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20 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Lawmakers push back on proposed Tulane scholarship restrictions

Rep. Harold Ritchie, D-Bogalusa, has introduced legislation to change the Tulane University legislative scholarship program, after he was accused of misusing it.

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Related Topix: Bogalusa, LA, New Orleans, LA, West Monroe, LA

Yesterday | Noozhawk

Lisa Couvillion, Patsy Hicks Elected to Scholarship Foundation Board

Selected for their unique interests and experiences and commitment to Santa Barbara County, directors establish policy, set priorities, fundraise and are responsible for guiding the Scholarship Foundation's activities.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Montecito, CA, University of Arizona, Santa Barbara, CA

Yesterday | Best of New Orleans

Jesmyn Ward joins the faculty of Tulane University

Jesmyn Ward, who won the 2011 National Book Award for her novel Salvage the Bones , will join the faculty of Tulane University's Department of English July 1. Ward is currently a professor of creative writing at the University of South Alabama.

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Yesterday | The Times

Out & About: When first lady calls, Shreveporter answers call

First lady Michelle Obama's birthday bash. Events for the French president's visit to the White House.

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Yesterday | NOLA.com

Tulane launches expansive new educational website dedicated to Gulf South music, culture

Tulane's new Music Rising website offers resources for scholars of all ages interested in Gulf South music, history and culture.

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Related Topix: Pink Floyd, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

News & Notes: MSNBC host Harris-Perry to take position at Wake Forest University

Harris-Perry will leave her position as a political science professor at Tulane University in order to become a presidential chair in the politics and international affairs department at Wake Forest University.

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The Advocate

Service dog is Tulane studenta s pet project

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- Adam Kline works with his service dog in training on the Tulane Campus in New Orleans, La.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Dixon Correctional Institute, State Prisons, Prison

The Times-Picayune

Tulane plans $46 million building for Newcomb Institute, campus dining

Newcomb College Institute headquarters, which is scheduled to make way for a $46 million home on Tulane's campus.

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NOLA.com

Read the Q & A from the lecture

Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson roamed all around the universe in his talk at Tulane University on Monday , from ideas as remote as the "Big Bang" 13.8 billion years ago to Earth's nearest encounters with asteroids in the last year.

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Related Topix: Cosmos, Entertainment, Television, Physics, Cornell University, Harvard University

The Times-Picayune

May 9 memorial service set for artist John Clemmer

A memorial service will be held May 9 for John Clemmer , a New Orleans artist who died April 11. He was 92. Clemmer, whose career spanned seven decades, spent most of his life in New Orleans, including 35 years at Tulane University as a faculty member and dean of Newcomb College's art department.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Anesthesia Business Consultants Shares Thoughts From the Advanced...

Anesthesia Business Consultants , a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce that the 2014 Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management conference was a success and shares thoughts regarding the conference.

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Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine

The Times-Picayune

Study up before listening to Neil deGrasse Tyson at Tulane: News from his other recent lectures

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson , director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, frequent talk show guest and host of the ongoing television series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," appears at Tulane University on Monday night , giving his touring lecture, "This Just in: Latest Discoveries in the Universe."

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Related Topix: Cosmos, Entertainment, Television

Best of New Orleans

Interview: Richard Campanella

If anyone, local or visitor, has ever told you he or she was going to Bourbon Street for academic or research purposes, there was good reason to be skeptical.

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Newswise

Wynton Marsalis to Address Tulane University Graduates

New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters and deliver the keynote address to graduates at Tulane University's Commencement 2014 , which will be held at 9 a.m., May 17 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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The Times-Picayune

Dance

Members of the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance rehearse at Tulane University in New Orleans Saturday, April 12, 2014.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Historian 'all-stars' honor Hackney

On Sunday at Auburn University Montgomery, an "all-star lineup" of Southern historians gathered to talk, with topics ranging from the Civil War's significance today to the historical poignancy of letters between a budding historian in civil rights-era Alabama and his mentor.

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Related Topix: Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, Yale University, Princeton University

Sag Harbor Online

Architecture Explained in 5 Minutes at Parrish

Imagine going through a speed dating session with a dozen architects. That's a little what it will be like when the Parrish Art Museum presents "Five Minutes Max," the third installment in its Architectural Sessions series, at noon on Saturday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

NOLA.com

New Orleans Friends of Music presents the New York Woodwind Quintet at a salon-style soiree

Since the first concert in 1956, the New Orleans Friends of Music has been showcasing classical chamber music performed by internationally acclaimed musicians.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Classical, Darius Milhaud

The Times-Herald

Ray donates to UWG in honor of husband

Longtime Newnan resident, civic servant, and art enthusiast JoAnn Ray recently donated $50,000 to the University of West Georgia Foundation for the new UWG campus in Newnan in honor of her husband, Samuel Teague Ray Sr. "We decided that this would be the perfect way to recognize the things that we feel are important for Newnan and for outside our ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Atlanta, GA, University of Alabama

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NOLA.com

Tulane Business Model Competition culminating on Friday

Tom Hayes of Haystack EDU pitches his teacher job site in the Domain Challenge at the Tulane Business Plan Competition 2013.

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