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Oil Leak Could Land Knockout Blow


On Friday (April 29), the National Guard was mobilized to help deal with an oil slick that began lapping onto the barrier islands off the coast of Louisiana. Those first oily waves mark the...

Off the Island!


In an editorial in the May 2010 issue of the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Tulane University malaria researchers urge action to eliminate malaria from Hispaniola, the last...

A Mathematics Homecoming


James "Mac" Hyman, who graduated from Tulane in 1972 with honors in both math and physics, has returned to join the math department faculty and is now the new holder of a distinguished chair.


Students Star in <i>Karma Walkers</i>


Karma Walkers, a documentary about 12 students from the Tulane School of Social Work who leave New Orleans for India to work with orphans, lepers and Tibetan refugees in the mountaintop...

RecycleMania a Success


Tulane wrapped up its fourth annual RecycleMania competition, with members of the Tulane community collecting 131,000 pounds of recycled material on the uptown campus and more than 3,000 pounds on...

Buckets for the Cure


When Leslie Marsh, assistant director of donor relations at Tulane University, was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2006, she became an advocate for annual mammograms and advanced cancer...

Fiesta for Fine Faculty


In a big white tent under a clear blue sky, the School of Liberal Arts hosted an end-of-year barbecue and awards ceremony on the Newcomb quad with a "fiesta" theme and music by Latin band Mas...

Applications Soar, Academic Quality Climbs


Each day, undergraduate admission staff members monitor commitment deposits sent by students accepting the offer of admission to Tulane University for the fall semester. On Friday (April 30), the...

Public Service and All That Jazz


The Lafayette Academy Charter School band, side-by-side with their mentors, Tulane Marching Band members, played several tunes including "All That Jazz" at the Center for Public Service showcase...

Loving the Crescent City


Before an all-star group of New Orleans civic leaders, Tulane President Scott Cowen stepped to the podium at Lusher Charter School on Wednesday (April 29) to receive the prestigious Times-...