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URBANbuild Makes it Right


The School of Architecture's URBANbuild program was conceived before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast region, but after the storm, the project has become focused on the recovery process. This...

Students Learn All Things Shakespeare


When young actors take on William Shakespeare, they are guaranteed to learn more from the experience than just their lines. The Tulane All Things Shakespeare summer program grants local high...

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Hot Jazz
Performing with the Tulane Jazz...

Hail to the Chief


Tulane University seniors aren't the only ones who will be receiving degrees during commencement season. President Scott Cowen will travel to the University of Notre Dame and the University of...

Oil Leak Could Land Knockout Blow


On Friday (April 29), the National Guard was mobilized to help deal with an oil slick that began lapping onto the barrier islands off the coast of Louisiana. Those first oily waves mark the...

Off the Island!


In an editorial in the May 2010 issue of the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Tulane University malaria researchers urge action to eliminate malaria from Hispaniola, the last...

A Mathematics Homecoming


James "Mac" Hyman, who graduated from Tulane in 1972 with honors in both math and physics, has returned to join the math department faculty and is now the new holder of a distinguished chair.


Students Star in <i>Karma Walkers</i>


Karma Walkers, a documentary about 12 students from the Tulane School of Social Work who leave New Orleans for India to work with orphans, lepers and Tibetan refugees in the mountaintop...

RecycleMania a Success


Tulane wrapped up its fourth annual RecycleMania competition, with members of the Tulane community collecting 131,000 pounds of recycled material on the uptown campus and more than 3,000 pounds on...

Buckets for the Cure


When Leslie Marsh, assistant director of donor relations at Tulane University, was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2006, she became an advocate for annual mammograms and advanced cancer...