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6 hrs ago | World Magazine

New Orleans' charter school experiment

Nine years ago this month, Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans. Though it brought destruction, it also brought an opportunity for change.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Education Etc.

9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Nation's Longest Running Plastic Surgery Practice Welcomes New Surgeon

As part of the LIPSG team, Dr. Reish will be performing a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, including rhinoplasty , breast augmentation , abdominoplasty , liposuction , facial implants , and breast reconstruction.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Breast Enlargement

14 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Twins Day Festival: A Geneticist's Dream

Twinsburg, Ohio is home to the annual Twins Days festival - which, in turn, is home to a revolving door of scientists looking to gather genetic data.


Related Topix: Twinsburg, OH, Aurora, OH

18 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Healthier foods available in neighborhoods

Feeding their families healthily is a priority for many women in New Orleans. According to the Prevention Research Center, studies show federal policies to increase healthy food access for WIC participants also has made healthier foods available to other families.


Related Topix: Life, Medicine, Nutrition

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Art Daily

Portland Museum of Art hires new Assistant Curator of European Art

The Portland Museum of Art announced that Dr. Andrew Eschelbacher has been appointed as the Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Assistant Curator of European Art.


Related Topix: France, World News, Lexington, VA

Drivers urged to be careful with New Orleans schools in session

Members of a school transportation safety task force spoke Aug. 20, 2014 at Edgar P. Harney Charter on South Claiborne.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Peggy Scott to retire from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Louisiana

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Peggy Scott has announced that she will retire from her position in July of 2015.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

PhysOrg Weblog

Understanding your kidney tumor in 3D

Dr. Jonathan Silberstein holds a replica of a patient's kidney that was made using a 3D printer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Urology, Oncology, Kidney Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Genome-Wide Linkage and Regional Association Study of Blood Pressure...

From the Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA ; State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Fuwai Hospital, National Center of Cardiovascular Diseases and National Laboratory of Medical Molecular Biology, Institute of ... (more)


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, World News, China, Asia


Video: WWOZ Interns, Summer 2014

This past summer, WWOZ hosted six interns from four colleges in the United States.


Related Topix: Antioch College, Ball State University, Ithaca College, New Orleans, LA


Could Your Morning Newspaper Also Fuel Your Car?

Although many people now read the news online or on their e-readers , actual printed newspapers are still enjoyed by millions of people worldwide.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tulane's 'Trauma!' course offers new approach to online learning

Sandy Rosenthal, founder of the grassroots group, will teach a "mini-course" through Tulane University this fall as part of a new massive open online course, or MOOC, about trauma.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

District Administration

New Orleans schools are operated by one of three organizations. Source: The Cowen Institute.

New Orleans public schools have made great strides in the eight years since the state took over most of them due to consistently low academic performance and the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Education Etc., Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Prison

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Advocate

Investar looks beyond its IPO

Last month, Investar Holding Corp. CEO John D'Angelo stood in the Nasdaq studio in Times Square, surrounded by the bank's vice presidents and board members as they counted down the final seconds until he rang the opening bell .


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, New Orleans, LA

Fri Aug 15, 2014


WHO ponders treating Ebola-infected people with blood of survivors

As the Ebola outbreaks rages on in West Africa, the World Health Organization , desperate for a way to help infected people, is reconsidering a potential Ebola treatment tried as far back as 1976, after the first documented outbreak of the deadly viral disease: using the blood of people who have recovered from an infection to treat those still ... (more)


Walking and biking to New Orleans schools still unsafe for kids, WWL reports

New Orleans has improved the safety of children walking or biking to schools, but are still far below par, according to a report on WW L. Tulane University's KidsWalk program gave a good "walkability" score to 8 percent of schools this year, up from 1 percent in 2011.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Family, Kids

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Man, 21, robbed at gunpoint near Tulane, police say

New Orleans police say a 21-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, Aug. 13, near Tulane University.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

USS New Orleans' Pearl Harbor flag preserved for display at Tulane

Members of five Louisiana chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution have been working in shifts for more than a week at the Tulane University Naval ROTC building to sew stars and stripes to a canvas backing.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA


Stuart Schecter, MD Named Director of The Mount Sinai Health...

Stuart O. Schecter, MD, has been named Director of The Mount Sinai Health Network's Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring System.


Related Topix: Roslyn, NY, University of South Florida

Chapel Hill News

Festival to celebrate UNC's Southern Folklife Collection

The festival will include musical performances, lectures and readings, and will provide an in-depth look at the collections and work of the SFC, a world-class research archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and promoting Southern music, art and culture.


Related Topix: The Collection, Techno, Tift Merritt, Country, Merle Haggard, New York, New Orleans, Jazz