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New Look for <i>New Wave</i>


At the start of this year New Wave implemented one of its larger modifications since its inception in 2005. Now the Tulane news site is looking for feedback from its readers about the new...

Rivers, Royalty and the Maya


New research being conducted at the important "river cities" of the ancient Maya civilization will be the focus of the 7th annual Tulane Maya Symposium and Workshop that opens on Friday (Feb. 26...

Doctor Dishes Up Plan to Combat Obesity


When Dr. David M. Eisenberg spoke at the Tulane University School of Medicine, he posed a provocative question: "What if medical schools partnered with culinary schools to create teaching kitchens...

Second Line Makes the Grade


A service-learning project that was part of a Tulane communication and American studies class took students into the New Orleans community to record oral histories of the Prince of Wales Social...

Conference Concentrates on Islam


"Political Philosophy and Islamic Culture" is the subject of a three-day conference that opens today (Feb. 24) at Tulane. The events will feature a lecture by Charles Butterworth, a renowned...

The French Connection


The Tulane University Department of French and Italian, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women and Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans are collaborating to host a Tournées Film Festival...

Earning an "A" for Arts


Its exhibit of contemporary Cuban art ends on March 4, but the reputation of the Newcomb Art Gallery keeps growing. The Cuban exhibit, part of citywide festival of cultural events, is one example...

Play Examines College-Aged Relationships


Why do we try to mold and mend the people closest to us? What are the consequences of such transformations? These questions are central to The Shape of Things, the latest production to...

Photo: Quiet Contemplation



Taking advantage of a quiet moment, a student works on a reading assignment in Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II on the uptown campus. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


New Affiliation for Training Family Doctors


The Family Medicine Residency Program at East Jefferson General Hospital is now affiliated with Tulane University School of Medicine, an initiative that further extends Tulane's commitment to...