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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...

New speaker series to address the importance of equity - September 19, 2018
On Sept. 25 at 7 p.m., the Center for Academic Equity (CAE) will hold its first Equity Speaker Panel in Freeman Auditorium on the uptown campus. The panel will focus on the national, regional and local issues associated with immigration on the...

Tulane mental health experts assist Puerto Rico post-Maria - September 19, 2018
As Puerto Rico marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria this week, officials from Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) are on the island discussing the state of mental health post disaster. DRLA Director Reggie...

New $2.8 million grant continues Tulane research into chronic kidney disease - September 18, 2018
A new $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue groundbreaking research into chronic kidney disease (CKD) by Tulane University. A team of investigators, including Dr. Jiang He from Tulane University School of...

Mad about science - September 18, 2018
White coats hang outside a research lab in the Boggs Center for Energy & Biotechnology, one of several buildings that comprise the burgeoning uptown science district of the School of Science and Engineering. Construction of Steven and Jann Paul...

Amistad celebrates 52 years with ‘Soundtrack of New Orleans’ - September 17, 2018
The Amistad Research Center will honor local civic and community leaders during the “Soundtrack of New Orleans,” a celebration of the city’s unique history, culture and music. The event takes place at the historic Orpheum Theater on Friday, Sept. 28...

Granted: Liberal arts program, faculty receive new funding - September 17, 2018
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded grants for collaborative programs to the School of Liberal Arts’ New Orleans Center for the Gulf South  and to Michael R. Cohen of the Department of Jewish Studies in the amounts of $160,...

Shades of Bluedoo - September 17, 2018
Runners of all ages take off at the starting line of the Fifth Annual NOLA Bluedoo Party/Walk/Run on Saturday evening.

Study shows parents display more conservative attitudes - September 17, 2018
Parents give lots of advice: “Look both ways before you cross the street,” for example, or “Don’t run with scissors.” These old sayings are more than just clichés. They can be considered examples of a certain type of individual perspective, one...

Research, rankings and a really large fish collection - September 14, 2018
Transcript: A deep into Tulane’s massive fish collection and the university earns top marks in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. U.S. News & World Report released their rankings of the...

Pep talk - September 14, 2018
Faculty and staff at Tulane University gather for the annual State of the University event hosted by President Mike Fitts. View the slideshow.

President Fitts thanks faculty, staff for Tulane’s success - September 14, 2018
A video showing “The Power of Tulane” brought to life the new and renovated buildings on the Tulane campus at the State of the University address on Friday in McAlister Auditorium. During Tulane University’s annual State of the University address...

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