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New Model Accurately Describes Migratory Animals’ Extinction Risk
2011-11-17 04:14:41

Predicting the risk of extinction is a complicated task, especially for species that migrate between breeding and wintering sites. Researchers at the University of Georgia and Tulane University have developed a mathematical model that may make such predictions more accurate. Their work appears in the early online edition of the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. "The concern is that for a lot of species, we don't know very much about their wintering grounds," said Richard Hall,...

2011-11-10 15:38:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charleston age management physician, Dr. Michale J. (Mickey) Barber, recently presented at the 11th Clinical Applications for Age Management Medicine Conference, which was held November 3 - 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Barber, CEO and chief medical officer for Cenegenics Medical Institute in Charleston, presented during a special session on November 3, which focused on "Hormone Balance and Restoration." The subject of her discussion was...

2011-11-09 10:00:00

Leading Political Insiders from Both Parties will Gather on November 16 to Discuss Taking the Poison out of Partisanship WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is geared up to host its third annual political summit, Taking the Poison out of Partisanship, at Tulane University in New Orleans next Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Hosted by popular political duo James Carville and Mary Matalin, the much anticipated event will feature more than a...

2011-07-19 09:40:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, energy and trading professionals will be able to immerse themselves in the latest electronic trading tools and test their skills using the most realistic trading simulations available as three of the leading names in energy markets and education -- Tulane University, CME Group and Energy Management Institute (EMI) -- team up for a new series of professional training courses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110719/NY37583LOGO )...

2011-04-15 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every Sunday, Tulane medical school students gather at Ozanam Inn, a homeless shelter in downtown New Orleans, where they conduct a clinic for the homeless. The doctors-to-be learn "bedside manner" and other skills, while providing basic care to people who have been forgotten by many. View the Video: http://tulane.edu/empowers/messages.cfm The clinic was founded by Adam Johnson, a third-year student in the Tulane combined MD/MPH...

2011-04-07 14:17:00

LAFAYETTE, La., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that David H. Welch, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kenneth H. Beer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in New York at the Sheraton Hotel at 9:10 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. A live webcast will be available in the "Event" section of the company's website,...

2011-04-01 08:15:00

HOUSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) announced today that its management will present at the 15th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference, being held at The New Orleans Sheraton Hotel, on April 15, 2011. Ernesto Bautista, III, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Mark Thomas, Senior Financial Analyst, are scheduled to present at 10:30 a.m. Central Time. A copy of the presentation will be available in the Investor Relations section on the...

2011-03-29 15:23:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The house at 2036 Seventh St. in New Orleans, designed and built by Tulane architecture professors and students, has been certified LEED Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first LEED-certified residential project for Tulane and Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans, which collaborated through a program called URBANbuild. View the video. Dinwiddie Hall, a recently renovated building on the Tulane's uptown campus...

2011-03-07 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Founder and Chairman of the Youth Impact Program announced on Friday, March 4th, 2011 that Tulane University, New Orleans Saints, SMART Technologies and the President's Council on Fitness, Sports on Nutrition are sponsoring the Youth Impact Program this July on the campus of Tulane University. This is the fourth year for the program to be held on the campus of Tulane University. The Youth Impact Program (YIP) invests in "at risk"...

2011-02-14 18:38:00

NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 14, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gerald Berenson's four decades of groundbreaking research confirming that heart disease begins in childhood has brought him international accolades. But what makes this Tulane cardiologist's heart sing is applying the lessons learned from preventive cardiology research to practical lessons for schoolchildren. Developed by Berenson and the team of the Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, the Health Ahead/Heart Smart program has been...