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Human impact on the Mississippi River region, planet is subject of Tulane conference - October 31, 2019
The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University will host an international gathering Nov. 10-16 devoted to the human impact on and around the Mississippi River region basin and the planet. "Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta...

Bringing Commencement home to the Tulane campus - September 17, 2019
Tulane University announced on Wednesday that its 2020 Commencement ceremony will be held for the first time ever in Yulman Stadium on the university’s uptown campus. The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which has been home to most Tulane commencements...

PhD grad’s mission is saving lives - May 22, 2019
In the program for the upcoming 13th World Congress of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell later this year in China, new PhD graduate Derek Dashti is described as a “renowned speaker” alongside some of the world’s most accomplished scientists and...

Tulane bestows teaching awards on five faculty members - May 22, 2019
Five Tulane University faculty members received universitywide teaching awards during the 2019 Commencement ceremony — two Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellows Awards for Undergraduate Teaching, which recognize excellence in undergraduate...

Graduate explores social justice, pushes for change - May 22, 2019
For many undergraduates, mustering the energy necessary to pursue their academic interests  and plan for the future is a worthy challenge, but for the 2019 School of Liberal Arts graduate Maddy Lowry, this was only one of the goals to be reached in...

Physician-scientist sets a course for fighting outbreaks - May 20, 2019
Dr. Sally Baker’s passion for sleuthing out — and preventing — infectious diseases started with a global epidemic. She caught the bug in high school at the height of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak. While many reacted in fear...

Persistence, patience pay off for Tulane grad - May 20, 2019
Eric Lane has taken the road less traveled for most college graduates, but that did not stop him from achieving his goal of earning a degree from Tulane University. When Lane received his degree in applied computing with a concentration in...

University Commencement hits all the right notes - May 18, 2019
“Wherever you go, don’t forget the lessons of this place,” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, told graduates at Tulane University Commencement on Saturday, May 18.  More than 3,000 candidates representing all 50 states, more than 50 countries, and each of the...

Law grad has a ‘lifetime of gratitude’ - May 16, 2019
There is nothing easy about law school – it’s three years of relentless, demanding workload. Now imagine attending one of the nation’s most rigorous institutions following a diagnosis — and subsequent treatment — for stomach cancer. “I thought I...

Activist with triple major is Class of 2019 student Commencement speaker - May 16, 2019
For Abi Mbaye, Tulane’s reputation was only outdone by its campus. Mbaye, a native of New York City who grew up for a while in Senegal, thought the campus was so magnificent, it was an “unachievable” dream. She wanted to apply to Tulane but couldn’t...

Exceptional student, artist, Newcomb Scholar will be missed - May 15, 2019
Margaret K. “Meg” Maurer of Forest Lake, Minnesota, a Newcomb Scholar and 2019 graduating senior, died in a tragic accident on March 5. The Tulane community mourns the loss of this truly exceptional person. Meg, an outstanding and dedicated student...

Mellon Fellow earns PhD with research on racism-based trauma - May 15, 2019
Curtis Davis Jr. graduates on Saturday with a doctorate in social work. It’s impressive that he earned the PhD in less than three years, having arrived at Tulane with a master’s degree and several years of professional experience, also in social...

Peace Corps signs up David Woodside, 2019 Altman Scholar - May 13, 2019
David Woodside is on his way to immerse himself in Ukraine. He graduates on May 18 with bachelor’s degrees from both the School of Liberal Arts (in political economy) and the A. B. Freeman School of Business (in management). During his four years...

Know a great 2019 grad? Tell ‘Tulane Today’! - April 03, 2019
Do you know a great grad from any of Tulane’s schools or at any degree level? The Tulane University Class of 2019 has many individuals who have had extraordinary experiences or who will embark on exciting post-college chapters. We are seeking...

Illuminating ‘The Power of Tulane’ - June 21, 2018
In the Academic Year in Review, Tulane University President Mike Fitts presents an exclusive look at the university’s achievements during the 2017–18 academic year. Its theme, The Power of Tulane, serves to highlight the people and programs...

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