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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...

Academic Advising Expands Services

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She calls herself “the facilitator.” Sara Gershen was the first person students saw during the first week of classes as they arrived for appointments at the Tulane Academic Advising Center....

Jones Scholars Assist Public Education in New Orleans

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Through the Jones Scholars Internship Program, Tulane University graduate students are given the opportunity to apply their skills, interests and education to benefit public education in New...

Making a Difference Through Design

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Finding your school at the center of a national media buzz is wonderful, says Kenneth Schwartz, dean of the Tulane School of Architecture. But even more gratifying than the national spotlight,...

Med School Assists Returning Evacuees

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As thousands of New Orleans area residents poured back into the region following the evacuation for Hurricane Gustav, members of the Tulane University School of Medicine met them. Staff and...

Primate Center Powers Up

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For two weeks, staff members of the Tulane National Primate Research Center have been running on adrenaline, working nonstop--even climbing over downed trees -- to return to the Covington, La.,...

Football and Volleyball in Weekend Action

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It's a Green Wave weekend for Tulane fans. The football team makes its home debut in the Louisiana Superdome on Saturday (Sept.13), and the women's volleyball team hosts the Allstate Sugar Bowl...

Raising Awareness About Prostate Cancer

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In commemoration of September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Tulane University is planning a live demonstration of the daVinci surgical robotic system that gives doctors minimally invasive...

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