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34 min ago | The Times-Picayune

Is Bourbon Street authentic? New Orleans scholar makes case in grand, new history

Visiting Bourbon Street is easy: millions do it very year. But reading about the famed New Orleans thoroughfare rarely has been rewarding - at least until the appearance of Richard Campanella's "Bourbon Street: A History."

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Louisiana State University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Picking up the pieces of Atlanta Public Schools

About two months ago, Meria Carstarphen introduced herself to dozens of Atlanta's top educators, politicians, and journalists at the Commerce Club for an Atlanta Press Club newsmaker luncheon.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Vigil marks 1-year anniversary of slain social worker's unsolved murder

Standing around the very patch of grass where she took her last breaths, family and friends of Ashley Qualls gathered Wednesday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of her unsolved murder .

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Breitbart.com

Flashback 2008: Obama Rips Bush for Katrina Flyover

On February 7, 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama at campaign rally at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA blasted President George W. Bush for initially flying over the damage in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina instated of making a presidential stop at the site of the storm damage.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, George Bush, W.

Christian Science Monitor

Ray Nagin sentence surprises some experts. Why it was only 10 years.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court after being sentenced in New Orleans Wednesday.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Federal Prisons, Prison, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat

NOLA.com

Summer Lyric's crisp 'Chorus Line' remains one singular sensation

On paper, "A Chorus Line" simply shouldn't work. As a play, not much happens. As a musical spectacle, there's only really one big production number and that's essentially the curtain calls.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NOLA.com

Tulane to become smoke-free campus on Aug. 1

The goal of the policy, which was passed in May 2013, is to protect non-smokers from exposure to second-hand smoke while encouraging current smokers to quit, said Scott Tims, director of Tulane University Student Health Services .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Uptown Messenger

Tulane withdraws demolition request for Newcomb building as protest mounts

The building housing the Newcomb College Institute at Tulane University is slated to be replaced with a new building, but its demolition will require City Council approval.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

World Magazine

Colleges could lose federal funds over sexual assault policies

Senators on Capitol Hill pressed Department of Education employees last month about how to ensure student safety, decrying the number of sexual assaults on college campuses and the lack of clear reporting to help guide prospective students and their parents.

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Related Topix: Tufts University, Violent Crime, Lehigh University

Virgin Islands Daily News

UVI appoints first medical school dean

Dr. Benjamin Sachs, a former dean of Tulane University School of Medicine and a current Harvard Medical School senior lecturer, has accepted the position of the interim dean for the University of the Virgin Islands Medical School.

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Related Topix: University of the Virgin Islands, Medicine, Health Care Policy, Health, Harvard University, Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Times-Picayune

Tulane University donors Jill and Avie Glazer sell renovated home for ...

Jill and Avie Glazer pose for a photo at Tulane University's 12th annual Helluva Hullabaloo Auction and Party in the Lavin-Bernick Center on the Tulane University campus in New Orleans, La., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

NOLA.com

Federal magistrate to oversee Wisner Donation demand that BP clean oil from its south Lafourche Parish land

Workers under contract to BP clean up tar balls washing up on Elmer's Island in January 2011.

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Related Topix: Wisner, LA, New Orleans, LA, Oil Spill

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Tulane anthropology professor receives National Geographic Society grant

Marcello Canuto, an anthropology professor at Tulane University, inspects a hieroglyphic staircase discovered at a site in Gautemala in 2012.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Congratulations to these Hollis scholars

Jake Kobylarz was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Scholarships for Military Children Program.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Virginian-Pilot

Harvard graduate to be Chrysler Museum's next leader

The new director of the Chrysler Museum of Art has a doctorate from Harvard in the history of art and architecture and has led three other art museums.

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Related Topix: Huntington, NY

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times

Lunn leaving Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier for Tulane

Dr. William Lunn, who lead Christus Health's hospital consolidation in Shreveport, will take a job as president and CEO of the Tulane Health System in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

American Athletic Conference welcomes Tulane to league with open letter

Tulane is one of the new schools joining the American Athletic Conference today as a full member.

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Related Topix: East Carolina University, University of Tulsa, United States Naval Academy

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Former women's liberation activist looks to multiculturalism, with the help of two young women

Peggy Dobbins, 75, has formed a group of women in Calhoun County to do projects directed at activism.

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Related Topix: Activism, Calhoun County, TX, La-Salle, TX, Port Lavaca, TX

GoVolsXtra.com

Left-handed pitcher Zach Warren, outfielder Chris Hall commit to Vols

Left-handed pitcher Zach Warren of St. Augustine Prep in Richland, N.J., and Cumberland University outfielder Chris Hall both verbally accepted scholarships to play for the Vols.

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Related Topix: Cumberland University, Knoxville, TN

The China Post

Fulbright program increases stipends, adds fellowships

The Fulbright Board significantly increased the stipends available for Ph.D. students and scholars interested in studying and researching in the U.S.: for students, one full fellowship of up to US$50,000 and up to 12 partial scholarships of US$15,000 are now available; for scholars, one full fellowship of up to US$40,000 and up to 25 partial ... (more)

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