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Tools for Teaching About Race Relations

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A goal of the Southern Institute for Education and Research at Tulane University is to keep alive stories of courage from the civil rights movement. Plater Robinson, education director of the...

Cowen Institute to Host Education Panel Discussion

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The Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane is hosting an education panel discussion on Tuesday (Nov. 11) on “Standards, Assessments and Accountability: Do They Raise...

Professor Talks Technology to Reduce Crime

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Early intervention programs to educate at-risk youth about technology could help reduce crime, says Tulane criminologist and public health researcher Peter Scharf, who is taking that message to...

15-Game Home Stand to Open Baseball Season

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It's more than three months away, but Green Wave baseball fans are counting the days until the start of baseball season, which will begin on Feb. 20, 2009, with a 15-game stand on the uptown...

Sight for Sore Eyes

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The courtyard outside the small clinic near Cintalapa, Mexico, is always full when news spreads that doctors are in town. It was no different when Tulane eye surgeon Dr. Delmar Caldwell and three...

Historic Election Over, Historic Problems Await

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If one had to pick a single word to describe the 2008 presidential election on Tuesday (Nov. 4), “historic” would definitely have to be the front-runner. The election offered momentous firsts —...

National Award Honors Sustainability Leadership

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has given Tulane University its Campus Sustainability Leadership Award for the university's efforts to help rebuild New...

Modern Sculptures Transform Tulane Quad

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The Tulane University uptown campus stretching from Gibson Hall to Freret Street is being transformed into an open-air art gallery with the installation of six large modern sculptures this week....

Candlelight March to Raise Awareness of Sexual Violence

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As night falls on St. Charles Avenue on Wednesday (Nov. 5), students from Tulane and Loyola universities as well as neighborhood residents will march by candlelight during the annual Take Back the...

Understanding New Orleans Through <em>Bienville's Dilemma</em>

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After the storm surge of Hurricane Katrina so badly humbled the New Orleans flood-protection system, many wondered how a major city could have been founded on such a precarious site. Those who...

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