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Fighting for Education

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With the passage of House Bill 1054 during this past Louisiana legislative session, the Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane marks a first in its efforts to improve...

Unraveling a Mummy Mystery in Peru

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Tulane University anthropologist Kit Nelson is the co-director of a National Geographic–sponsored team that is in the process of unraveling a mummy bundle found in Peru's historic Huaura Valley...

Folklorist Spitzer En Route to Campus

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Renowned folklorist Nick Spitzer, producer of the public radio program “American Routes,” has joined the faculty at Tulane University. Beginning in fall 2008, Spitzer will serve as a professor of...

Local Kids Get Tips on Football and Life

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This year's Youth Impact Program sponsored by the NFL Youth Football Fund is being held at Tulane University through Aug. 1. The Youth Impact Program is designed to introduce disadvantaged youth...

Newcomb Art Gallery's Director Primed and Ready to Go

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The first day of his new job, dressed in a blazer and tie, Charles Lovell walked to work, arriving at the Newcomb Art Gallery on the uptown campus a little sweaty. “I didn't realize how steamy it...

In Memoriam, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey

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On Friday (July 11), Tulane lost one of the most distinguished alumni in the history of the university. Dr. Michael DeBakey, who earned undergraduate and medical degrees from Tulane, died at...

Research Pins Down Yellow Fever Mosquitoes

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Scientists at Tulane and North Carolina State universities have identified the chemical cues in water that entice yellow fever mosquitoes to lay their eggs. The study is the first to isolate the...

Study Charts Heavy Global Burden of Obesity

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Waistlines are expanding at such an alarming rate across the globe that, if trends hold, almost 58 percent of the world's population will be overweight or obese by 2030, according to researchers...

One-Two Marketing Punch Best for New Products

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Innovators take note: If you're about to launch a revolutionary new product, plan a two-phased marketing strategy that first emphasizes its benefits and features and later focuses on the practical...

Rick Jones to Coach USA Baseball National Team

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Tulane head baseball coach Rick Jones will be getting his passport ready for international travel next summer as he leads the 2009 USA Baseball National Collegiate Team to games in Japan, Taiwan...

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