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The School of Social Work and Tulane Athletics have teamed up to support athletes’ training and mental health through virtual reality–based mindfulness.

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A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compared popular diets on both nutritional quality and environmental impact and found that the keto and paleo diets, as eaten by American adults, scored among the lowest on overall nutrition quality and were among the highest on carbon emissions.

Quarterback Michael Pratt prepares to throw the football
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Quarterback Pratt Returns

Tulane quarterback Michael Pratt refused to let the last 4½ minutes of this year’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic get to him.

Dr. Keith Ferdinand and a group of Tulane students
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Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed racial and ethnic health disparities nationwide, those disparities continue to exist in American communities of color.

sticker that reads "cotton bowl or bust"
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Eternal optimists and lifelong Tulane fans like Richard Roussel never gave up on Green Wave football — and they were rewarded with the epic Goodyear Classic Cotton Bowl win in January.

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In 1997, Tulane physics professor Wayne Reed developed a technology in his lab to make the production of polymers — which are used to create plastics and other widely used products — greener and more efficient.

Nick Spitzer sits with a microphone, headphones and a computer
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Nick Spitzer, professor of anthropology, celebrates 25 years as producer and host of the public radio program “American Routes.” Broadcasting from a studio on the Tulane uptown campus, Spitzer continues to be grateful to “meet and converse” with vernacular musical artists as he brings their stories to a million listeners weekly.

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Curator of Jazz

Melissa A. Weber, also known as DJ Soul Sister, has been named curator of the Hogan Jazz Archive.

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Startup Activity

Since 2006, Tulanians have founded at least 355 companies, a third of which are located in the New Orleans area.

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A Winning Culture

Ron Hunter, the new Green Wave men’s basketball coach, invites fans to experience the energy of the team this season.