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Service Learning Goes Global


The mention of India may conjure up images from the stories of Rudyard Kipling or more modern visuals coming from the booming Bollywood movie industry. For 13 Tulane undergrads, however, India is...

Combating Malnutrition in Haiti


Erin Papworth listened attentively throughout a lecture by Ian Rawson, chair of Haiti's Albert Schweitzer Hospital, planning her future between his words. As Rawson spoke about the hospital's...

Faculty and Staff Are in the Swing This Summer


Tulane faculty and staff have stayed on the move, despite the dog days of summer. Awards, honors and new leaders are making university news.


National Spotlight on Clarinetist Michael White


Anyone attending the Tulane commencement ceremony during the last decade has heard the music of Michael White, a bandleader, instrumentalist and scholar whose band has sent thousands of graduates...

Tulane Students Say "Ni hao" to China


As Americans get their first glimpses of a changing China during the Olympics this summer, many Tulane students already have gotten a first-hand look through university courses based in the...

Fulbright Winners Study and Serve Abroad


Just as Don Quixote set off on a search for adventure, three graduate students from Tulane are heading off to different corners of the world — Spain, Malaysia and Indonesia — as winners of...

Medicine Class of 2012 Enters World of Doctors


White coats — the garb of clinicians and researchers — were placed on the shoulders of 178 incoming students of Tulane University School of Medicine during the school's annual White Coat Ceremony...

Service Links Campus to Community


Half-full paint cans, unhinged doors and second-hand light fixtures crowd the main room of the Green Project's warehouse where Michael Bernstein, Tulane provost, traded in his suit and tie and...

Health Care Where It's Needed


It was no ordinary summer school tainted by sultry days spent in a stuffy classroom. For Michelle Collins, summer school meant living in a hospital and being on call 24/7. Collins was one of 13...

Fresh Vegetables, Fruits Reduce Diabetes Risk


Eating just one more serving of green leafy vegetables or three more servings of fruit a day reduces the risk of developing Type II diabetes, according to results of data analysis performed by...