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Latest Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Tulane University Stories

2007-06-04 09:00:43

By O'Neil, Robert M; Cook, Norma C; Finkin, Matthew W; Henry, Myron S; Et al I. INTRODUCTION The devastation that Hurricane Katrina inflicted on the universities of New Orleans in late August 2005 is undoubtedly the most serious disruption of American higher education in the nation's history.1 This was hardly the first time that collegiate facilities had been destroyed and academic programs halted; one need only recall the savage tornadoes that leveled buildings at Central State...

2006-02-01 13:00:34

CHICAGO (Reuters) - HCA Inc., the nation's biggest hospital operator, said on Wednesday it will reopen Tulane Medical Center for limited service in February, becoming the first hospital to reopen in downtown New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina decimated the city. HCA Chief Executive Officer Jack Bovender, on a conference call after the company reported quarterly earnings, said HCA aims to get Tulane Medical Center back to full service in June. Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA had...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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