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Economist Wins Inaugural Award


Marco Castaneda, an assistant professor of economics at Tulane, is the inaugural recipient of the Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics.


Tulane Forms Flu Task Force


Responding to the ongoing threat of influenza A (H1N1), formerly called "swine flu," Tulane University officials have organized a Flu Emergency Task Force initiated by Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of...

Physicist Celebrated for Life's Work


The April 2009 issue of the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, the magazine of the American Chemical Society, is dedicated to professor John Perdew of the Tulane Department of...

A New Look at Cuba


On Monday, (April 28) the U.S. State Department announced that its diplomats were reaching out to Cuban officials. Earlier in the month, the Obama administration lifted a five-year-old restriction...

Stephanopoulos Wraps Up Carville's Class


The culminating event in James Carville's political science class had two veterans of the 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton — Carville himself and George Stephanopoulos — talking, joking...

Business Students Combat "Brain Drain"


New Orleans experienced an unprecedented influx of young professionals in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, but the challenge now, civic leaders say, is how to keep these talented 20- and 30-...

Facility Benefits Cancer Researchers


Tulane cancer researchers who use tissue samples in their experiments now have an in-house resource to help them in their laboratory studies. The Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium's Biospecimen...

Law Students Team Up to Help Artists


With musicians working 24 hours a day and other creative artists flocking to the city, Tulane University law students are finding New Orleans a great locale in which to become versed in...

Famed 1938 City Guide Still Pertinent Today


Subtle and elusive, New Orleans always has presented a challenge to those who want to tell its story. Few books have done the job as well as The 1938 New Orleans City Guide. First...

Campus Buzzing With Ellen's Tweets


Ellen DeGeneres is excited about her upcoming Commencement address at Tulane University and she can't help Twittering about it. Transforming a portion of the Gibson Quad into an impromptu stage on...