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Liberal Arts Grants Enhance Teaching, Research


Tulane University has received two grants totaling $2.05 million to further strengthen and support faculty recruitment and research in core programs of the School of Liberal Arts.


School of Hard Knocks


Organizers of the Big Easy Rollergirls and the Mardi Gras Marathon share a common goal — to get the word out about their sports. And both groups are getting practical assistance from Tulane...

Teach for America Enlists New Graduates


“Criss-cross applesauce.” Rachel Kohn, a 2008 Tulane University graduate and new Teach for America corps member, has found the words to appeal to her class of 15 jittery kindergarteners to quietly...

Faculty Impresses Liberal Arts Dean


As the fall semester gets into full swing, Carole Haber, new dean of the School of Liberal Arts, says that she is struck by a lovely phenomenon. She's observed that faculty members at Tulane...

Students Hit the Streets to Help New Orleans


As a steady stream of tourists wandered through Lafayette No. 1 cemetery located across the street from Commander's Palace restaurant, troops of Tulane students fanned out to groom the historic...

Study of Risk Factors for Kidney Disease Continues


The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study holds hope for prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease, which afflicts 26.3 million patients in this country. Tulane University will...

Nader Brings Third-Party Campaign to Campus


Perennial third-party presidential candidate Ralph Nader is back at it again. On Wednesday (Sept. 17) Nader brought his message to Tulane, trying to sway voters away from the ranks of the nation's...

Historic Jazz Hall Targeted for Preservation


The Tulane Regional Urban Design Center and the City of Mandeville have received a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to develop plans for the preservation of one of the nation...

Gumby's Got Spirit


“Gumby” lives! For homecoming 2008, the vintage Green Wave mascot will be the spirit star of campus as Tulane fans get ready to decorate their own Gumby cutouts for the 2008 President's Spirit...

Focus on China - and Chinese Studies


As all eyes turn to Beijing for the Olympics, many students are thinking of making Chinese studies their major. Tulane University is responding to the ever-increasing interest in China and the...