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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...

Series reminds students that ‘professors are people, too’ - April 12, 2018
Last fall semester the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Newcomb-Tulane College (NTC) partnered to create Research Lunches, a series of informal lunch time conversations between faculty and undergraduates. Each Research Lunch has...

New Orleans Tricentennial exhibit set to open at Newcomb Art Museum - April 06, 2018
In celebration of the New Orleans Tricentennial, Newcomb Art Museum will present EMPIRE, an immersive art installation by Los Angeles-based artists Fallen Fruit, from April 13 to July 7 on Tulane University’s uptown campus. The artists, David Allen...

Diversity makes Tulane stronger and smarter - April 04, 2018
“I was one of them.” It’s easier to know what a person is going through when you’ve already walked a mile in their shoes. That’s what makes Satyajit Dattagupta, vice president for enrollment management and dean of undergraduate admission at Tulane...

Alumnus shares story of succeeding with ADHD and dyslexia - March 22, 2018
Ned Hallowell, MD, a 1978 graduate of Tulane School of Medicine, presented a talk Wednesday titled, “The World of ADHD in 2018: 40 Years After I Left Tulane, and the Enormous Debt I Owe the School.” That debt, he explained, was for the many...

Home of the Arts - March 15, 2018
Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, Newcomb Hall, at 1229 Broadway Street on the uptown campus, is the architectural centerpiece of the School of Liberal Arts. Named in honor of the family of Mrs. Josephine Louise Newcomb, the building was...

‘Men Explain Things to Me’ author explains her thoughts on writing - March 12, 2018
As the author of 20 books, activist and historian Rebecca Solnit has explored a myriad of topics in her works, which range from a history of walking to feminist publications like Men Explain Things to Me. On Monday, March 19, Solnit will share her...

Old with the new - March 08, 2018
Workers begin plastering the exterior of the addition to Mussafer Hall on the uptown campus. The original building, built in 1902 as Richardson Dormitory, has undergone significant plaster and masonry work to highlight the structure's architectural...

Good day sunshine - March 01, 2018
First-year students Catherine McNeel, left, and Abbi Larkin relax on the Berger Family Lawn on the uptown campus. Finished with classes for the day, the two enjoy the late afternoon sunshine and the unusually warm temperature.  

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