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Tale of New Cities

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New development in the historic Olde Towne of Slidell, La., soon will be following design guidelines developed by the Tulane Regional Urban Design Center. Half the city, including the homes, shops...

New Sheriff in Town

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Danny Lawless, a Tulane alumnus with more than 35 years of experience with the New Orleans Police Department, has returned to campus as the new director of public safety. Lawless says working at...

Mississippi Delta Spongy on Top, Stable Underneath

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The bad news is that the Mississippi Delta is sinking as much as one-fifth of an inch per year and sometimes even more. But the good news is that the sinking is mostly limited to the uppermost...

Enabling the Disabled

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Tulane University biomedical engineering students are gaining real-world experience by creating mechanisms that make living with disabilities easier. Twelve student teams spent Saturday (Feb. 16)...

Professor Guides Child Psychology Journal

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Jeffrey J. Lockman, professor and director of graduate studies in the Tulane psychology department, has taken the helm as editor of the prestigious academic journal Child Development....

Sniffing the Air for Mold

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Although it resembles nothing so much as a UFO, the metal contraption atop the Deming Pavilion on Tulane's downtown campus is actually part of serious science. Tulane University epidemiologist...

Doctors and Dollars

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A surgeon may be skillful, a doctor may have a great bedside manner. But in this country, a physician also must be savvy about business in order to be successful. Bearing that in mind, fourth-year...

Sacred Spaces of the Maya

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Noted Maya and Latin American scholars, along with teachers from New Orleans area schools, will converge on the Tulane campus starting on Friday (Feb. 15) to learn about Mayan rituals and beliefs...

Biomedical Research Opportunities Unlocked

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When Thomas Freeman arrived in the lab of William Wimley in the Tulane School of Medicine, he propelled the lab into a new era of research. In recognition of his work, Freeman received a Minority...

Researchers Seek Sisters for Cancer Study

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Every year, more than 200,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer. If one of those women is your sister, there is something you can do to help fight back — join the Sister...

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