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Star Shines on Uptown Campus


Film shoots are bringing some star power to the university, not the least of which is New Orleans' favorite native son, Harry Connick Jr.


Students Learn Global Health Care


Students in the Tulane-Xavier Minority Health International Research Training program are heading overseas this month where they will spend the next 12 weeks studying the practice of international...

Spanish and Portuguese Faculty Produce Bumper Crop


Productivity — often associated with farm crops and investment yields —has its place in academia. Scholarly productivity can be tracked and quantified in terms of books and articles published. The...

Burmese Leaders Continue to Stymie Relief Effort


U.S. Navy ships off the coast of Burma pulled up their anchors and crews threw up their collective hands in frustration last Wednesday (June 4). The Navy's pullout was due to the Burmese regime's...

Holocaust in Words and Images


Elie Weisel's memoir Night and Steven Spielberg's film Schindler's List are among a number of creative works that have publicly explored the Holocaust. Students in the course "Holocaust in Film...

Campus Heats Up for Orientation


If you're expecting the month of June to be hot, humid and quiet on the Tulane University uptown campus, you're right on the weather prediction but wrong about the rest. Far from being in the...

Filmmakers Arrive on Campus


It's been a busy year for the film industry in New Orleans. Five films are currently in the pre-production or filming phase in the city, with several of those projects shooting scenes on Tulane's...

Groundbreaking Study Tests Post-storm Distress


A study of people living in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck has concluded that individuals who lost their homes were five times more likely to have suffered from severe psychological...

Staff Activist Receives Equality Award


“We are not done; it is a work in progress,” says Tim Hornback of society's movement toward acceptance and inclusiveness of its members who are not considered to be in the mainstream. Hornback,...

The Man With the Plan


No matter what kind of hurricane season is ahead for the Gulf Coast, Greg Southworth, Tulane's new emergency response director, has a stern reminder for the campus community: it only takes one, so...