24 academic institutions to create a new hub to accelerate the commercialization of life sciences research and biomedical innovations. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of...

Deep dive in the jazz archive - October 11, 2018
That’s the hat. Yes, it’s the very one that jazz guitarist and raconteur Danny Barker wore. Deep in the recesses of the Hogan Jazz Archive, cocked discreetly on a shelf, is a taupe-colored fedora with a wide brown ribbon and a deep dent in the...

Tulane conference explores health and healing - October 10, 2018
Registration is open for Tulane University’s third biennial Black Women’s Health Conference taking place Oct. 12 and 13 on the uptown campus. The 2018 conference theme, “Cardiovascular Disease, Health, & Healing” will guide discussions on...

Event offers transparency in campus reports of sexual misconduct - October 10, 2018
During the fourth annual Shifting the Paradigm event held Tuesday evening on the uptown campus, the Tulane community received an update on the university’s efforts to end sexual violence on campus. In addition to a detailed account of how many...

Common occurrence - October 10, 2018
Construction workers wait in the early morning while equipment and supplies are lifted toward the second floor of The Commons, future home to the Newcomb College Institute, as well as a modern dining facility in the heart of the uptown campus. Not...

A different shade of green - October 09, 2018
Students perform a modern adaptation of Kurt Jooss’ 1932 ballet “The Green Table,” a commentary on the hopelessness of war and the destruction it causes. Conceived and directed by Jeffrey Gunshol, senior professor of practice in the Newcomb...

Diversity Convocation to feature ‘The Root’ editor - October 09, 2018
Damon Young, editor of The Root and co-founder of Very Smart Brothas, will join the Tulane community on Oct. 15 as the guest speaker for the 2018 Diversity Convocation. The event, hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (the O), will take...

Lynch Syndrome can lead to cancer — why physicians don't test for it - October 09, 2018
A new national survey study in Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology assesses barriers to physicians’ experience when testing for a common hereditary syndrome that carries a high risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). Lynch Syndrome, a...

Tulane sustainability director receives national research award - October 08, 2018
Liz Davey, the director of Tulane’s Office of Sustainability, has received the Campus Sustainability Research Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Davey was presented with her award on Oct. 2...

International Education Week celebrates global education - October 08, 2018
Tulane University’s Center for Global Education is sponsoring International Education Week (IEW) from Oct. 15-19. The annual week of events includes a lineup of globally themed workshops, talks and performances that provide a way for the Tulane...

Stand-in - October 08, 2018
Extras walk and ride past signage for “Baronne University” during the filming of an episode of “NCIS New Orleans” on the Gibson Quad last week. The popular series is currently in its fifth season.  

Treatment for common STD doesn’t work for some women, study finds - October 05, 2018
A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease. Professor Patricia Kissinger and a team of...

Jazz master - October 05, 2018
Ellis Marsalis, legendary bandleader, educator, NEA Jazz Master, and patriarch of one of New Orleans' most renowned musical families, performs in Dixon Hall.

Students, alumni of Criminal Justice Clinic help free inmate - October 05, 2018
It took 11 years and 22 student attorneys from Tulane’s Criminal Justice Clinic to help free Michael Monroe. Last week, after serving 21 years of a life sentence in Louisiana’s State Penitentiary at Angola, Monroe’s legal saga ended; he was...

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