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New Training for Community Health Workers


When it comes to staying healthy, sometimes check-ins are as important as checkups. That's the philosophy behind a new Tulane University School of Medicine program that aims to train community...

Brains and Beauty Plentiful on Tulane Campus


Frank Tipler, a Tulane professor of mathematics, was recently added to the Science Hall of Fame and is listed among the most famous scientists of the last 200 years. He is...

Photo: January Scene




January is fading into February but winter's chill continues in New Orleans....

Building Houses Brings Friends Together



Speaking Truth to Those in Power


Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson, found themselves at the center of a political maelstrom in 2003 when she was outed as a covert CIA operative after her husband publicly...

New Target for Breast Cancer Treatments


A study led by Tulane University School of Medicine researcher Matthew Burow suggests a new target in the fight against breast cancer — a cell receptor and associated protein molecule that create...

Survey to Account for Campus Trees


There are roughly 750 trees on Tulane's uptown campus, with more than 200 of that number comprising majestic live oaks. But the exact figures are hard to come by. A new survey of campus trees that...

Wikileaks Exposes Ethical Dilemma for Media


Since making public hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables, Wikileaks has been a frequent presence in the media. Major news organizations hustled to run with the stories without casting a...

A Not-So-Watery World


An international researcher in climate change law issued a grim prediction in a recent Tulane lecture — parts of the United States and Brazil will undergo major droughts in the future because of...

Photo: Sounds Like 'Them'




Even in rehearsal, making music is fun for Tulane's performance a cappella singing...