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Festival Drums Up International Appeal

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Dance enthusiasts from around the country and abroad are flocking to the Tulane uptown campus for the annual New Orleans Dance Festival founded and directed by Beverly Trask, an associate...

Library Constructs Cyber Cafe

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Quiet is no longer required on the first floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. The floor is being transformed into the Learning Commons, an enclave where library patrons can use powerful...

Time May Heal Memories

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New research by two Vietnam War veterans suggests that, contrary to the widely held views of mental health experts, repressing painful battlefield memories may actually be helpful to some people...

Is Renewable Energy Ready for Prime Time?

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While the development of clean and renewable energy sources such as solar energy is of increasing interest to the public, that interest should be tempered with patience and pragmatism, says Eric...

Group Targets Latin Heart Disease

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In Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, one-third of all chronic disease deaths is from cardiovascular disease, but a group of universities including Tulane has launched an international initiative to...

Brothels of Antebellum New Orleans

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Following wherever research leads is a tenet of scholarship for researchers. It's a standard operating procedure that helps scholars avoid tainting their research with preconceptions and...

Student Brainstorms With Nobel Laureates

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Peter Jacobson, a graduate student in the Tulane Department of Physics, will be part of a brainstorming session with some of the world's greatest minds this summer. Jacobson has been invited to...

Our Man at the White House

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Just eight years ago, Nick Shapiro was a fresh graduate of Tulane University with a bachelor's degree in communication. Today he works for President Barack Obama and says, “I can't imagine what...

Taste of Crescent City History

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Nailing down the best recipe for an iconic dish is like determining which sliver in the spectrum of a rainbow to name “red” or “blue.” The differences in both hue and taste are subtle. And yet,...

A Welcoming Wave

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Groups of students and parents bustling around the uptown campus in the New Orleans summer heat signal that the third year of summer orientation is in full swing at Tulane University. This year...

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