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Med Students Pitch In


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.


Preserving Louisiana French as Living Language


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.,...