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Snow Day


As the calendar reads "December" and the holidays creep ever closer, we know winter is near, but sometimes it can be hard to tell in New Orleans. On Wednesday (Dec. 2) the Tulane School of Science...

National Press Club Hears Crescent City Story


On a cool and cloudy morning in our nation's capitol, Tulane University President Scott Cowen and New Orleans City Council President Arnie Fielkow sketched a bright but balanced picture of New...

Surgeon Pioneers "Scarless" Thyroid Surgery


Tulane surgeon Dr. Emad Kandil is one of the first in the country to perform a new form of endoscopic surgery that uses a small incision under the arm to remove all or a portion of the thyroid...

Mellon Fellows Connect to Tulane, New Orleans


In the post-Katrina rebuilding environment, Tulane University and New Orleans are magnets in attracting academic talent. Nearly 400 people applied to Tulane for prestigious postdoctoral...

Students Research Female Mardi Gras Indians


Cherice Harrison-Nelson and her mother, Herreast Harrison, are using the cultural traditions of Mardi Gras Indians to educate young people about the roles of women in society. This semester, the...

Cool Art, Hot Gifts


Holiday shoppers looking for one-of-a-kind gifts will flock to the Carroll Gallery on the uptown campus on Friday and Saturday (Dec. 4–5) for the annual Holiday Sale by the Newcomb Art...

1884 World's Fair, 125 Years Later


In December 1884, the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition brought travelers from around the globe to New Orleans. At its 125th anniversary, few reminders are left of the exposition...

Med School Partners With China Hospital


A delegation from Tulane University School of Medicine visited Wuhan Union Hospital, a medical institution affiliated with Tongji Medical College in China, to a explore a collaborative...

Building Awareness on World AIDS Day


To increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and to raise funds to help local agencies fighting the disease, Dr. MarkAlain Dery is hosting a benefit concert in New Orleans in conjunction with World AIDS...

Thanksgiving, New Orleans-style


Turkey. Sweet potatoes. Cranberry sauce. Turducken? Tulane students staying in town for Thanksgiving may find some new items on the menu.

Maureen Detweiler, a native of...