Posts Tagged ‘ professor ’

Censure removal stalls

AAUP attempts to open dialogue with university
By Julie Schwartzwald | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: Featured Articles, January 29th Print Edition, News

Faculty renewed discussions on the American Association of University Professors’ censure of Tulane at December’s University Senate meeting. The AAUP censured Tulane June 9, 2007 because of the school’s firing practices after Katrina and the censure still stands.
The university did not provide adequate evidence of financial exigency, fired faculty members instead of finding other places […]

Newcomb hosts summit

Guests to discuss women, power and leadership
By jberner | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, Lead Story, News

The Newcomb College Institute will hold its biannual summit Thursday through Sunday in the Lavin-Bernick Center. “Power Lines: Women Transform the Grid” will bring political heavyweights, documentary filmmakers, renowned professors, a dance group and the leaders of an international development Web site to Tulane. The summit is free and open to the public, though the registration deadline was Jan. 23.Organizers said that more than 400 people have registered for the summit. The majority of expected attendees are Tulane students. Many will attend with their classes, Newcomb Director of Institute Programs and Events Jan Mulvihill said.

Professor featured on Discovery Channel Canada

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: News

The Discovery Channel Canada’s “Daily Planet” featured Tulane Professor Raj Pandian and his development of playground equipment that harnesses the energy generated by children and converts it into a useable power source. The program aired March 28.
Pandian, a professor of robotics in the School of Engineering, along with his colleagues, graduate students, and even neighbors, started […]

Championing for Children

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: News

Professor Charles Zeanah was awarded the “Champion for Children” prize from Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana last month. Zeanah was honored with the Professional Champion award for his selfless work in child psychiatry at the organization’s 19th annual “Kids Are Worth It” conference Feb. 28 in Baton Rouge.
Zeanah is vice chair of the Department of Psychiatry and […]

Crime Watch

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: News

Crime Watch
Suspected rape
A student contacted the Public Safety office March 18 at 3:11 p.m. to report a rape that occurred at an off-campus location. The student said she picked up a male acquaintance at his Willow Street residence March 10 at 12:40 a.m. The two went to meet friends at an Uptown bar. The student said she […]

A+ Awards Results

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Features

Below are the results for the A+ Awards, as well as write-ups on each of the winners. Feel free to either scroll through the document, or click on the links below to jump to through the document.
Best upscale bar
Best place to dance
Best restaurant to take parents to
Best Mexican
Best place for live music
Best late-night bar
Best Restaurant to Go with Friends
Best Downtown Bar
Best Delivery
Best coffee shop
Best upscale bar
The […]

Serve, learn, play, grow in Australia

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

The application deadline for the Aboriginal Australia Community Development project at Tulane, a summer program that combines study abroad with service learning, has been extended to March 28. Students participating in the program travel to Western Australia, study the Aboriginal culture and spend two weeks working with Aboriginal youth on major projects.
Coordinated by the International Programs […]

Deflexion: success brewed right here at Tulane

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

Three Tulane University engineers are publicizing their newly invented board game, Deflexion. Engineering Professor Michael Larson and graduate students Luke Hooper and Del Segura created the game which has gained the praise of BusinessWeek magazine.
For board game fans who have grown weary of typical games like Candyland and Clue, Deflexion offers illuminated Egyptian-themed game pieces that […]

Professor elected as conference chair, another wins award

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

Serving as an example of Tulane University’s excellent research programs and faculty, professor of biomedical engineering Natalia Trayanova and graduate student Molly Malecker recently attended the prestigious Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms in Santa Ynez Valley, Calif. At the conference, Trayanova was elected vice chair of next year’s conference and Malecker won the […]

Know Your Campus: Honors Program

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

Since 1981, the Tulane Honors Program has helped nearly 200 students obtain postgraduate scholarships and research grants as well as foster an educational environment with challenging courses and intellectual research.
The Honors Program has been directed since 2003 by Dr. Chris M. Brady, associate professor of Classical and Jewish Studies.
The professor affectionately calls the Honors Program “E3: enhanced […]

Ross talks Business

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

Executive Vice President and Senior Counsel for the Trump Organization George H. Ross gave a lecture on having successful negotiations March 4 to a packed room of the A.B. Freeman School of Business.
Ross’ lecture, entitled “High Powered Negotiation Techniques and Tactics for Business, Law and Life,” focused on how to develop negotiation skills in order to […]

Campus Spotlight: Jason Noah

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Features

Last week, the arcade had a chance to sit down with the leonine Jason Noah. Noah advertises himself as a sort of Dean Martin by way of Mike Piazza: one part earring, two parts lounge singer. His involvement in both music and sports makes him somewhat of a Renaissance man here on campus. During the […]

Particle Accelerates the House of Blues Into Orbit: Particle + Papa Grows Funk

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Reviews

House of Blues
February 20, 2005
The show began on a somber note. Drums & Tuba, the advertised opening act and the band that I was greatly anticipating, would not be playing due to the death of one of the band member�s fathers � may he rest in peace. This was not to be the worst news of the […]

Asylum Street Spankers @ Tipitina’s

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Reviews

Feb. 27, 2005
The face of Professor Longhair painted above the stage overlooks a crowd of anxious fans. And as unusual as it may sound, most Asylum Street Spankers fans find places in seats in front of the stage rather than a spot to stand. Others stand around the bar located off to the right. The band […]

Professors run marathon for Bucket Brigade awareness

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: News

Three professors of the sociology department participated in the annual Mardi Gras Marathon as a way to raise funds and awareness among Tulane students for Louisiana Bucket Brigade, a nonprofit grassroots environmental health and justice organization.
Scott Frickel, professor in sociology Jocelyn Viterna, professor in the Latin American studies and sociology department and Mimi Schippers, professor in […]