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  1. Woodlands Trail gets on track for nature lovers on National Public Lands DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the public to discover these natural resources - whether it be via hiking, bird watching, or volunteering. Tulane University students, for example, planted 200 trees in an area of the trail. The trail is operated by the Woodlands Conservancy, a ...

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  2. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet to read Monday at TulaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Uptown Messenger

    Tracy K. Smith, the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, will read from her work, answer questions and sign books Monday evening as this year's Florie Gale Arons Poet at Tulane University. "Through the Arons endowment, we bring a distinguished female poet to campus every fall, and we are thrilled to have Tracy K. Smith coming this year," said Laura Wolford, assistant director for programs and administration at the Newcomb College Institute.

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  3. Celebracion Latina festival is Oct. 12 at Audubon Zoo in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Times-Picayune

    Celebracion Latina , a local festival of Latin American culture, returns to Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, on October 12. The popular, family-oriented event, presented by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Audubon Zoo has hosted the party since 2010.

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  4. MUSC Waring Library announces competition winnersRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Moultrie News

    ... First prize in the graduate category is awarded to Chris Willoughby, a history Ph.D. candidate at Tulane University for his paper "Running away from Drapetomania: Rethinking Samuel Cartwright and Racial Medicine in the Antebellum South." First prize ...

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  5. Black Women Express More Interest in STEM Majors Than White Women, But Earn Fewer STEM DegreesRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... may be more likely to participate in these majors," said the study's lead author, Laurie O'Brien, PhD, of Tulane University. The authors analyzed data from 1,772,133 college freshmen (56 percent female) who participated in the Cooperative Institute ...

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  6. President of Costa Rica honored by Duquesne Law SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... must be an absolute priority," said Mr. Solis, an academic and writer who holds a master's degree from Tulane University in New Orleans. Mr. Solis described his country's work with Duquesne as "extraordinary" - a word that he said he tries to avoid ...

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  7. NOPD investigating Saturday Uptown armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | NOLA.com

    A male Tulane University student was approached by a man carrying a black handgun and demanding money. The student gave the man his property, then the man fled the area toward St. Charles Avenue.

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  8. A Professor In U.S. is Telling Liberians That the Defense Department Manufactured EbolaRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Politix

    ... a "humanitarian, clinician, prophet, scholar and natural healer." One of Broderick's sources claimed Tulane University, which once worked on test kits for hemorrhagic fever in West Africa, has "been active in the African areas where Ebola is said to ...

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  9. Denying Ebola Turns Out To Be A Very Human ResponseRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... go into a treatment center isolation ward, most people don't come out alive," says Dr. Daniel Bausch , a Tulane University virologist who has long studied hemorrhagic fevers like Ebola and worked to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. "So ...

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  10. Tulane to provide free health screenings SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NOLA.com

    Dr. James Connolly looks at Brooklyn Appe's throat during a health screening in Covington on Saturday, May 3, 2014. On Saturday, Tulane University School of Medicine will hold free health screenings in Algiers.

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  11. When the ball stops bouncing: Orleans and Jefferson Parish public school basketball players have trouble making it to the college levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NOLA.com

    ... According to the Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives, a research-based think-tank at Tulane University, New Orleans' public schools have made major progress in recent years but most schools in the city still report scores that ...

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  12. New Orleans readings spotlight a comic novel, prize poetry and local tales in Oct.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NOLA.com

    ... e Kumin, Natasha Trethewey , Toi Derricotte, Kimiko Hahn, and Marie Howe , among others. She will speak at Tulane University, Freeman Auditorium, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.

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  13. A bright ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Best of New Orleans

    ... drop earrings. The earrings cost $95, and 50 percent of proceeds benefit the LEH. A California native and Tulane University alumn, Porter returned to New Orleans after attending the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. She ...

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  14. Reality check: Are low carb diets better than low fat for weight loss?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | GlobalNews

    ... appeal - cheese, yogurt, salad dressings, and even packaged goods are touting shiny 'low-fat' labels. In a Tulane University study published earlier this month, scientists crowned the low-carb diet as the best option for weight loss and heart ...

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  15. How plankton gets jet laggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, says a new study by Tulane University School ... Low light levels, similar to those found in urban areas at night, can have a significant effect on melatonin ...

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  16. Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Science Daily

    ... in 1988 and 1991 and his doctoral degree from Harvard University in 1998. He worked for three years at Tulane University before arriving at Virginia Tech in 2003. The above story is based on materials provided by Virginia Tech . Note: Materials may ...

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  17. Lafayette judge suspends same-sex ruling pending state appealRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Advocate

    ... is expected to soon be taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court. Keith Werhan, a constitutional law professor at Tulane University Law School, said in an interview this week that he would expect the Louisiana Supreme Court to hold off ruling on any ...

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  18. Inside An Ebola Kit: A Little Chlorine And A Lot Of HopeRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... getting people into Ebola treatment units?' " says Dr. Daniel Bausch , an infectious disease specialist at Tulane University, who is advising the U.S. government on Ebola. But that's not an option now with this outbreak. There have been more than ...

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  19. Most Destructive Myths About Ebola Virus, DebunkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... has spread don't have the adequate resources or facilities to properly treat and quarantine patients. Tulane University virus expert Dr. Daniel Bausch told Voice of America that years of war and poverty have left countries like Sierra Leone and ...

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  20. People's Climate March Preparation In Full SwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Switched

    ... Florida in 1970. Kenneth Opat is squirted with oil pistols by Dorothy Goldsmith, left, and Rita Webb, at Tulane University in New Orleans as students tagged Louisiana's oil industry with the "polluter of the month" award, April 22, 1970. The ...

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