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Bearing Witness


Anderson Cooper has made a career of bearing witness to tragedy. He has been the eyes for millions in the midst of wars and genocides, famines and natural disasters. Despite having his boots on...

Flu Vaccine Misses the Mark This Year


Creating an influenza vaccine from year to year can be a tricky proposition. It's considered by many to be as much art as science. Every few years, scientists can completely miss the mark. This...

Biochemist Encourages Science Scholars


When she started college, Judith Voet aspired to be an astrophysicist. But “I also had advisers telling me that I had a great personality [and asking] what I was doing wasting my time in the...

Spring Season Brings All That Jazz


This spring brings a bustle of activity for jazz musicians at Tulane University. In addition to multiple performances at the famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, campus musicians —...

Lavin-Bernick Center Leads in Green Design


It's certainly a top campus location for meeting, dining and shopping, but now the Lavin-Bernick Center has been named one the nation's top buildings in smart environmental design.


Health Care on the Move


Thanks to the State of Qatar, the Tulane University Community Health Center at Covenant House is making health care accessible to more New Orleanians. A bright green mobile medical unit provides "...

Economic Stimulus Plan: More Politics Than Economics


Now that tax day has come and gone, the federal government will start sending out checks as part of the $168 billion Economic Stimulus Plan approved by Congress in early February. The idea is to...

CNN Anchor to Speak on Campus


In the weeks following Hurricane Katrina, Anderson Cooper's impassioned reporting from New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast riveted viewers to their television sets. On Tuesday, April 29,...

Star Search Ends at Tulane


As jazz musicians, gospel vocalists and down-home bluegrass string players, members of the Tulane University community will share their talents alongside some of the greatest musical acts in the...

Living Baseball Cards Personalize Green Wave Talent


Like the living portraits on the walls of Hogwarts, the current team of Green Wave baseball players has been immortalized in talking baseball cards. "Living" baseball cards featuring the Green...