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"Poignant Moments" Mark Storm Anniversary

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In conjunction with an event on Saturday (Aug. 29) marking the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall, photographs by Ron Marks, dean of the Tulane School of Social Work, will be on...

Common Sense About the H1N1 Virus

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"Fall season is flu season in the United States," says Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, chair of the Tulane Flu Task Force. "In many parts of the country including Louisiana, flu season coincides with...

No. 1 Workplace in New Orleans

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For the second time in as many years, Tulane University has been named the "best place to work" in the New Orleans area by the readers of Gambit, topping Ochsner Hospital and Harrah's...

Wanted: Student "Changemakers"

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Tulane is looking for at least six students who are passionate about social entrepreneurship to apply to be a part of the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, a new and highly selective program for...

Stalking, Gender Violence Front and Center

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The first week back to school can be a bit chaotic. If it seems any more circus-like this year, it's probably attributable to the addition of "zebras" on campus. Students, faculty and staff...

Easing Into the Big Easy

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The NOLA Experience has helped hundreds of incoming freshmen make the transition from high school to university life through its cultural explorations in and around the New Orleans area. Last week...

Oscar Wao Breaks the Silence

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English faculty member Felipe Smith has started the conversation, and in the next few weeks the dialogue continues. Smith's talk on Sunday (Aug. 23) in McAlister Auditorium about The Brief...

Don't Move in Without it

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Move-in day is a time filled with making new friends and bittersweet goodbyes. For first-year students, it's also the start of their lives away from home. On Saturday (Aug. 22), as students...

Brad Pitt for Mayor?

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The brainchild of Tulane art history instructor Thomas Bayer, a grassroots movement to draft Brad Pitt to run for mayor of New Orleans has taken off with worldwide news coverage, millions of...

Green Shirt Ceremony

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At mid-afternoon on Saturday (Aug. 22) — move-in day for the fall semester — upperclassmen were still scurrying to and fro in front of McAlister Auditorium, bringing the last of their stuff to...

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