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Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti


Cholera outbreaks, disputed elections, civil unrest and earthquakes are unlikely to deter the commitment of Tulane researchers to improve the infrastructure of Haiti, says Carl Kendall, director...

Clean Soil Alleviates Lead Risk for Kids


“Within hours, at a cost of about $100 per child, exterior play areas at childcare centers can be transformed from lead-contaminated to lead-safe with a margin of safety,” says Tulane professor...

Photo: Green Surroundings




With its floor-to-ceiling windows providing views of surrounding oak...

Get On the Streetcar to Wellness


From fried turkey to turducken, eggnog and pecan pie and on to king cakes, this is a challenging time for anyone in Louisiana to stay healthy. Tulane University is launching a new employee...

Photos: Welcome Back


The line for purchasing textbooks winds through the bookstore as students prepare for their new classes.


Student Center Built on Jewish Foundation


The Goldie and Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life, the new home of Tulane Hillel, is opening this semester. Located on Broadway at Burthe Street, it will be the site of many activities, including...

Getting Mexican History Right


When history professor Colin MacLachlan decided on the topic for his latest two books, he looked back at the way he taught Mexican history in the past and thought that he needed to take a...

Introducing the Green Wave Brass Band


The Tulane University Marching Band program has debuted a seersucker-wearing brass ensemble — the Green Wave Brass Band. And the band is making a name for itself on and off campus by playing at...

Photo: Touch of Hollywood



Members of a film crew attach faux cherry blossoms to a row of cypress trees along Dinwiddie Hall on the uptown campus. Filmmakers are on campus to shoot scenes for So Undercover,...

Photo: All Aboard!




This semester, bright green Tulane graphics identify shuttles the...