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Art Thrives in These Woods


A short 17 miles away from the Tulane University uptown campus, nestled next to the Mississippi River, there is a place that feels like it is a world away. A Studio in the Woods sits on a little...

Students Learn Smart Grid Power Trading


A small group of master of finance and MBA candidates at Tulane University relived the nightmare of a darkened landscape from a massive power blackout — not as students, but as the next operators...

Film Festival Targets Human Rights


Focusing on the global and local aspects of human trafficking, Tulane students in a political science class have organized a Human Rights Film Festival today through Thursday (March 9–11) on the...

Photos: Bald Is Beautiful



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Bald Is Beautiful
Larissa Thomas...

National Service Award for Tulane


Tulane University is the sole New Orleans-area university, and one of only 115 schools nationwide, to be named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with...

"Volunticipants" Needed for Jewish Fest


Tulane student "volunticipants" are needed to help run the inaugural LimmudFest, a celebration of Jewish learning and community to be held on Saturday night, March 13, and all day on Sunday, March...

Karate for More Than Kicks


For more than 20 years, Tulane chemical engineering professor Kyriakos Papadopoulos has served as the lead instructor of the Tulane Karate Club. In this video, Papadopoulos talks about being a...

Acclaimed Poet Rita Dove to Speak


Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove, the country's first African-American poet laureate, will give a reading of her work at McAlister Auditorium today (March 8) at 7 p.m. on the Tulane uptown...

And the Winner Is?


With the Academy Awards looming, 'tis the season for red carpets and sealed envelopes. Similarly, the 2010 Big Easy Award Show is poised to honor local talent, including John Allen, an assistant...

Photo: Zulu Sounds



South African-style drumming and singing fills McAlister Auditorium during a recent visit by Umdabu, a dance company from Birmingham, Ala., that is dedicated to preservation of traditional Zulu...