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Entrepreneurs Promote Good Business


The Callais family — whose entrepreneurial businesses include marine transportation, banking and waste management services — announced a donation of $450,000 recently to the A. B. Freeman School...

Improved TB Test for Kids


“Diagnosing tuberculosis in children is challenging,” says Dr. Richard Oberhelman, Tulane professor of tropical medicine. Doctors in resource-poor countries now have guidance on the best test for...

First-year Student-Athletes Hit Campus Early


Tulane University officially begins fall classes on Aug. 23, but a group of 80 student-athletes from the class of 2014 have taken advantage of the opportunity to get an early start to college life...

Exhibit Explores Life of Writer Tom Dent


The Amistad Research Center is celebrating the life and work of Tom Dent, one of New Orleans' renowned poets, playwrights and oral historians, with a reception today (July 29) to open a new...

New Law Dean Addresses Korean Legislators


David Meyer, the newly installed dean of Tulane Law School, scarcely had time to move into his office before hopping on a plane to deliver an address at the Korean National Assembly. Meyer, whose...

Learning What Makes Brains Tick


In laboratories on the uptown and downtown campuses, Tulane undergraduates are learning the value of basic research, sharpening their presentation skills and gaining insight into the big career...

The Band Plays On


Closing Summer Lyric's 43rd season on Thursday through Sunday (July 29-Aug. 1) is Meredith Willson's American musical theater classic, The Music Man.


Researchers Find Shape-shifting Fish


When rivers are contained by dams, what happens to the river-native species of fish trapped inside? How will a fish that has evolved for the conditions of a fast-flowing river current fare in the...

Social Work Students Connect With Kids


Inside the St. Bernard NORD Center, a group of Tulane School of Social Work students and recent graduates are working toward one goal — helping New Orleans' youth lead healthy, happy lives....

Pitching Coastal Restoration


They're back. Responding to the Gulf Coast oil disaster, members of Women of the Storm have launched the “Be the One” campaign to enlist citizen support and demand complete restoration of Gulf of...