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News in review: Dec. 18, 2017

December 15, 2017 3:00 PM
Carolyn Scofield




We’re along the Mississippi River for this edition of Tulane News in Review.
Tulane launched its "audacious" campaign to raise $1.3 billion over the next five years. The news caught the attention of Inside Higher Ed and a host of other outlets.
David Weinberg, assistant dean of admissions at Tulane Law School, offered his advice to undergraduates hoping to become lawyers in this article for U.S. News and World Report.
Reader’s Digest reached out to Dr. Jordan Karlitz for his expertise on colon cancer. The story was picked up by MSN.
Politico and The Hechinger Report cited Education Research Alliance studies in stories about charter schools.
Ana Lopez, director of the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane, spoke with The Washington Post about the impact a new policy could have on long-distance U.S. – Cuba relationships.
Economist James Alm talked taxes with Brides magazine.
Sociologist David Smilde spoke with The New York Times and Vox about Venezuela.
School of Social Work professor Catherine Burnette told The New York Daily News people shouldn’t be quick to judge sexual assault victims.
And Refinery29 showcased Walter Isaacson’s new book.
That’s all for this edition of Tulane News in Review. Have a safe and happy holiday season and we’ll see you in 2018!