Hard butter? Problem solved - October 19, 2017
Editor's note: This article appeared first in the September issue of Tulane magazine. Sit down and hold onto your toast: Joelle Feinstock Mertzel (NC ’95) of Los Angeles wants you to know that butter does not need to be refrigerated. Mertzel,...
Musical reflection - September 29, 2017
Legendary bandleader, educator, NEA Jazz Master, and patriarch of one of New Orleans' most renowned musical families, Ellis Marsalis performed his annual free concert at Tulane on Thursday night presented by the Lagniappe Series of Newcomb-Tulane...
Speaking up - September 27, 2017
Tulane students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the New Orleans community convened in McAlister Auditorium for the 2017 Tulane Reading Project keynote lecture by noted civil rights advocate and scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw.
Alumna sees art as therapy - September 25, 2017
Karen Oser Edmunds, a 1967 graduate of Tulane University, encourages people to make art—even if it’s bad art. Art is a way to get over sadness, depression and angst. The reason to do art of any kind—singing, painting, sculpting, playing music or...
Under the microscope - September 14, 2017
A Newcomb College student works in the science lab on the Washington Avenue campus in the early 1900s. Newcomb moved to the Broadway campus in 1918 after spending 27 years at that site.
From little acorns grow - September 06, 2017
A stately live oak is depicted on the inside of the Newcomb Gate at the corner of Broadway and Oak streets. When Newcomb College moved to the uptown location in 1918, acorns from live oaks on the old Garden District campus were planted and have...
Constructive dialogue - August 04, 2017
Workers take a break on the scaffolding in front of Mussafer Hall on the uptown campus. The project is slated to finish in the spring of 2018 and is expected to be ready for the Tulane community in the fall 2018 semester.
Incoming students get a glimpse of campus life, local culture - July 24, 2017
The Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Experience offers incoming first-year students a first look at life on campus, while ensuring that they develop the skills necessary for success within Tulane classrooms. Curated by Robin Hayes, executive...
End of the day - July 10, 2017
The setting sun illuminates evening clouds behind Newcomb Hall on the Tulane uptown campus. Constructed in 1918 as the architectural centerpiece of the Newcomb College campus, the building houses the departments of philosophy, communication,...
Diversity rises with incoming class - June 22, 2017
Tulane University’s incoming first-year class will be 22 percent students of color, said Satyajit Dattaagupta, vice president for enrollment management and dean of admissions, a significant increase since just three years ago, when the class was 16...
Tulane is a top producer of US Fulbright students - March 02, 2017
With 11 students receiving Fulbright awards for 2016-17, Tulane University has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of Fulbright winners. The Fulbright Program is the U.S....
Bustin' loose - February 21, 2017
Japanese magnolia blooms fill the trees just behind Newcomb Hall. Arriving early this year due to the consistent warm weather, different varieties of the flower can be seen all over the uptown campus.
Gates of knowledge - February 10, 2017
A student passes from Broadway Street through the Newcomb College gate onto the uptown campus.
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd to speak at Tulane - November 14, 2016
Acclaimed New York Times political columnist Maureen Dowd will discuss the “psychologies and pathologies” of the 2016 presidential campaign Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Tulane University. The Year of Voting Dangerously: A Conversation with Maureen Dowd...
Swing shift - October 24, 2016
The swing on the Cudd Hall porch is the perfect spot to enjoy the cooler fall weather that has finally arrived in New Orleans.