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Politicos Search for Common Ground


While top national political consultants from both sides gathered at Tulane on Monday (Nov. 9) to talk about "Taking the Poison Out of Partisanship," Republican pundit and co-chair Mary Matalin...

Of Jews and Judaism


Where Jews and Judaism intersect can be confusing, said Rabbi Alexis Berk of Touro Synagogue in New Orleans. “Not all Jews have the same beliefs — isn't that funny for a religion?” she asked a...

Students Find Fellowship in Faith


Tulane students can find a place for prayer and fellowship in faith with programs facilitated by the Tulane Religious Life staff. View the video of the Rev. Matthew DeGier discussing the mission...

In India, Arsenic in Water Perplexes Researchers


Arsenic and Old Lace fans beware: you won't be able to guess "whodunit" in this mystery of arsenic poisoning. Karen Johannesson, professor of earth and environmental sciences at Tulane,...

Too Much TV for Tots?


Three-year-old children who are exposed to more TV appear to be at an increased risk for exhibiting aggressive behavior, according to a new report co-authored by a researcher with the Tulane...

Speaker Urges Students to Make an Impact


Darrell Hammond is no stranger to New Orleans. Since Hurricane Katrina, the CEO of Kaboom! Playgrounds has been to the Gulf South several times to oversee the construction of playgrounds in...

Lessons of Resilience


What do a group of Norwegian Seaman's Church chaplains and the Tulane School of Social Work have in common? They are experts in overcoming disaster.


Republican vs. Democrat


The Tulane University uptown campus will be the setting for the inaugural political summit of the Bipartisan Policy Center. On Nov. 9–10 it will bring together some of the nation's most...

Sexuality Takes Center Stage


The Tulane Gender and Sexuality Studies Program welcomed E. Patrick Johnson to the uptown campus recently, where he met with students to discuss his oral history methodologies. View the video of...

Swimming With Sharks and Anacondas


A filmmaker, an environmentalist, a storyteller, an entrepreneur, a field producer, a one-woman film crew, an ocean explorer, a philanthropist: you name it and Céline Cousteau is doing it. The...