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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,...

Women leaders in New Orleans are focus of Tulane course - October 24, 2018
From nonprofit organizations to government, from social movements to Mardi Gras, and from restaurants to boardrooms, women have led and continue to lead New Orleans. Using an intersectional feminist lens, Clare Daniel, administrative assistant...

Tulane team releases guide to best local food and nutrition work - October 23, 2018
Navigating the New Orleans food and nutrition scene just got easier. An interdisciplinary team at Tulane University recently developed the “Resource Guide to Innovative Work in Food & Nutrition in New Orleans.” This free guide was produced by...

Tulane-Aspen Institute hosts Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings author, Annette Gordon-Reed - October 22, 2018
Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed, an American historian and legal scholar, will be the featured speaker in the next Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series event on Monday, October 29 from 1-2 p.m. in Rogers Memorial Chapel...

TUPals program eases transition for international students - October 19, 2018
TUPals is a program designed to introduce returning Tulane students to international students experiencing their first semester at Tulane. The program’s mission is to help new international students feel welcome at Tulane and also to encourage the...

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