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House No. 3 Rises for URBANbuild

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Byron Mouton is proudly watching the Tulane School of Architecture's third URBANbuild house rise from its foundation in New Orleans' central city area, the result of hard work by students in both...

Prostate Cancer May Differ Among Races

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Tulane researchers have discovered genetic factors that may account for the high incidence and mortality of prostate cancer in African American men.

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Public Schools Make Strides

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The transformation of the public schools in New Orleans has made strides since Hurricane Katrina, yet challenges remain. To evaluate the progress, the Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education...

Eco-conscious Rebuilding of New Orleans

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As New Orleans works to rebuild its neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the city is focusing on building better than ever. Tulane's Sustainable Urban Ecosystem Initiative is at the...

Mardi Gras Artifacts Inspire Designers

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Academics and float designers alike find inspiration in a treasure trove of Mardi Gras memorabilia nestled on the second floor of Jones Hall on Tulane's uptown campus.

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Ready in a Heartbeat

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Tulane Medical Center's emergency and cardiac staff have worked diligently to establish procedures to minimize the time required to identify heart attacks and to expedite treatment for patients....

Food for Thought

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When Celeste Uzee was developing her course, "Food and Culture in Louisiana," she used a tried-and-true process that has resulted in many a good home-cooked meal.

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Whole Grains: The Fat Fighters

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If you're trying to lose your love handles this year, you may want to start by losing the white bread.

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Southern Slant on Being Jewish

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What does it mean to be Jewish and Southern? A sociologist in the Jewish studies program at Tulane is especially interested in the topic of identity and religion in post-Katrina New Orleans....

Media Convergence Puts Program in Demand

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As blogging, podcasting and other forms of “citizen journalism” emerge, media arts at the Tulane School of Continuing Studies is one of the most in-demand programs. The proliferation of media in...

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