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Tulane President in <i>TIME</i>'s Top 10


TIME magazine has named Tulane President Scott Cowen among the nation's 10 Best College Presidents in this week's issue, which hits newsstands today (Nov. 13).


New Residence Hall, Energy Upgrades Ahead


Here's big news for on-campus dwellers: A new residence hall will soon be under way at the corner of Willow Street and Newcomb Place. The downtown health sciences campus also will see a flurry of...

Cuba Scholars Convene on Campus


New Orleans has strong historical ties to Cuba. In the early 19th century, an influx of 10,000 French-speaking Haitians settled in the city by way of Cuba. Until President Kennedy instituted an...

New Orleans Vibe


Legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis will perform with his quartet on Thursday (Nov. 12) at 7 p.m. in Dixon Hall on the Tulane uptown campus. The perennially popular event, which is free and open...

Summit Brings Politics to Tulane


He's been to many "gabfests" but James Carville said the Bipartisan Policy Center's Inaugural Political Summit at Tulane University was one of the most impressive gatherings of political minds in...

Advancing Women in Academia


The impacts of prejudice and bias on leadership advancement in academic institutions will be the focus of Dr. Molly Carnes' talk at the 2009 Women's Health Research Day on Friday (Nov. 13) co-...

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,...