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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,...
02/21/2018 - 11:30 - New Wave staff

Rachel "Marie" Davis. Peace Corps Botswana. MI Graduate Spring 2016.  For the fourth consecutive year, Tulane University is ranked first among graduate schools for the number of volunteers who join the Peace Corps. There are 27 alumni currently serving, 22 from the School of Public Health and...

02/14/2018 - 16:00 - D. Boling

The third edition of Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers is being released this week at the 2018 Regional Consortium Meeting of the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Initiative. The Global Handbook is a critical guide for practitioners since family planning is considered a development...

01/29/2018 - 10:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Cover your coughs in New England and don’t double dip in Philadelphia. A 2016 Tulane University study published in the American Journal of Health Economics found cities with teams in the Super Bowl see a rise in flu deaths. Lead author Charles Stoecker of the Tulane University School of Public...

01/24/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The Foundation has the stated mission of reducing illness and death from smoking and lists as its priorities...

01/24/2018 - 10:30 - Faith Dawson

Katherine Mills, assistant professor of epidemiology in the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, led a team that analyzed 100 blood pressure studies to find which interventions worked best to control hypertension. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) A new study out of...

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