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Professor Guides Child Psychology Journal


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


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


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


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


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


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...

Historian Adderley Wins Book Prize


Africans in Trinidad and the Bahamas — set free from slave ships by the British after the abolition of the slave trade in 1807 — had certain rights and autonomy that enslaved people did not, says...

House No. 3 Rises for URBANbuild


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


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


Public Schools Make Strides


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...