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Hard Times Are Good Fit for Finance Degree


Roommates Dennis Cristallo and Robert Myers are graduating this Saturday (May 16) with bachelor of science degrees in finance from the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Not...

Registrar's Office Ready for Commencement Countdown


“It's chaotic but it's very controlled chaos,” said Mary Frances “Tudie” Gleason on Friday as eight days remained in the Commencement 2009 countdown. From her perspective in the Tulane registrar's...

The Art of Tiffany


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Stained glass lamps and...

Twice as Nice


With three sons who are actors, Tulane library technician Kelly Richert has gotten accustomed to seeing her children on stage. But an upcoming production at Tulane is offering this veteran mother...

Something Old, Something New


Can an old drug perform new wonders? That's what a team of researchers at Tulane and Harvard universities is trying to find out. They have partnered with the National Institutes of Health to test...

Book Documents History of Restored Plantation


Last fall, the River Road Historical Society published a handsome coffee table book that takes a historical look at one of the oldest plantations in the Mississippi River Valley. Destrehan:...

Plans in Works for Wetlands Observatory


When the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) wanted a partner to develop an environmental observatory in the lower delta of the Mississippi River, it didn't need to develop a relationship — it already...

Researchers Probe Genetic Links to Obesity


Obesity is a serious health risk, increasing the chances of millions for developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease or cancer. Tulane University researchers are engaged in a study focusing on why...

Tulane Cancer Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings


May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, the Tulane Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings on Tuesday, May 12, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Tulane Cancer...

Reaching out for 9th Ward Recovery


As residents continue to rebuild in New Orleans' 9th Ward, many with the assistance from volunteers, the grind of long-term recovery can wear down the spirit of all those involved. Nadine Bean, a...