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Commencement 2022 schedule of events - May 13, 2022
Friday, May 20, 2022 8 a.m. School of Science & Engineering Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Yulman Stadium More information: https://sse.tulane.edu/content/2022-graduation-events 10 a.m. A. B. Freeman School of Business Undergraduate...

Decoding the colors of commencement - May 12, 2022
The practice of wearing caps and gowns to signify a graduate’s educational passage from one level to the next extends back to medieval universities. Since then, generations of students have continued the tradition and in modern times found ways of...

Commencement 2020 celebrates space, purpose and possibility - April 23, 2022
Against the backdrop of a beautiful spring sunset over Yulman Stadium, almost 1,200 members of the Class of 2020 gathered for their “official” Tulane Commencement ceremony, held Friday night. President Michael Fitts presided over the ceremony,...

Commencement 2020 is here! - April 21, 2022
Class of 2020: Commencement Day has arrived! The entire Tulane community is excited to welcome the Class of 2020 back to campus! More than 1,200 members of the class are returning this year for their Commencement ceremony, which was postponed due...

Baseball legend, AI pioneer, Marine Corps commandant and comedian/actor to be honored at Tulane Commencement - April 08, 2022
Four individuals who have made major contributions in fields ranging from sports and entertainment to national defense and artificial intelligence will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2022 Commencement. Henry “Hank” Aaron, one of...

Know a great grad from the Class of 2022? Tell ‘Tulane Today’! - March 31, 2022
Do you know a great 2022 grad from any of Tulane’s schools or at any degree level? Members of the Class of 2022 embody the Tulane experience in many different ways. We are seeking nominations of graduates with inspirational stories to be featured...

Dumpstaphunk to headline Crawfest’s return to campus in April - March 21, 2022
On Saturday, April 23, Crawfest returns live for the first time in two years, bringing joy and excitement to the Tulane community. The festival is the one of the largest entirely student-run events in the country, offering a day of live music, arts...

Second degree offers a second chance at Commencement speech - August 17, 2021
Dylan Lucia is one of the student Commencement speakers for 2021. His speech will be part of the Unified Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 22. Last year, Dylan Lucia was preparing to graduate from the School of Science and Engineering (SSE)...

Tulane employee and graduate turns short-term assignment into a lasting legacy - May 25, 2021
Thirteen years ago, Niyoka “Nikki” Payton came to Tulane University as a temporary payroll clerk. Today, she is still at the university, currently one of the two talent acquisition coordinators in Tulane’s Office of Human Resources and Institutional...

Engineering graduate and musician values coursework and connections - May 24, 2021
Robert Johnson, who is receiving a Bachelor of Science from the School of Science and Engineering, with a double major in engineering physics and mathematics and a minor in music, embodied the “work hard” mentality, but learned throughout his time...

School of Medicine celebrates graduates with in-person ceremony at Convention Center - May 24, 2021
Students of the Class of 2021 at the Tulane University School of Medicine received their Doctor of Medicine and PhD degrees among family and friends at an in-person Commencement ceremony hosted at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday,...

Students and family celebrate Commencement at in-person ceremonies in Yulman Stadium - May 24, 2021
After an unprecedented year, the Class of 2021 joyously celebrated their Commencement in-person in Yulman Stadium with nine individual school ceremonies held over the course of three days: May 19-21. Proud family and friends filled the stands of the...

Tulane grads host ‘watch parties’ to view the virtual Unified Commencement Ceremony - May 23, 2021
Many Tulane graduates hosted watch parties to view the Unified Commencement Ceremony, which was held virtually this year. The livestream took place on Saturday, May 22. Members of the Class of 2021 broke out their caps and gowns, along with...

Newcomb Scholar is an activist and podcast host - May 20, 2021
Neuroscience was an unlikely major for LaKia Williams, a Newcomb Scholar who originally came to Tulane because of her interest in studying public relations. Communication, especially surrounding issues of social activism and reproductive justice, is...

Business graduate took pandemic as ‘opportunity to grow’ in her field - May 19, 2021
Laurel Anne Kessler takes opportunities where she finds them. She is graduating from the A. B. Freeman School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Management with a minor in social innovation and social entrepreneurship. When she came to...

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