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Tulane experts talk sports scandals and representation in film

August 31, 2018 4:30 PM
Carolyn Scofield cscofiel@tulane.edu



From sports scandals to representation in film, Tulane experts are the go-to sources for today’s biggest news stories. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review.

Director of Tulane’s sports law program, Gabe Feldman, commented on a number of major sports stories. Feldman’s quotes appeared in the Associated Press, New York Times, Washington Post and more.

Political scientist Mirya Holman talked women in politics with Yahoo.

The New York Times interviewed Tulane Law’s Ross Garber about the investigations into Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. Reuters also talked to Garber.

Chemistry professor Bruce Gibb won a grant to study protein-related diseases and AP picked up the story.

School is back in session and director of admission Jeff Schiffman told Forbes how students can transition to college life.

Tulane professor of history Walter Isaacson sat on a CNBC panel recently to talk Trump. He’ll also contribute to a new late night series “Amanpour & Company.” Forbes had the details.

Director of the Tulane Trauma Institute Dr. Charles Figley talked with the Detroit Free Press about the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Maria. AccuWeather interviewed Figley along with the School of Social Work’s Reggie Ferreira about how Harvey survivors are coping one year later.

Public Radio International featured assistant professor of English Cheryl Narumi Naruse in a story about representation in the movie ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’

MSN says Tulane is the best value college in Louisiana, and Southern Living recognized the campus as one of the most beautiful in the South.

Wallet Hub spoke with professor of marketing Harish Sujan about the best airline credit cards of 2018.

Finally, Tulane retired Devon Walker’s number 18 at the Green Wave’s season opener against Wake Forest. ESPN featured the story.

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