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Politics Aside, "We Need Healthcare Reform"


When the U. S. Senate begins its monthlong recess today (Aug. 7), the debate over an overhaul of the nation's healthcare insurance system will move to town halls and bully pulpits until Congress...

Prescribing Diets to Treat Rare Diseases


Eating right is essential for healthy living, but for some people, a proper diet is literally a matter of life or death. Metabolic dietitian Amy Cunningham serves patients in Louisiana who have...

Med Students Step up to White Coats


"Today 177 newly minted medical students are entering the medical profession," said Dr. Marc Kahn, senior associate dean of admissions and student affairs at Tulane University School of Medicine....

Wave Coach Wins With Team USA


There hasn't been much time for a summer breather for Rick Jones, but the Tulane head baseball coach wouldn't have it any other way.


Night Music


Cicadas get their name from the Greek word meaning "buzzer," a term that doesn't do justice to the complex, rhythmic chorus produced by the insect. In this video, Nick Marinello captures the...

Students Row, Row, Row at English Regatta


This summer, the Tulane Rowing Association sent two crews of Tulane students to what is called the Wimbledon of rowing, the Henley Royal Regatta and the Henley Women's Regatta in Henley-on-Thames...

Hands-on Learning in Malaysia


A group of Tulane undergraduates spent four weeks in Malaysia this summer as part of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine's first international undergraduate service-learning course...

Architecture Students Master Old Crafts


A 19th-century tomb within New Orleans' Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 is undergoing significant restorative work this summer by students enrolled in the Preservation Studies Summer Field School at...

Year of Service Opens New Vistas


When Stephanie O'Brien moved to New Orleans from New England last November, she had signed on for a one-year stint as an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member. She had never...

Social Work to a Beat


When Tulane social work student Julie Salomone saw her first Super Sunday event in New Orleans, with the pageantry of Mardi Gras Indians wearing their tribes' colors and suits as they competed...