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Professor's Escape From Alcatraz

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By day, professor Dick Culbertson teaches organizational behavior in the Tulane Department of Health Systems Management. Every evening he swims a mile to train for the Alcatraz Invitational Swim...

Barbers to Snip Away Unhealthy Habits

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Can hair stylists and barbers improve their clients' health when they come in for a trim every month? That's the question Tulane University public health researchers hope to answer with the Shop...

Woodward Painting Comes Home

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It's a mystery that is likely to go unsolved. How did a century-old, valuable painting by a Newcomb art master end up in an international charity's online auction?

Sally Main doesn't...

The Art of Advertisement

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Tomorrow (Aug. 12) the Newcomb Art Gallery will debut American Letterpress: The Art of Hatch Show Print, an exhibition that fuses Americana with the art of advertisement.

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Tips for Greener Dorm Living

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As summer break draws to a close, students around the country are making preparations for life at Tulane. This is the perfect time to begin or renew a commitment to living a greener lifestyle,...

Politics Aside, "We Need Healthcare Reform"

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When the U. S. Senate begins its monthlong recess today (Aug. 7), the debate over an overhaul of the nation's healthcare insurance system will move to town halls and bully pulpits until Congress...

Prescribing Diets to Treat Rare Diseases

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Eating right is essential for healthy living, but for some people, a proper diet is literally a matter of life or death. Metabolic dietitian Amy Cunningham serves patients in Louisiana who have...

Med Students Step up to White Coats

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"Today 177 newly minted medical students are entering the medical profession," said Dr. Marc Kahn, senior associate dean of admissions and student affairs at Tulane University School of Medicine....

Wave Coach Wins With Team USA

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There hasn't been much time for a summer breather for Rick Jones, but the Tulane head baseball coach wouldn't have it any other way.

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Night Music

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Cicadas get their name from the Greek word meaning "buzzer," a term that doesn't do justice to the complex, rhythmic chorus produced by the insect. In this video, Nick Marinello captures the...

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