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U.S. Marine Corps commandant commissions 18 officers at joint ceremony - May 21, 2022
Forty-one years after he took the U.S. Marine Corps Oath of Office at Tulane, Gen. David H. Berger, engineering alumnus and 38th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, returned to the university’s uptown campus as a guest of honor at the Tulane...

Under the Oaks 2022 - May 21, 2022
Newcomb Institute held its annual Under the Oaks ceremony on Friday, May 20, in Dixon Hall. The ceremony honored Newcomb Scholars, Newcomb Institute award and grant recipients, outstanding faculty, alumnae association award recipients and members...

Class of 2022 praised for persistence at Unified Commencement in Yulman Stadium - May 20, 2022
The Class of 2022 celebrated its Unified Commencement ceremony in true Tulane and New Orleans style on Saturday, May 21 — with music and laughter mixed with serious recognition of the determination and grit that it took to get to this day.   In the...

Love of the legal profession started early for law review editor - May 19, 2022
There was one thing that Antonio Milton was certain of as a young child growing up in Carencro, Louisiana, just outside Lafayette — he wanted to be a lawyer. As the son of a lawyer, Milton routinely visited his father’s office, where he had a front...

Public health graduate channels passions for language and health equity - May 19, 2022
Layla Babahaji is no stranger to public service — she received the Trailblazer Award, the Leader in Service Award and the Gifford Darling Reiss Newcomb Award for her commitment to others last year at the time of her graduation from the School of...

School of Liberal Arts graduate finds literary voice through Tulane educational journey - May 19, 2022
For the first time, the Tulane School of Liberal Arts will have a commencement poet at its diploma ceremony, which will take place on Friday, May 20, at 11 a.m., in Yulman Stadium. That poet is Jalon Young. His poem, he said, “works perfectly for...

Marvelous Mortarboards, Class of 2022 edition - May 19, 2022
Take a look at these creative mortarboards that members of the Class of 2022 will wear to the Unified Commencement Ceremony on May 21.

Graduate learns to ‘keep going’ for herself and others - May 18, 2022
When Tran Nguyen-Phuong first entered her freshman year at Tulane, she had a rocky and overwhelming transition. “I went through that phase of ‘This is a new environment. These are new people. Where’s my place? Where do I fit in in this community...

Architecture student builds a future with leadership experience - May 18, 2022
A native of Moorestown, New Jersey, Kelsie Donovan will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Architecture and a resume that already speaks to her leadership potential. Donovan’s interest in Tulane’s School of Architecture was amplified by its...

From security guard to doctor, Class of 2022 student speaker proves that ‘anything is possible’ - May 18, 2022
Russell J. Ledet faced and conquered many challenges on his journey to become a doctor. As a boy growing up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, he never imagined that he would one day be where he is today, graduating from medical school and serving as the...

Graduate student gets last laugh with master’s degree from Tulane - May 17, 2022
Xavier Calfee is a husband, father of three boys, a full-time instructor at the Richmond Technical Center in Richmond, Virginia, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and vice president of Tulane’s new Student Veterans of America chapter. On Saturday, Calfee...

Fourth-generation Tulanian was (almost) all business on campus - May 17, 2022
Tulane University was a family tradition for finance major Allie Pear, who studied at the A. B. Freeman School of Business. Now, after only four years, Pear is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in accounting,...

Crawfest director has a knack for solving problems - May 16, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to events and large gatherings in March 2020, just about a month before one of the university’s most anticipated celebrations: Crawfest. As so many other events have been coming back, slowly but surely, since the...

2022 Commencement: Information for graduates - May 13, 2022
Doors for the Unified Commencement Ceremony will open at 7:30 a.m. All graduates will pass through security upon arrival. Graduates should arrive at Yulman Stadium no later than 8 a.m. dressed in regalia and should report to their school’s...

2022 Commencement: Information for guests - May 13, 2022
•    Doors for the Unified Commencement Ceremony will open at 7:30 a.m. Guests can enter Yulman Stadium at Gates A, B and C. •    ADA guest drop-off is at Gate B. ADA guest pickup after the ceremony is at Gate C. •    Rideshare and taxis should...

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