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Politics and Race Hit the Stage

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In the play Soul of the City, the emergence of machine politics in 1960s New Orleans intertwines with issues of race and segregation. Coauthored by Jim Fitzmorris, assistant professor in...

Bulb-Swapping Program Gets Green Light

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About 25 percent of Newcomb-Tulane undergraduates study abroad, and with an average of 3,000 pounds of carbon emitted on every airline flight, their travel contributes to the production of...

From Creation to Eternity

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The Tulane chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is celebrating its 100th anniversary this spring with a lecture on origins. Matt Cartmill, an anthropology professor at Boston University, will speak on “...

"Tears for Life" Business Wins Big

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Tears for Life, a company founded by a group of University of Arkansas students to develop a screening tool to detect breast cancer using women's tears, won the grand prize of $20,000 in the...

Tea Parties Brew Opposition to Government Spending

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Thousands of protesters staged “tea parties” across the country on Wednesday (April 15) to voice both anger and concern about government spending, the growing federal deficit and Obama...

Faculty Talks Engage Alumni Learners

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For New Orleans area alumni who want to continue learning, Tulane offers a program aimed at getting them back on campus. The latest in a series of lectures by Tulane Alumni Lifelong Learning (TALL...

Making Names for Themselves

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SCOTT BURROUGHS, a student in the Tulane School of Architecture master's program, was one of 10 finalists in a design competition of contemporary, innovative and sustainable homes...

Bike Lane Inspires Riders

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If you build a bike lane, more New Orleanians will ride. At least, that's what has happened since the Upper and Lower 9th Wards received three miles of bike lanes, according to researchers in the...

Chemist Recognized as Outstanding Researcher

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For his widely cited research that combines quantum and classical approaches to theoretical chemistry, Michael Herman, a professor of chemistry, will receive the Outstanding Researcher award...

Conference Victory Propels Golfers to Regionals

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In its first year back to competition after Hurricane Katrina, the 33rd-ranked Tulane women's golf team is heading to NCAA postseason play after dominating the nine other Conference USA teams and...

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