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Tulane Today
Monday, Dec. 17, 2018

Tulane experts address international affairs and domestic disasters

Professors Walter Isaacson, Jesmyn Ward, Mark Vail and Cathy Taylor were among the experts quoted in news stories around the nation this week. See who else made headlines in News in Review.
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At the intersection of media, politics and democracy

Four scholars from Brazil are studying in the School of Liberal Arts with Department of Communication chair Mauro Porto. Their research focuses on how television and social media impact Brazilian political campaigns.
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Cure Bowl is a win for the Green Wave, breast cancer research

This weekend’s 41-24 Green Wave victory against in-state rival Louisiana-Lafayette, was also a win for breast cancer research. Tulane University President Mike Fitts has pledged to take the winning score, multiply it by $100 and personally donate that amount to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the annual recipient of proceeds from the Cure Bowl. “This is my way of honoring our wonderful athletes appearance in this most unique and special of all collegiate competitions,” Fitts said.

Dec. 17
Tulane Men's Basketball vs. Texas Southern University

Dec. 19
Medicine Grand Rounds

Dec. 21
Tulane Women's Basketball vs. Old Dominion

Jan. 14
Spring Semester Classes Begin

Associated Press
Tulane gets $3.5 million from alumni to enhance finance, writing programs

New York Times
Tulane professor answers whether it’s better to rebuild or retreat after a natural disasters

The Washington Post
Elite colleges boosted women’s earnings and decreased marriage rates, says Tulane researcher

Tulane study helps explain Lyme disease controversy
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