School of Medicine

Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program in Biomedical Sciences (PREP)

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Life in New Orleans

The most charming southern city, set between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans with its rich heritage and culture continues to grow and prosper. Our city provides unmatched opportunities for cultural, sports, and gastronomic delights…

Year Round Attractions:

  • French Quarter, Audubon Zoo, Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans Museum of Art, and live music every day
  • Sports:
    • Professional and collegiate football and basketball, sailing, paddling, hunting and fishing
  • Festivals:
    • Mardi Gras, French Quarter Fest, Jazz Fest & Essence music festivals, art, food (oyster, crawfish, tomato) and cultural events all year
  • Entertainment:
    • Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera, Jazz, Ballet, Live Theater, and the finest dining establishments in the world


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…All make New Orleans a unique place
alive with possibilities.