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Spirit of Giving


The Tulane Staff Advisory Council (SAC) and the Black Faculty and Staff Association once again selected a community project for the holiday season to assist children who are without parents. This...

Funding Supports Cancer Genetics Researchers


A program that helps Tulane University attract and retain promising research scientists in cancer genetics is getting an $11.1 million boost in federal funding.


Currents Tell Climate-change Story


Brad Rosenheim, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences at Tulane, is pursuing two studies funded by the National Science Foundation using advanced carbon-dating techniques. One...

Grant Targets Need for Rural Doctors


The Tulane School of Medicine received a three-year, $411,400 grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to launch an innovative effort called the Rural Immersion Program. The program will offer a...

$50 Million Pledge to Fund Professorships


Tulane University has received a $50 million pledge from the Weatherhead Foundation to establish several University Professorships, a special designation for professors who have achieved...

Sugar Plum Season


A sure sign that the holiday season is upon us is the performing of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, The Nutcracker. This year, Tulane will be represented in Ballet Hysell's production of...

Helping Rebuild St. Bernard Parish


Students in a Tulane University design studio focused their efforts on St. Bernard Parish over the fall semester, culminating in a presentation to parish president Craig Taffaro on Monday (Dec. 7...

Baby's Eyesight Rescued


When Alexa Feurtado visited the Tulane Ophthalmology Clinic in October for her yearly eye examination with Dr. Delmar Caldwell, she brought along her four-month-old baby, Ily. Caldwell, professor...

Environmental Cases Make History


In environmental circles, "Storm King" is shorthand for a landmark legal battle that served as a shot heard around the world. It's also the fitting title for the first chapter of a new book that...

Meaningful Merchandise


Holiday shopping during periods of economic downturn doesn't have to be gloomy. In fact, the IN Exchange shop located in the Lavin-Bernick Center on the Tulane University uptown campus provides in...