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Tulane Reading Project connects students through literature - August 06, 2018
When the Class of 2022 arrives on campus this fall, they’ll already have one thing in common thanks to the Tulane Reading Project.
 Through the 2018 project, entering first-year students will read Beartown by Fredrik Backman in preparation for...

Stately gate - July 30, 2018
For 80 years, visitors to the uptown campus have passed through the Newcomb gate. Located where Oak Street meets Broadway, the gate is a gift of the Newcomb Class of 1938, and was erected 20 years after the school’s move from the Washington Avenue...

Honors program nurtures student research endeavors - July 30, 2018
When Tulane University junior Madeline Ninno leaves for her study-abroad session in Argentina this fall, she’ll go with insights gained from her independent research project on the history of that country’s beef industry. In Argentina, beef isn’t...

Graduate leaves Tulane with Peery Society honor - June 18, 2018
Recent Tulane University graduate Maria Gomez-Roas received the 2018 William Wallace Peery Medal for Academic Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by Newcomb-Tulane College. Gomez-Roas earned a bachelor of science degree after double majoring in...

Cultivating academic success at Tulane - June 15, 2018
A new summer program is preparing first-year students for university classes through an optional one-day event on the uptown campus. At Cultivating Academic Success at Tulane (CAST), students are introduced to opportunities for academic excellence...

Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane named one of nation’s best - June 13, 2018
For the third consecutive year, the Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University has been named the Best Gallery or Museum in Louisiana and one of the 25 best in the United States. The American Art Awards honored Newcomb Art Museum because of its “...

Walk and chalk - May 31, 2018
Tulane graduates Madeline Jones, left, and Caroline Beyers move a chalkboard toward Newcomb Hall in preparation for Newcomb Summer Session, a selective pre-college program in women’s leadership. This June, participating students will get a preview...

Devoted dad is partner in autistic graduate’s success - May 22, 2018
As Tulane University’s graduates filed onto the floor of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome May 19, there may have been no one more jubilant, no one prouder than Dr. Sam Alexander. But unlike those surrounding him, he wasn’t donning a robe or mortarboard,...

Tulane University commencement fuses humor, reflection, joy - May 19, 2018
A jubilant atmosphere prevailed as nearly 3,000 Tulane University students convened in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome — many ready to celebrate with flags of home countries, second-line umbrellas and bouquets in hand — on Saturday, May 19, during the...

Faculty forum to address leadership, engagement, well-being - May 07, 2018
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest,” Benjamin Franklin said, and that applies to both students and faculty members. To continue its investment in faculty knowledge and professional growth, the Office of Academic Affairs and Provost...

Duck tails - April 30, 2018
Flocking toward the uptown campus to enjoy the warm weather, a duo of mallards meanders across the Berger Family Lawn. Seemingly familiar with the camera, the female shows off her best duck-face pose.  

Tulane seniors win screenwriting competition - April 19, 2018
Two Tulane University seniors were recently awarded top prizes in the Short Subject category of the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts’ Student Screenwriting Competition. Molly Bookner and Brennan O'Donnell, both digital media...

After battle with cancer, student’s life honored with scholarship - April 19, 2018
A larger-than-life presence, Charles Ellison was the center of a vibrant group of friends at Tulane University, and he wasn't shy about helping those who needed him. To honor the spirit with which he approached life, a scholarship has been...

Sugar kiss - April 13, 2018
Rocco, a young male pit bull mix, shows his love for first-year student Melanie Gaynor during Puppies and Popsicles on Thursday (April 12) in Pocket Park.  The event was part of “Class of 2020 Week” celebrating Tulane sophomores declaring their...

Speaker to explore use of biology in creation of technology - April 12, 2018
During the Newcomb-Tulane College Crossroads Colloquium on Monday, April 16, Nina Tandon, CEO and co-founder of EpiBone, the world's first company growing living human bones for skeletal reconstruction, will discuss how we can create smarter...

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