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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,...
01/05/2018 - 10:45 - Alicia Jasmin

In 2016 the Tulane community was introduced to Dr. Adaora Okoli, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Nigeria. On Thursday, Jan. 4, philanthropist Bill Gates recognized Okoli on his website as one of his “Heroes in the...

12/22/2017 - 14:30 - Faith Daniels

If the new year prompted you to renew your annual commitment to exercise regularly, it could pay off in the long run. Adults trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight may benefit from increasing their physical activity level, such as performing regular exercise, according to a study led...

12/19/2017 - 12:15 - Mary Cross

Tulane community members can help shape the future of New Orleans’ first bike-share program, Blue Bikes NOLA, by taking part in the Tulane Bike Share Survey. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber) The city of New Orleans launched its first bike-share service, Blue Bikes NOLA, earlier this month. The program is...

12/19/2017 - 11:45 - Mary Johns

Alessandra Bazzano, pictured, social entrepreneurship professor at the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking and faculty member at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, co-authored a report in the PLOS journal with Taylor Center colleagues...

12/13/2017 - 13:00 - Mary Cross

Shokufeh Ramirez, assistant director of the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, excitedly accepts her President’s Staff Excellence Award and $1,000 check from Tulane University President Mike Fitts. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) With Riptide by his side and a holiday surprise in...

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