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Travel ban leaves students with uncertain futures
International students from certain countries may have limited travel options while using student visas under President Trump’s travel ban. (Thinkstock image) About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban,...
03/20/2018 - 13:15 - Keith Brannon

Diego Rose, principal investigator on the study and a professor of nutrition and food security at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. On any given day, 20 percent of Americans account for nearly half of U.S. diet-related greenhouse gas...

03/16/2018 - 13:00 - Faith Dawson

As president of the Italian-American Bocce Club of Greater New Orleans, T.J. Stranova, right, associate dean for student affairs and admissions in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, plays bocce for sport, community and tradition. The club attracts league players but welcomes...

03/14/2018 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Patricia Scaraffia, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University, led the research on a study that examined how mosquitoes metabolize the blood they ingest. The results could help inform future mosquito control efforts. (Photo by Paula Burch-...

03/08/2018 - 14:45 - Naomi King Englar

Recent Tulane University graduate Chyna Johnson is following in the footsteps of abolitionist Harriet Tubman this week as part of a 100-mile trek along the route of the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad, a network of secret routes and safe houses used by African-American slaves to...

03/07/2018 - 17:00 - Cheryl Gerber

Katherine Theall, associate professor in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and director of the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Education Center, presented the results of a study by Tulane researchers last week that found black women in Louisiana are three...

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