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Fund Established to Honor Staff, Administrators


In recognition of her 30 years of dedicated service to the university, the Board of Tulane honored Yvette Jones, executive vice president for university relations and development, by establishing...

Voters Support State Takeover of Schools


A new opinion poll by the Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives shows New Orleans voters and parents of public school students strongly support the state of Louisiana's...

"We"re a School of Creativity"


The library of the Tulane president's home on Dec. 8 was filled with displays of academic achievement — new books ranging from fiction to photographs of Russia to research on China, Germany and...

Food for Thought


The dinner table traditionally is a comfort zone in which we not only share stories but also learn about ourselves and each other. The "Comfort Food" program by Tulane University medical students...

Spirit of Giving


The Tulane Staff Advisory Council (SAC) and the Black Faculty and Staff Association once again selected a community project for the holiday season to assist children who are without parents. This...

Funding Supports Cancer Genetics Researchers


A program that helps Tulane University attract and retain promising research scientists in cancer genetics is getting an $11.1 million boost in federal funding.


Currents Tell Climate-change Story


Brad Rosenheim, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences at Tulane, is pursuing two studies funded by the National Science Foundation using advanced carbon-dating techniques. One...

Grant Targets Need for Rural Doctors


The Tulane School of Medicine received a three-year, $411,400 grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to launch an innovative effort called the Rural Immersion Program. The program will offer a...

$50 Million Pledge to Fund Professorships


Tulane University has received a $50 million pledge from the Weatherhead Foundation to establish several University Professorships, a special designation for professors who have achieved...

Sugar Plum Season


A sure sign that the holiday season is upon us is the performing of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, The Nutcracker. This year, Tulane will be represented in Ballet Hysell's production of...