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New Orleans & The World
Tricentennial book explores New Orleans’ global impact
New Orleans & The World: 1718-2018 Tricentennial Anthology is a collection of essays by leading scholars and local cultural icons that illuminates how the Crescent City has left its inimitable mark on global history. The illustrated anthology was published through a partnership between the...

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Nov 29, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher who studies bird migration has found that a decline in the number of wood thrushes is probably due to deforestation in Central America.

 

Nov 28, 2017 - Faith Dawson

Tulane economics professor Nora Lustig was appointed to the G20 Eminent Persons Group, a committee that will study effective global financial governance. Lustig was also named president emerita of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, which she helped found.

Nov 15, 2017 - Mary Ann Travis

First Amendment rights — essentially free speech — are necessary for freedom and the best practice in higher education, says Tulane President Mike Fitts at the fall Phi Beta Kappa lecture.

Nov 10, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University geologist is among a team of scientists studying an ancient Canadian ice sheet to determine if its collapse could be a preview of future climate change.

 

Oct 24, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to abuse alcohol, but a Tulane researcher is hoping a study of the brain can provide insight into the problem and catch it before it escalates.