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Thibodaux massacre
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Earth Beneath Dump Site Offers Clues to Racial Massacre

From Somaliland to El Salvador, Peru to Guatemala, Davette Gadison has brought her passion for justice to her studies in forensic anthropology—drawn to mass gravesites in countries torn apart by civil war.

Screen vs book
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Screens vs. Books: the Book Always Wins, Professor Says

Is book culture old-fashioned in a society that’s overrun by screens?

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Empire Exhibit

If one could enter a door that leads inside a mind full of historic memories, that experience might feel the same as walking through the EMPIRE exhibit at the Newcomb Art Museum.

While All-American running back Eddie Price (pictured) did not actually appear in the 1949 film Father Was a Fullback, the Tulane team scored a mention in the movie. Price led the Green Wave to the Southeastern Conference football championship that year, for real. (Photo of Eddie Price Courtesy Tulane University Archives)
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Gridiron Glory in the Movies

As the regular college football season transitions into bowl season, and then into “Wait till next year!” mode, all the football fan can do is hope his/her team is going to a bowl game — or in desperation satisfy a craving by watching a favorite football movie or game replays.

Michael Cunningham
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Divided We Learn

Among the most important issues in U.S. higher education right now is the lack of diversity in student and faculty populations.

LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology aided researchers in making this remarkable discovery and others in Guatemala.
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More Secrets of Maya History Revealed with Discovery of Altar

Northern Guatemala has proven to be fertile ground for archaeologists, and Tulane University researchers Marcello Canuto and Francisco Estrada-Belli have been among them, making some of the most eye-popping and remarkable discoveries the world has ever seen.

Fieldwork in Peru
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Fieldwork in Peru

They delighted in everything Peru had to offer, from fishing on the Amazon to bird-watching in the rainforest to surfing on the Pacific. But this was anything but a vacation.

National Press Building
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Discourse With Media

Tulane University President Mike Fitts joined national higher education reporters and leaders from other top universities for a wide-ranging conversation on critical issues facing universities during a special Presidents’ Dinner at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., in September.

late Tulane president Eamon Kelly
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Symposium Honors the Late Tulane President Eamon Kelly

Leading up to Homecoming weekend, past, current, and future leaders of Tulane gathered for an all-day discussion of the legacy of Eamon Kelly on Nov. 3 in Dixon Recital Hall.

Emmanuel Rotich (center), team captain, keeps up the pace for cross country team members (left) Joshua Cheruyot and (right) Moses Aloiloi. Rotich took first place in the American Athletic Conference Championship for the second year in a row on Oct. 25. This year’s race was held in New Orleans in Audubon Park.
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Cross Country Champ Pursues Architecture

Emmanuel Rotich never set out to be a competitive cross country runner, yet running was a big part of his life. Growing up in the remote village of Rift Valley, Kenya, he would run to school each morning and back home each evening. In between, he’d run home for lunch and then back to school for afternoon classes.