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Disaster Research Experts to Discuss Lasting Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, nationally acclaimed disaster experts will gather at Tulane University for a one-day conference highlighting interdisciplinary research on outcomes for storm survivors.
26-Aug-2015 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Court Ruling, Survey Finds Child Welfare Professionals Oppose Corporal Punishment

Nearly a month after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that parents have the right to use corporal punishment to discipline their children, a new survey finds that most leading child welfare professionals think spanking is harmful for...
23-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Officially Opens $1 Million ‘Dead Zones’ Challenge

Tulane University is offering a $1 million prize to the entrepreneur, researcher or inventor with the best plan to reduce the amount of crop fertilizer entering the world’s lakes and oceans through storm water runoff.
29-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Receives Grant to Study Social and Health Impacts of BP Oil Spill

Tulane University has received $1.4 million from the BP Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to collect new information about health, social wellbeing and economic impacts of the oil spill in three hard-hit coastal communities in Louisiana and...
16-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane University Offers Dual MD/MBA in 4 Years

Recognizing the growing need for physicians with business training, Tulane University School of Medicine and the A.B. Freeman School of Business have created a new four-year, accelerated program for medical students to earn a master of business...
10-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Comedian Maya Rudolph to Headline Tulane Commencement


Actress and comedian Maya Rudolph, who rose to fame as a cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University’s 2015 Commencement.
30-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Skip the Dip! Super Bowl Team Cities See Spike in Flu Deaths

Having a team in the Super Bowl correlated to an average 18 percent increase in flu deaths among those over 65 years old, according to a study of health data covering 35 years of championship games.
30-Jan-2015 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Deadline Approaching for Tulane Business Model Competition

College entrepreneurs have less than two weeks to enter the 15th annual Tulane Business Model Competition for a chance to win more than $25,000 in cash and prizes for promising startup ventures.
22-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tulane University Healthcare Reform Expert Available to Comment on SCOTUS Decision

25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Tulane University Aerobiologist Available to Discuss Ricin Toxicity

17-Apr-2013 4:00 PM EDT

Sources for News Coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s Fifth Anniversary

Hurricane Katrina and the resulting levee breaches inflicted more than $650 million in damages and losses to Tulane, closing the university for an entire semester and dispersing 13,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff throughout the country. The...
15-Jul-2010 12:05 PM EDT

Developing New Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Brian Rowan, professor of Cancer Research for the Tulane Cancer Center, is developing a new way to target deadly triple-negative breast cancer tumors.
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

New Surgical Options for Fighting Kidney and Prostate Cancer

Robotic partial nephrectomy is a procedure in which the surgeon utilizes a surgical robot to remove cancer tumors from the kidney while sparing healthy tissue.
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Does Your Shift at Work Put You at a Greater Risk for Developing Cancer?

Research studies show that late-night shift work may increase the risks of developing cancer. Tulane University expert Dr. David Blask is available to speak about the implications of shift work and cancer risk and ways people can minimize their risk...
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Expert Advice on Prostate Cancer Screenings

Recent studies have questioned the wisdom of getting regular tests for prostate cancer. Tulane University School of Medicine prostate cancer expert Dr. Oliver Sartor is available to talk about the latest treatments for prostate cancer and who should...
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Inaugural Speech Focuses on Tradition

President Barack Obama's tightly crafted speech was deliberately understated, says Tulane University rhetoric expert James Mackin.
23-Jan-2009 10:45 AM EST

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