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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...

Economist Wins Inaugural Award


Marco Castaneda, an assistant professor of economics at Tulane, is the inaugural recipient of the Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics.


Physicist Celebrated for Life's Work


The April 2009 issue of the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, the magazine of the American Chemical Society, is dedicated to professor John Perdew of the Tulane Department of...

Tulane Forms Flu Task Force


Responding to the ongoing threat of influenza A (H1N1), formerly called "swine flu," Tulane University officials have organized a Flu Emergency Task Force initiated by Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of...

A New Look at Cuba


On Monday, (April 28) the U.S. State Department announced that its diplomats were reaching out to Cuban officials. Earlier in the month, the Obama administration lifted a five-year-old restriction...

Stephanopoulos Wraps Up Carville's Class


The culminating event in James Carville's political science class had two veterans of the 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton — Carville himself and George Stephanopoulos — talking, joking...

Business Students Combat "Brain Drain"


New Orleans experienced an unprecedented influx of young professionals in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, but the challenge now, civic leaders say, is how to keep these talented 20- and 30-...