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Supreme Court Confirmation Likely for Kagan


Elena Kagan, President Barack Obama's second U.S. Supreme Court nominee, has been facing difficult questioning from Republican senators during her confirmation hearings this week, but Nancy...

Five Stars Headed for Hall of Fame


Three of the Green Wave's top student-athletes from the last 10 years — football standout Mewelde Moore, tennis star Michael Kogan and women's basketball player Teana McKiver — highlight the...

Another World Close to Home


Sometimes a natural environment speaks to someone in a way that makes him have to write about or paint or photograph that piece of the world. For law professor Oliver Houck, the little sliver of...

Alumnus Named to National Oil Spill Commission


Tulane alumnus Donald “Don” Boesch has been appointed to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, the White House announced. The commission is tasked...

Seafood: If It Smells Good, Eat It


Louisiana seafood is “absolutely” safe to eat, says Tulane toxicologist LuAnn White, despite public fears regarding contamination after the catastrophic Gulf oil spill.


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Reaching Out With Oil Spill Health Care


Tulane University Community Health Centers are taking part in the Our Home, Louisiana Coalition, an effort by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and other community organizations to provide...

Students Introduced to "Brain and Behavior"


Examining the physiology of a hiccup is one simple way to introduce students to the collaboration between the brain and nervous system. Beth Wee, a neuroscience professor of practice at Tulane,...

Moment of Truth


While the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig — killing 11 workers and spewing millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico — is a human, environmental and economic tragedy, it also...

Hoops Camp on Campus


Limited spots remain available for boys and girls age 7 to 18 to attend the Copeland's Chris Paul Basketball Camp on July 27–29 at the Reily Student Recreation Center on the Tulane uptown campus...