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Biochemist Encourages Science Scholars


When she started college, Judith Voet aspired to be an astrophysicist. But “I also had advisers telling me that I had a great personality [and asking] what I was doing wasting my time in the...

Spring Season Brings All That Jazz


This spring brings a bustle of activity for jazz musicians at Tulane University. In addition to multiple performances at the famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, campus musicians —...

Lavin-Bernick Center Leads in Green Design


It's certainly a top campus location for meeting, dining and shopping, but now the Lavin-Bernick Center has been named one the nation's top buildings in smart environmental design.


Economic Stimulus Plan: More Politics Than Economics


Now that tax day has come and gone, the federal government will start sending out checks as part of the $168 billion Economic Stimulus Plan approved by Congress in early February. The idea is to...

Health Care on the Move


Thanks to the State of Qatar, the Tulane University Community Health Center at Covenant House is making health care accessible to more New Orleanians. A bright green mobile medical unit provides "...

CNN Anchor to Speak on Campus


In the weeks following Hurricane Katrina, Anderson Cooper's impassioned reporting from New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast riveted viewers to their television sets. On Tuesday, April 29,...

Star Search Ends at Tulane


As jazz musicians, gospel vocalists and down-home bluegrass string players, members of the Tulane University community will share their talents alongside some of the greatest musical acts in the...

Go Greener on Earth Day, Public Health School Urges


Paper or plastic? To that tired question, the dean's office of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is proposing a contemporary answer: reusable grocery bags bearing...

Living Baseball Cards Personalize Green Wave Talent


Like the living portraits on the walls of Hogwarts, the current team of Green Wave baseball players has been immortalized in talking baseball cards. "Living" baseball cards featuring the Green...

Tender Loving Care for University's Art


The giant bronze Amitabha Buddha sits serenely in the middle of the Newcomb Art Gallery's off-campus storage site and art-preservation workshop space. The sculpture — an example of...