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TUPD moves dispatch center downtown to medical school

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2014
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The Tulane University Police Department plans to complete a partial relocation of its dispatch unit to a shared space with Technology Services on the 14th floor in the Medical School at 1555 Poydras St. TUPD Superintendent Jon Barnwell said he has worked on consolidating TUPD's facilities since he accepted the ...

RecyleMania competition increases student awareness

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2014
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Tulane has designed a website, similar to the website used during the RecycleMania competition, that allows visitors to observe the amount of electricity and carbon dioxide waste in certain buildings.Tulane began testing the website, which it might make permanent depending on the site's success. The pi...

Technology services improves campus wi-fi

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2014
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Tulane Technology Services is in the process of making noticeable changes to campus technology and Internet.Charlie McMahon, vice president for information technology and chief technology officer, said the university began preparing to upgrade the Wi-Fi network in 2005, but never did because of Hurric...

Professer Lesley Baker dies at age 69

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2014
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Professor Lesley Ann Thornborrow Baker died unexpectedly in New Orleans at age 69. Baker was a professor in the Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business for more than 20 years.Baker was born on Jan. 12, 1945 in Oadby Leicestershire, England. Baker spent her childhood in Brainerd, Minn. and hold...

National group requests federal investigation of Tulane Primate Center

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2014
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Stop Animal Exploitation Now, a national animal rights group, requested that the federal government investigate both Tulane University and University of Louisiana at Lafayette's primate centers because of chimpanzee and monkey deaths that have occurred since late 2012.Michael Strecker, Tulane's executive...

Junior adjusts to life with prosthetic leg

Junior adjusts to life with prosthetic leg

Armando Marin, Associate News Editor
February 6, 2014
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As an economics and English double-major, junior Billy Coombs deals with a lot of information in his classes, but he is also learning something most Tulane students do not have to: how to adjust to a prosthetic leg.After being diagnosed with synovial sarcoma last May, Coombs went through chemotherap...

Students finalists in Big Idea competition

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2014
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Senior business students Tom Stern and Brenan Keller are tackling more than just exams and graduation this year. Their product, Threadix , a machine-washable clothing chip that acts as an event ticket, is a finalist in Idea Village's Big Idea competition.Big Idea is one of the main events of New Orleans ...

Zimple House to be newest addition to LLC communities

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2014
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Housing and Residence Life has been changing the housing experience during the last few years, starting with the establishment of Wall Residential College in 2003. Weatherhead Residential College, which opened in Fall 2011, and Zimple House, planned for Fall 2014, also follow the residential college m...

Professer in residence spreads love of learning

Professer in residence spreads love of learning

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2014
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Professor W.T. Godbey began teaching by tutoring in high school and college and continued teaching after college. He came to Tulane in 2003. In 2011, Godbey moved in to the Wall Residential College with his family as the second live-in professor in Wall's history.Godbey has worked in professions rangin...

USG works to revise undergraduate school constitutions

USG works to revise undergraduate school constitutions

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
December 5, 2013
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Throughout this semester, Undergraduate Student Government senators have passed four amendments to the USG constitution, one of which shifted the representation style from an at-large senatorial system to a school-based system. The current at-large system holds annual elections in which the entire student bo...

TUSTEP brings service-dogs to campus

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2013
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The Tulane Service-Dog Training and Education Program, founded last spring by sophomore Adam Kline, has begun training service dogs on campus. TUSTEP works with Canine Companions for Independence, a national organization, to train service dogs that will one day help people with physical and mental disabilities...

TEDTalks event showcases student innovation

Brandi Doyal, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2013
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Nine student and professional speakers spoke at TEDxTU on Tuesday in a lecture series that focused on the theme of unlearning; speakers told their own stories to deconstruct widely held stereotypes and assumptions. Three TEDTalk videos were also shown to promote the idea of unlearning.TEDTalks is a glob...

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