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Fundamental Reading

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As our nation remembers the 9/11 terrorist attacks, first-year students are looking at the event that changed the world through a different lens, from a foreign perspective. As part of the Tulane...

Band Trumpets New Semester

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The Tulane University Marching Band is back on campus and it's bigger and better than before. Following summer band camp, Tulane band director, Barry Spanier, reports a 30 percent swell in...

Systems Allow University Community to Stay in Touch

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As members of the Tulane community prepared to leave town as a precaution against the threat of Hurricane Gustav, they went with some peace of mind knowing they could stay in touch, said Paul...

Shelter in a Storm

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While Tulane implemented a successful evacuation of students last week for Hurricane Gustav, it also has a plan to provide students on-campus shelter in their own residence halls during storms...

Tulane Ready With Healthcare Services

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As New Orleans area residents begin returning to the city, Tulane stands ready to provide for their healthcare needs. Tulane Medical Center's downtown campus is now open for emergency visits only...

Gustav Tests Hurricane Preparedness

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Bringing tropical storm-strength winds to the New Orleans area, Hurricane Gustav saved its most abhorrent behavior for other parts of Louisiana, but provided enough of a thumping to test the...

Storm Veterans Overseeing Campus Repairs

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Through howling winds and intermittent rain, a skeleton crew of essential university employees weathered Hurricane Gustav directly from Tulane University campuses. Less than 24 hours after the...

Smooth Evacuation on Downtown Campus

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Faculty, staff and students on Tulane's downtown campus, including the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, have prepared well for the approaching storm...

Facilities Crews Tackle Campus Cleanup

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Heather Hargrave is in Nashville with the Tulane storm operations team, but she has kept the phone lines busy with the next crucial phase of Tulane's return after Hurricane Gustav — getting...

Storm Communications Good to Go

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With Hurricane Gustav looking as if it will enter the Gulf of Mexico this week, now is the time for members of the Tulane community to refine and dial-in their emergency response plans. Even...

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