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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...

Historian Adderley Wins Book Prize

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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

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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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