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Parents Network Together

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The Tulane Society of Parent and Family Involvement within the Division of Student Affairs presents a way of helping parents with sending their students off to college.

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First-year Students Learn Through Entertainment

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Blossoming into an annual freshman favorite, the “Last Student Standing” competition, held Monday, Aug. 25, in McAlister Auditorium, garnered a total of $500 in bookstore gift certificates as top...

Cornell Lends a Big Hand to Tulane and New Orleans

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Less than 72 hours after Hurricane Katrina threw Tulane faculty and staff into their own storm of uncertainty, Cornell University threw out a lifeline. On Sept. 1, Cornell president Hunter...

Bellying Up Relief for Red Cross and Tulane

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When the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, Calif., near San Diego, scheduled three consecutive weekends of New Orleans music, it was long before anyone had ever imagined a Hurricane Katrina or the...

President Cowen Goes Back to School

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Four weeks to the day after he was evacuated from a flooded New Orleans via helicopter, Tulane President Scott Cowen walked into his office at 218 Gibson Hall, sat down at his desk and turned on...

Med Students Pitch In

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The envelope from Mercer University School of Medicine started making waves as soon as it hit the makeshift mail room at the Tulane University temporary headquarters in Houston.

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Preserving Louisiana French as Living Language

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Tom Klingler, an expert in linguistics and French spoken in Louisiana, receives beaucoup e-mail inquiries from people around the world who want to learn how to speak Louisiana Creole. To help meet...

Event Celebrates Technology on Campus

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When it comes to describing the use of technology on campus, the phrase “learn, play, teach” says it all. And that phrase captures the spirit of a first-of-its-kind Tech Day on Friday (Sept. 19),...

Help for "Freshman 15" Weight Gain

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Along with fresh academic challenges, the transition to university life often leads to the “freshman 15,” a term referring to weight gain during a student's first year at college. Late-night...

Author Finds Similarities between New Orleans, Pakistan

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Though he has only logged a total of six days in New Orleans, Mohsin Hamid, author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, seems comfortable in the Big Easy. Hamid came to campus on Monday (Sept...

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